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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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Made me scream

I went on the ghost walk alone... I thought that the staff were being a little bit patronising when... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2011
Fionajane84
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Crawley, United Kingdom
Entertaining Guide

An interesting and informative tour guide with enough to keep our children of 6 and 13 entertained... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2011
John O
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Lymm, 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 22 August 2011

I went on the ghost walk alone... I thought that the staff were being a little bit patronising when they said I was brave for going alone!!! They were right, it was very tempting to hide behind other members of the group as the effects...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank Fionajane84
Reviewed 18 August 2011

An interesting and informative tour guide with enough to keep our children of 6 and 13 entertained and interested. Good value for money too

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank John O
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Short trip packed full of information and visit to the cave. Used the tesco vouchers for entry. A good day out. There is parking on site but can get full very quickly. A must see if you visit Torquay.

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed 15 August 2011

It was a very interesting visit to an amazing feat of nature. Guide was good and friendly as were most of the other staff. Food service in the cafe seemed very slow at lunch with fairly big cues but when it came/was purchased it was...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2011

Fantastic, is the one word to sum up our recent evening on the Ghost Tour & Dinner here at the Kents. £15.50 for 2 starters, main & tour (£3,50 additional for dessert). What a welcome we recieved, cast members all dressed up - the building...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed 14 August 2011

We booked the evening ghost hunt in the caves and it was the best part of our holiday. The only shame was that it only lasted 40mins. Everyone was screaming with fear and giggling with excitement ! The host was a brilliant actress who stayed...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Reviewed 8 August 2011

I went with 2 boys ages 9 and 11. I wasn't sure they would enjoy it but they absolutely loved it!! Best bit is when they show you just HOW dark a cave can be. We also saw a bat which was a real bonus....More

Date of experience: July 2011
1  Thank MrsJHerts
Reviewed 19 June 2011

I thought this was a really interesting place to visit. The guide knew so much about the cavern which really enhanced the tour. I thought it would last longer but very good all the same.

2  Thank BirchieWalsall
Reviewed 3 June 2011

We absolutely loved the Tempest. We have seen a few outdoor plays over the last few years, and the caves is by far the best setting! Beats the Minack! We will definately be going to their next play later in the year.

Date of experience: May 2011
1  Thank Jeavons_Family1
Reviewed 12 May 2011

I really enjoyed my visit to the kents .. Was very educational and our tour guide Felicity was really friendly, She didnt have the easiest people to take on the tour but still made it fun for everyone and made the tour very fun! Me...More

Date of experience: March 2011
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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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