Cheddar Signposting

Find a local Dentist or school nurse

Cheddar Dental Practice
Holmleigh, The Barrows, Cheddar BS27 3BE ·
01934 742259

Find a local children’s service

Children Centre
Studley Green Children's Centre
34 Westfield Rd, Trowbridge BA14 9JQ ·
01225 719753

Find a Local Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Wells
Wells Town Hall, Market Square
Somerset Adviceline - 0808 27 87 842 (freephone)

Find an organisation providing financial education

Please click here to download Martin Lewis guide to ‘Your Money Matters’ financial education textbook.

Find a local Housing Support officer

The Homestead Sheltered Accommodation - Sanctuary Housing Association
Union St, Cheddar BS27 3NB

Find a local Job centre plus

Weston Super Mare Jobcentre
Regent House, High St, Weston-Super-Mare BS23 1JH

Information on early years and childcare including tax free childcare

You can get up to £500 every 3 months (up to £2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the costs of childcare. This goes up to £1,000 every 3 months if a child is disabled (up to £4,000 a year).
To find out more, click here

Find a local Sports Club



Sharpham Road Playing Fields

Sharpham Road
Somerset BS27 3DR

Any new players who wish to join the club are welcome to contact the club chairman Richard Kent on 07929 598106 or simply come to our Tuesday night nets at Sharpham Rd. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.


Sharpham Playing Field
Sharpham Road
CheddarBS27 3DR

Join the club

We are always on the look out for new players and volunteers who do an amazing job in keeping our club running. So if you are interested in taking part, whether as a player or in any other role (for example managing, officiating, directing, coaching, admin, running the line) then please complete the short form below. A member of our team will then contact you to give you all the details you require to get started.

For any other queries, please email

Cheddar Scouts

Based in the Scout Hut at Cheddar First School. Ages 6-14. Contact Doug De Ivey on 744224.

Axbridge and Cheddar Valley Sea Cadets

The Old Railway Station, Station Road, Axbridge BS26 2BP

Parade Nights: Seniors (12-17 years) Tuesdays and Fridays 6.50pm – 9.15pm. Juniors (10-11 years) Friday 6.50pm – 9.15pm. Officer in Charge: P O Nottage


BCYC is based at Cheddar Watersports, a 265 acre reservoir located between Axbridge and Cheddar. The club exists to help people enjoy sailing, windsurfing, and paddle sports. Whether it’s your first time or you're a seasoned sailor, we'd love you to join us! Our club offers a relaxed, informal and friendly environment for all ages and abilities. As a recognised RYA Training Centre, we pride ourselves on our professionalism in training and tuition and we regularly hold taster sessions and courses for both members and non-members. For more information visit Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club


Climbing in Cheddar Gorge - – quality rock climbing experiences. We specialise in bespoke climbing sessions tailored to your needs and experience. All our sessions are exclusive giving you the undivided attention of an expert instructor. We offer comfortable modern harnesses and climbing shoes. There's no minimum age and we have full-body harnesses suitable for very small children. If you're a complete beginner we will teach you the basics of climbing and belaying. If you already have some skills or experience we will add to your knowledge and provide appropriate challenges. We are familiar with all the climbing venues in the Mendip Hills and will advise on the best location to suit your abilities. Wet weather postponements or refunds guaranteed. You can combine a half day climbing with a caving or abseiling session to make a full day of adventure.


Cheddar is world famous for its cheese and stunning gorge, but many visitors are unaware of the rich diversity of landscape and walking country we have here. Through the Walkers are Welcome scheme, Cheddar Walking promotes Cheddar as a walker-friendly destination offering a number of walking routes of varying grades, starting from the village centre.

The most popular walks in the Cheddar area are:

Historic Cheddar Village Walk - - This is a circular walk and links the centre of the historic village of Cheddar with Cheddar Gorge.

Level:Easy Time: Up to 2 Hours - Download Map

Gorge Circular Walk - Iconic Cheddar Gorge walk with magnificent views of the gorge and beyond.

Level:Hard in please Time: 2-3 Hours - Download Map

Strawberry Line Walk - A long but gentle walk on the old railway line that cuts through the Mendip Hills from Cheddar to Axbridge and on to Winscombe

Level:Easy but long Time: 2-4 Hours - Download Map

Visit Cheddar Walking for more information and a great selection of planned routes.

Sharpham Road Playing Fields park run

Our parkrun is a 5km run, you against the clock. Every Saturday at 9am, at Sharpham Road Playing Fieldsregister before your first run and bring a printed copy of your barcode on the day. We all run for our own enjoyment so please come along and join in whatever your pace!

Find out more about participating or volunteering on the official event page at


Kings Of Wessex Leisure Centre
01934 744939
Wells Leisure Centre
01749 670055

Rugby Club

+44 7711 492784
c/o 10 Dunstan Way
Cheddar Valley RFC
BS27 3GA

Cheddar Tennis Club

Cheddar Tennis Club Club secretary, Jennie Colton: Tel 742703

Table Tennis Contact Joe Hogan: Tel 744115


Cheddar Hockey Club (based at Kings Leisure Centre) – currently with two women’s teams, playing in Brunel 1 and Brunel 2 of the West Women’s Hockey League, with aims to set up a men’s team, welcoming players from age 13 upwards.
Julie Rogers 07891 925434
Fay Helps
Twitter: @CheddarHC
Cheddar Valley Youth Hockey Club Contact Tom Pearce: Tel 740298, or Ros Tyson: Tel 743510

High Flyers Trampoline Club (at Kings of Wessex Leisure Centre) – offering competitive and recreational lessons for children and adults. Contact Helen Moore: Tel 512929

Cheddar Tae Kwon-Do Club (at Kings of Wessex Leisure Centre) Contact Jane Lambert: Tel 01278 793422

Cheddar Judo Club Contact Phil Craddock: Tel 743288, or Carole Bradshaw: Tel 741858

Cheddar Ki Aikido Club Contact Ray Sturdy: Tel 01278 780769

Cheddar Karate Club (at Kings of Wessex): Contact John Ward, Tel: 744410.

Cheddar Skate Park – Sharpham Road, by the reservoir car park