Inside one of the Cheddar Gorge Caves - in a skeleton was found in the caves - Cheddar Man dates from approximately 7150 BC - Britain's oldest complete skeleton. Distance from Shaftesbury to Cheddar Gorge is 38 miles.
Cheddar Gorge, in Cheddar. Britain's biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs rising to the stunning stalactite caverns. This world-famous beauty spot is a National Nature Reserve, reveals many fascinating stories of our prehistoric ancestors, and is