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Kents Cavern, Torquay
(4.5/5 based on 1,800+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This really is a must do activity if you're in the area. This is a similar experience to cheddar caves, but has a guide who takes you round. The caves themselves are beautiful and our guide was very f...  more »
  • Went here with the wife and two grown up daughters as a gap filler before we flew home . We went on a Monday afternoon . There is room for parking for a lot of cars here you need to pay and display. T...  more »
  • I had reservations about this place, thinking it must be a farce that would hold the kids attention for 30 minutes.. BUT happy to say it was really interesting. Definitely worth the price of admission...  more »