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Kents Cavern

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Very nice

Had a great tour of the cavern by David, it was a very quiet day at the cavern so the tour took... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
itsmeinnitguys
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Second visit as we enjoyed it so much the first time

We had a really good guide, Joe, who was very funny. He was like a young Jack Whitehall. The caves... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cocorabbit69
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Surrey, 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 (except Christmas Day) for guide tours, 7 days a week...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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89/91 Ilsham Road | Cavern House, Torquay TQ1 2JF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great tour of the cavern by David, it was a very quiet day at the cavern so the tour took about an hour with no waiting, it's a very interesting place to visit. nice gift shop and café . The toilets were clean...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good guide, Joe, who was very funny. He was like a young Jack Whitehall. The caves are so interesting to visit and marvel at the millions of years of nature’s work in making them. The Victorians who made them accessible and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really interesting time was had, the tour guide was very informative and really made the children of the tour group feel involved. The gift shop was a good standard and everything ran smoothly. We came away feeling that we had learned some new facts,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scottanderson2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting experience, The tour guide was funny as well as having an in depth knowledge of the location. Not somewhere you would expect to find underground near the seafront. I personally wouldn't take under 5's as it is a bit dark and damp.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour guide was very nice and gave us a lot of information. The tour took about one hour. It's definitely worth visiting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BogusSkipper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day at Kent’s cavern after winning a competition. We had visited before but because of half term they had extra activities on. We had booked in on the extra workshops which were reasonably priced and a lot of fun! We made hunting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. The trip leader was very good and humorous he clearly knew his stuff. It was a fascinating trip and it lasted for approximately 50 minutes. Very good value for money

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ZoeSimp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for half term fun. Our daughter was given a voucher after going with school. The entrance is just up from the car park and has easy access. You enter through main doors where there is a warm welcome from staff. Entrance is payable at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dylsemms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there today with our 10 year old grandson. A good attraction and very interesting to hear about the use of the caves from the stone age on. Very beautiful in places too. Our guide was lovely (sorry but cannot remember her name as it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area, this is the place to visit! So much fun and very informative, our guide had lots to say and kept our attention the whole way around. Take care if you have anyone who struggles with walking as it can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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33leahj
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
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TaniaS3202
3 February 2018|
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Response from tarabeacroft | 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
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123stephanies
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
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