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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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  • One damp day in August last year we decided to take my parents to visit kents Caven. We very much enjoyed the day, it was very well organised and the tour guides full of enthusiasm and lots of great i...  more »
  • We joined some friends to celebrate our friends 55th birthday. We live in Torquay and many of our group hadn't been since they were kids. It was really enjoyable. Alan our guide was informative as wel...  more »
  • Very interesting, man made and natural cave. Ideal day out for all ages! Can be very cold in cave. Lush location.  more »