rest up, recharge & renew- or pack up, get up and out there! discover the new – or discover you, your stay, your way, love your escape
Escape to the country at Cheddar Woods and find your perfect Somerset getaway. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat in the hills or an adventure holiday break, Cheddar Woods is the perfect place for you to discover.
Our holiday lodge accommodation has everything you need for your perfect self-catering break in Somerset. Cook up a storm in the fully-fitted kitchen, relax in comfort and take in the views across the Mendip Hills from your open-plan living area. Head outside to your private decking area and enjoy your dinner a la carte, or truly unwind and relax with your own hot tub when you book from our Premier accommodation range. Looking for a break now? Don’t miss our last-minute deals!
There is something for everyone to join in with at Cheddar Woods, from the fun GoActive programme, to the beautiful Eden Spa offering a place to getaway from it all. Explore the local area, find history around every corner and discover the little villages in Somerset. Create your holiday, your way and discover a whole new way of exploring!
All of our resorts in England are currently open to holiday guests and holiday home owners. Our resorts in Wales are affected by local lockdown restrictions in Flintshire, Denbighshire and Conwy.find out more here
why Cheddar Woods?
Here at Cheddar Woods, we can’t wait for you to discover your holiday, your way.
Explore your beautiful holiday lodge, our stunning resort and find your next adventure with Darwin Escapes. Our wide range of holiday accommodation is perfect for all family sizes. Our four-bed lodge is just waiting for you to book your holiday break with your family, or you can escape on a romantic getaway in our intimate one-bedroom lodge! Soak up the peaceful countryside views, enjoy the wildlife found in the Mendip Hills and really make it your perfect break away.
Our five-star facilities have something for all ages to get stuck into! Join in with the GoActive programme, learn new skills, meet new friends and laugh the night away in Cheddar. Get competitive at our pool tables (and two-lane bowling alley) before you enjoy a delicious dish and refreshing drink at our Bistro & Bar. There really is something for everyone here at Cheddar Woods – so come and see for yourself
Dream bigger, when you explore Somerset on your holiday here at Cheddar Woods.
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Find family fun, hidden history, undertake daring climbs and little towns, all on your doorstep at Cheddar Woods. Explore Somerset your very own way, whether that's diving into the famous caves and visiting the cave where the Cheddar Man was found! There's hidden history around every corner in Somerset, from Cheddar Village to the quirky Glastonbury town, where there are the most interesting shops to be explored!
Visit Wells and spot the famous bell-ringing swans, or head to Bristol Zoo for the best day out, and retreat back to your lodge for a night of fun and games with the family. Discover the local area at your own pace - whatever you want from your holiday, you'll find it in Cheddar. Cheddar Village has mini-golf, afternoon tea rooms and of course, the only place where you can buy real cheddar cheese - made in (you guessed it) Cheddar! There's so much waiting for you to explore, in beautiful Somerset.
places to visit
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The Roman Baths
These historical baths constructed in 70AD can be found in Bath City Centre and are believed to be...
The Jane Austen Centre
For any bookworms or Jane Austen fans, this centre gives you an insight into the life and works of...
30% off at Longleat
Enjoy a safari drive through at Longleat where you can see animals such as lions, cheetahs and...
Visit the house and gardens of the historic Forde Abbey which has been used for as a filming...
Axe Valley Wildlife Park
This small zoo is found in the Axe Valley just 10 minutes from the resort. From zebras to birds and...
If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity that the whole family can get involved in then why...
Lyme Rib Rides
Choose to have a leisurely boat trip or a thrill-seeking fast trip to see the stunning Jurassic...