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Kents Cavern

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Had a great tour of the caves by Sarah, very informative and kids enjoyed it. Great to see the... read more

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Excellent guided tour of the caves

The geology and history of the caves make this an informative visit. The guided tour explains both... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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Kents Cavern is by far Britain's most important prehistoric cave used by ancient humans for the last 500,000 years including Neanderthals and early modern humans. The caves are open every day for guide tours, 7 days a week with natural caverns...more
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89/91 Ilsham Road | Cavern House, Torquay TQ1 2JF, England
+44 1803 215136
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great tour of the caves by Sarah, very informative and kids enjoyed it. Great to see the various formations around the caves.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The geology and history of the caves make this an informative visit. The guided tour explains both aspects of the caves.

Thank Enigma1313
Reviewed 3 days ago

A really interesting place to visit. The guide, Sarah, was knowledgeable and very enthusiastic about the caves and it was a pleasure being taken around and learning so much about the place. It's easy and safe to walk around and took about an hour. I...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great trip, the kids loved it too, the staff are great at telling the tales of caves and make it really come to life.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good day at Kent’s cavern bean here before worth the high entrees fee however these caves need two be maintained freely stafe and a good coffe shop no more exspec than anywhere else

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fascinating walk through prehistoric caves. Hannah was a fantastic, informative and charming tour guide. We also went for a walk around the woodtrail and enjoyed a tasty boar burger in the cafe. All the staff were friendly and helpful and helped us enjoy a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea that we had such a prehistoric cave complex in the UK. Really enjoyed our visit here. The tour is guided by an excellent guide. Very informative and very clear. £12 entrance fee. Cafe facilities on site.

Thank Lin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the cavern in October. This is a great time to visit as it was quiet (a total of four of us on the tour) and a warm & dry escape from the rain outside. You’re guided through the cavern by a guide who...More

Thank CanterburySteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a bit sceptical about paying £12 to look round some caves, especially as you pay £2 to park the car in their car park, but the tour guide, David made it so interesting and entertaining that I would definitely say its worth the...More

Thank HelenCopestake
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister got married here at the weekend and it was an experience! I can not fault the staff for making it go so smoothly. I didn't go on the tour but my family thoroughly enjoyed it. If you are looking for a quirky wedding...More

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Leah J
7 April 2018|
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Response from Ro d | Reviewed this property |
From their website the answer is no. "Registered Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Disability Support Dogs, Medical Assistance Dogs, Disability Assistance Dogs and Seizure Alert Dogs are permitted to... More
3 February 2018|
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Response from Tara B | Property representative |
Yes. You can take even babies into the caves. Be aware that there is a sound and light show at the beginning of the tour and a brief moment darkness. Tour guides are well trained to look after and entertain children as well... More
stephanie s
12 September 2017|
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Response from Keith N | Reviewed this property |
I agree with te other comments but woan uld add that it is a cave with rocky floors. they can be uneven and wet and sloppy. The staff are helpful but only you know your own capabilities it can be a risk. I suggest you talk... More