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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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It was an interesting day out. Its not for everyone but you learn alot. I didnt realise how big the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Torquay, United Kingdom
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Fantastic Birthday Party

Just got back from kents cavern where we had my daughter Rosie's 8th birthday party. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Exeter, 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
89/91 Ilsham Road | Cavern House, Torquay TQ1 2JF, England
+44 1803 215136
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

It was an interesting day out. Its not for everyone but you learn alot. I didnt realise how big the cave was until we visited this year.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank soph511
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Just got back from kents cavern where we had my daughter Rosie's 8th birthday party. It was brilliant .....Derry was our guide and host she was amazing along with rest of the team. Really friendly welcome when we arrived, children got kitted out with their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank zoogirl1
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Be Indiana Jones for a day, learn about the dawn of history and maybe spot some skulls! A great winter adventure without freezing, because the temperature underground stays surprisingly warm, and the cafe has nice hot chocolates too. Also, Agatha Christie has been there!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Anna P
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I really enjoyable tour, which takes around 45 minutes. The caves were interesting and the tour guide was really good - funny and very informative. The caves are a contact 14 Celsius, so take appropriate clothes - even on a warm day. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

As we were on a short break in the area, dragged reluctant hubby along to Kent’s Cavern - as I fondly remembered it from a school trip many (many!) moons ago! So glad we did - chap who was our tour guide (apologies didn’t catch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Charmaine D
Reviewed 25 October 2018

What a find If you are in the area. KENT CAVERNS is a MUST Engaging tour guides certainly help the tour

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KT7Pete
Reviewed 24 October 2018

From start to finish a real gem of an attraction. Guide was very knowledgeable and enjoyed the flying bat added attraction at the beginning.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Terry G
Reviewed 23 October 2018

one of the best things we did on holiday i booked the tickets for the 2 of us with tour and lunch ,was well worth it ,the meal was really good all fresh food cooked so nice tara served us and she was so kind...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cherylbrenton
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Went with the kids, was great value for money and a very long tour of the caves which were massive and the tour guide provided such a good overview off them. The kids and us loved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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 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
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