We'll be building up a list of places of interest local to The Unicorn Hotel that registered users can rate. This will help visitors to the area find the best places to go and might even provide some inspiration for us locals too. If you want more information on any of these, why not pop in and see us - we might have some further literature, advice or even discount tickets for some of them.
Cheddar Gorge and Caves
A brilliantly coloured crystalline grotto with fantastic calcite sculptures, dancing fountains, mirror pools and evocative music and lighting. It's awesome!
The Crystal Quest
Embark on an exciting fantasy adventure of heroes and demons, of dragons and elves, where Good triumphs over Evil. Kids love it!
See Britain’s most impressive stalactite cavern, and meet Cheddar Man who once lived here. Audio guides for adults and kids tell the cave’s fascinating story.
Gorge Open-Top Bus Tour
All aboard our open-top double-decker! Enjoy a ride filled with fun and interesting facts from your guide. Marvel at the scenery on your tour of Britain's biggest and most beautiful gorge.
Cheddar Man - Museum of Prehistory
Discover the amazing story of how our ancestors survived the Ice Ages. Kids love the hands-on cave painting and the summer demonstrations of flint knapping and fire making.
The Lookout Tower
Excess energy? You’ll soon burn it off climbing the 274 steps up the side of the Gorge, then 48 more to the top of the Lookout Tower! There are 4 landing stages for those who prefer a slower pace. And if the climb hasn’t taken your breath away, the views will!
Cliff Top Gorge Walk
A 3-mile walk along the stunning cliff tops. Why not take a picnic and enjoy the finest views in Somerset? And there’s plenty of wildlife to spot along the way.
Fleet Air Arm Museum
The Royal Navy operates on the sea, under the sea, on the land and in the air. Welcome to the Fleet Air Arm Museum - representing the flying arm of the Royal Navy.
This is one of England's earliest, most important and most fascinating abbeys, providing sanctuary, tranquillity, history and heritage in one special place.
For the pilgrim the landscape of Avalon is a treasure trove where sacred sites abound. The most obvious to the visitor is Glastonbury Tor which can be seen from a great distance rising enigmatically above the flat Summerland meadows.
Haynes International Motor Museum
The UK's largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50s and 60s glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars like the Jaguar XJ220.
Safari Park, Theme Park and historic manor house.
Lytes Cary Manor
Lytes Cary Manor is an intimate medieval manor house with a beautiful Arts and Crafts garden where you can imagine living.
Originally the family home of Henry Lyte, where he translated the unique Niewe Herbal book on herbal remedies, Lytes Cary was then lovingly restored in the 20th century by Sir Walter Jenner.
The garden rooms contain a magical collection of topiary and herbaceous borders, while tranquil walks on the estate take you along the River Cary.
To complete your visit, take a stroll among our community allotments and discover their creative and colourful designs.
Britain’s most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey…