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Wells, Cheddar Cheese and Cheddar Gorge - Private Day Trip from Bath

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    What to Expect
    Your guide will collect you from your hotel lobby in Bath at 8.30am and drive you through the English countryside to the cathedral city of Wells where you will have a private walking tour of this historic city. Places visited include the magnificent Wells Cathedral which dates back to the 13th Century and Europe's oldest residential street. Within the cathedral you will be able to see the world's 2nd oldest working clock.

    After lunch at a traditional English pub we will visit Cheddar, the birth-place of the famous Cheddar Cheese. Today there is only 1 small cheese factory in this area that produces the traditional Cheddar Cheese and you will visit this to get a great insight into how Cheddar Cheese is made. If you are lucky you may even see cheese being made whilst you are there. At the end of the visit you will have the chance to taste different varieties of the cheese they produce, including a cheese which is matured in the local caves. Should you wish there will be an opportunity to purchase cheese as souvenirs or to enjoy on the rest of your holiday.

    Before a scenic drive back to Bath you will be driven through the spectacular Cheddar Gorge, England's largest gorge. The road through this gorge was recently awarded the title of the most scenic drive in Britain. There will be the opportunity to stop and walk up to a viewpoint on the gorge where you will be rewarded with fantastic panoramic views over the gorge and the surrounding area. This walk does involve a steep 15 minute ascent on an uneven path which can get muddy when there has been rain, so may not be suitable for everyone.

    At the end of the tour you will be driven back to your hotel in Bath, arriving around 5pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If your Bath accommodation is not listed or you prefer to be picked up in a central location in Bath instead of a hotel please send details of the location e.g. the Bath railway station.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h 30m
    Inclusions
    • Private tour with a local guide
    • Private a/c transportation
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Lunch and refreshments
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We did the Wells Cheddar Gorge full day tour. So much fun! The Cathedral was beautiful and the hike up the gorge was so worth it. We even saw a rainbow which Dan may have arranged...yes he is that good a tour guide. You can’t go wrong with any of his tours!
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    Response from Daniel H, Owner at Wells, Cheddar Cheese and Cheddar Gorge - Private Day Trip from Bath
    Responded 16 Oct 2019
    Thank you for your wonderful review and recommendation Lora. It was a real pleasure meeting all of you and taking you on a tour of Wells and Cheddar. Rainbows are all part of the service ;) I hope you had a fantastic time in Cornwall. Wishing you many more wonderful travelling experiences together, Daniel.
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    Our guide, Daniel, arrived at our rented flat and took us on an amazing all day tour ! We started in Bath and proceeded to the sights and areas around Bath. Well's Cathedral was beautiful and the lunch we had at the Crown at Well's was delicious. We had a very interesting and
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    Response from Daniel H, Owner at Wells, Cheddar Cheese and Cheddar Gorge - Private Day Trip from Bath
    Responded 14 Jul 2019
    Many thanks for your wonderful review Wendy. It was a real pleasure showing you and your family around the beautiful places surrounding Bath. Wells Cathedral and the Cheddar Gorge are stunning! I hope you all had a great time in Weymouth and on the rest of your trip. I wish you all many more wonderful travelling experiences, Daniel.
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Bath Insider Tours
    75 reviews
    552preetic
    London, United Kingdom
    5419
    One of the BEST tours I've done - THANK YOU DANIEL!
    A group of us had a tour of Avebury yesterday with Daniel and it was an amazing day! Daniel was armed with great
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    Lora-2057
    Easley, South Carolina
    12
    Highly Recommend!!
    We did the Wells Cheddar Gorge full day tour. So much fun! The Cathedral was beautiful and the hike up the gorge
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    tonycradic
    Kingsport, Tennessee
    21
    The way to see Stonehenge!
    Do the Stonehenge tour with Daniel, and you'll be so glad you did! We were picked up in the lobby of our hotel and
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    amie512
    Texas
    31
    Relaxing afternoon in the English countryside
    We did the afternoon private tour of Lacock and Castle Combe with Daniel, and it easily capped off our most
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    Fiona E
    23
    The Perfect Tour of Bath
    Daniel is an excellent tour guide, friendly and keen to impart his knowledge of Bath. He is very engaging and
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    robertlA34CD
    Saint Louis, Missouri
    32
    Great day with Daniel
    Our group of 6 had a wonderful day touring Stonehenge and Wadworth Brewery with Daniel as our guide. He was a
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    48Kathy
    San Diego, California
    79
    A definite highlight of our vacation!
    After arriving at the Southampton cruise terminal, we were met by Daniel who picked us up and whisked us off to
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    Mark H
    11
    Mark
    An excellent, friendly and engaging 3 hour tour of Bath visiting all the main sites with stories to bring the
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    DOH03
    Brisbane, Australia
    23
    Perfect Bath Tour
    It was an absolute pleasure spending the afternoon with Daniel. Our time in Bath was short and the Walking Tour
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    John F
    31
    Don't miss this one
    This is a MUST DO while visiting Bath. Daniel was most entertaining, knowledgeable, and took a very personal
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    bethtishler72
    Newton, Massachusetts
    41
    City tour with local guide
    Our guide, Daniel, was excellent/very knowledgeable and charming. Although we had taken the Hop On Hop Off Bus of
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    ReadytoGoAgain999
    21
    Best ever private, custom 1 day tour with Daniel!!!
    We had an excellent full day tour including Bath, Castle Combe and Hawk-flying! Our day started when Daniel picked
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    648dorisr
    11
    Stonehenge Private Tour
    We looked forward to seeing Stonehenge and Daniel made it come alive. He also showed us much of Bath. He is
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    dlv387
    Victoria, British Columbia
    61
    Excellent private tour with Daniel
    First positive experience was the ability to book at the last minute to support our highly unscheduled vacation.
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    Fabien C
    11
    Best guide ever
    We had an fantastic time with Daniel who did an extraordinary 3h tour of Bath. He is extremelly welcoming and on
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    • Duration: 8h 30m
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