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Kents Cavern, Torquay

4.5
#1 of 28 in Nature in Devon
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. Take a look at our Torquay trip website to schedule your visit to Kents Cavern and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The caverns are very interesting and the guide was very good in his explanation and giving people time to look around and answering questions. There is not a lot else to do apart from the café and a v...  more »
  • Great Place for a visit- Alfie made it fun and very interesting. Reasonable prices - great for Children. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.  more »
  • Had a lovely tour around the caves - the tour guide, Simon, was very informative & enthusiastic offering an exciting & engaging experience. Also would like to mention the lovely little gift shop which...  more »
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  • The caves are amazing! Tours are very interesting & the guides cater for all ages. The new Firestone kitchen looks fantastic & the food is lovely! The gift shop has some great things too. Don't forget to go down to the woodland area too!
  • Great family experience. I have been visiting this attraction for over 20 years. They always gave updated information and finds a great interactive experience. Cafe is reasonable and very comfortable. The wildlife walk needs a bit of work but has potential. Will continue to go in the future.
  • Great place really interesting. Loads for the kids to do. The tour was fantastic I highly recommend it. The cafe was good. Very clean and comfortable the food was a bit pricey but typical tourist place prices however it was amazing!
  • Wonderful one hour tour. Carry a jacket, its 14°C 24*7*365. Recommend it. Puts our time on earth into perspective.
  • Cafe has a good selection of food as expected. The tour was great the guide interacted well with the young children well but also catered for the adults mid 20's to 70's. Good for all ages
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