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Kents Cavern, Torquay

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At Kents Cavern, explore caverns with signs of habitation dating back to the Stone Age. Take a guided tour through the labyrinth of chambers. Your guide will tell you stories of how prehistoric humans and animals made their homes here. Dramatic stalactites and stalagmites point from the roofs and floors. Kids can find artifacts, such as a shark's tooth, in the archaeological dig area and paint a woolly mammoth on a cave wall. Make sure you stop into the Ancestors Exhibition to see the oldest human fossil discovered in Britain, a 41,000-year-old jawbone. Finish your visit with a bite in the on-site restaurant. A visit to Kents Cavern represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Torquay trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Easy access and very interesting, Guide was very informative and fun, a good wet wether activity. Cafe was reasonably priced with a good range of food on offer 
  • Really interesting hour spent learning about the history of the cavern. Our guide was excellent and helped bring it all to life. 
  • We had a really enjoyable visit here made even more fun by the knowledgeable guide David. He entertained us during the whole of our amazing tour and would highly recommend you go there if you are in D...  more »