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Kents Cavern is Britain's Oldest known prehistoric home. You are led by a guide through a labyrinth of undergound natural passages used by humankind for thousands of years. Neanderthals and the very first Britons occupied the caves. Here Victorian explorers combined geological time and fossil remains to reveal the antiquity of humanity. Open daily for guided tours. See natural caverns, amazing formations, remains of mammoth, woolly rhino, sabre-toothed cats. There is an Ice Age woodland trail quest, shop and restaurant with views over the Ilsham Valley. Located in Torquay, birth place of Agatha Christie, the caves are part of the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark, 1.5kms from Torquay Harbour, close to the South West Coast Path. The caves inspired writers like Agatha Christie, Beatrix Potter and more recently folk-horror writer Adam Nevill. Perfect on any day all ,year. Onine pre-booking highly recommended to visit these popular Devon caves.
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91 Ilsham Road, Torquay TQ1 2JF England
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Meadfoot Road, Torquay TQ1 2JP England
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  • LoveTravel638252
    90 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great tour by Amber
    Went today because of wet weather. You need to book tickets online I tried to get a 3pm slot but by the time I’d entered my details there weren’t enough places left, so had to go at 4. Very interesting caves, Amber was great and gave us lots of facts. Great place to visit on a rainy day
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 22, 2023
  • Freja
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth the visit
    As soon as we arrived the staff were very helpful, directing us to a small exhibition that we could look around while waiting for our entrance time. We had the tour guide Simon, who was very informative and we could see he was passionate about what he was saying. The caves are beautiful and I felt that I had learnt a lot. Very relaxed tour, you don’t feel rushed and can take time to take photos, Simon waited until everyone was ready before he spoke making sure No-one missed out. Afterwards we asked about the woodland trail and if it was suitable for adults or more for children. It is more for children but we had a walk around and if it was nicer weather it would have been better but still worth seeing everything while you are there.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 22, 2023
  • Peter S
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kents Cavern Tour
    First time visiting Kent’s Cavern all the staff were very friendly. Lucas our guide was very knowledgeable and funny at times but also very approachable if we had any questions. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Would definitely recommend a visit.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 23, 2023
  • Callum
    London, United Kingdom35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great staff, interesting history
    We attended the second to last tour on a Sunday so our tour was a very small group. Our guide Joe very clearly loves what he does and the history behind the caves, and made the tour very interesting. The tour is definitely worth it and so is the café at the end.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 25, 2023
  • lindadowns
    Altrincham, United Kingdom47 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A trip back in time.
    Myself, my daughter and grandsons aged 14 and 11 visited this excellent attraction. Having booked online at a reduced price, we all thoroughly enjoyed our 45 minute tour. Our excellent guide Charlotte gave an interesting and informative tour, utilising a torch to point out various structures. At one point she extinguished the light completely which enabled us to experience a completely pitch black environment - quite surreal. Coffee and yummy chocolate cake in the cafe afterwards, topped off a brilliant morning. FYI this experience is definitely not suitable for very small children.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written August 1, 2023
  • Flitwick123
    Greater London, United Kingdom11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Tour
    Great guided tour of Kent’s Cavern. Our tour guide Quinn was informative and friendly and happy to answer any questions - I hope he receives some recognition for his hard work! Really interesting with photo opportunities throughout the caves. There is a gift shop, parking and cafe on site as well.
    Thank you for your positive review! We will pass your comments onto Quinn
    Written September 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written August 12, 2023
  • lelkass
    113 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An amazing insight in to our earliest history.
    We had a wonderful experience last week. I went around ten years ago and really enjoyed the experience then too so thought I would take my Son. He hadn't been too keen on visiting but absolutely loved it. You are guided around as part of a group. Charlotte P was our guide and she was a wealth of knowledge and very funny. The caves are amazing and such a wonderful opportunity to learn about our earliest history. There is also an outdoor trail which is particularly aimed at children but adds to the experience. The car park is £3 for 3 hours and was very busy. You can park on the road for free but this was also very busy with it being the summer holiday and a wet day, hence people wanting to be indoors. All staff were very friendly and helpful. I would definitely visit again and highly recommend that you do too.
    Thank you for your positive review! We look forward to seeing you again soon
    Written September 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written August 13, 2023
  • Emily K
    25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lovely visit
    Loved this place! We took a tour with Cara last week and she was so informative. My daughter (7) was kept interested and wasn't too scared in the caves. She loved the woodland trail and the chocolate cake from the cafe was the best we've ever tasted. She found treasure and was able to keep the stones she found.
    Thank you for your review!
    Written September 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 14, 2023
  • Simon B
    Manchester, United Kingdom2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing spectacle and great tour guides
    Amazing tour with Helen learning about the history and importance of the site. Stunning beautiful and haunting inside so be sure to take a good camera. Great on-site facilities and pay and display parking but definitely worth the price of admission and would recommend
    Thank you so much for the positive review!
    Written September 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written August 23, 2023
  • Erin W
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom147 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth visiting
    Very interesting and important sight, our guide was very good at engaging the children on the tour and able to answer questions requiring understanding of resent scientific developments. Overall very impressed and would recommend especially if you have an interest in sights such as this. Parking was easy and there is a cafe on sight that was better than the average for this kind of sight.
    Thank you for your positive review!
    Written September 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written August 24, 2023
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Popular hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay that have a pool include:
Cary Court Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Marstan - Traveller rating: 5/5

Some of the best hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay are:
Haytor Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Hotel Balmoral - Adults Only - Traveller rating: 4.5/5
Cary Court Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5

A gym is available to guests at the following hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay:
The Hotel Balmoral - Adults Only - Traveller rating: 4.5/5
Hampton by Hilton Torquay - Traveller rating: 4.5/5
The Imperial Torquay - Traveller rating: 4/5

A private balcony can be enjoyed by guests at the following hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay:
The Meadfoot Bay - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Imperial Torquay - Traveller rating: 4/5
The Osborne Hotel - Traveller rating: 4/5

These hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay have great views and are well-liked by travellers:
Haytor Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Hotel Balmoral - Adults Only - Traveller rating: 4.5/5

These hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay have been described as romantic by other travellers:
Haytor Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
Cary Court Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Marstan - Traveller rating: 5/5

Families travelling in Torquay enjoyed their stay at the following hotels near Kents Cavern:
The Hotel Balmoral - Adults Only - Traveller rating: 4.5/5
Cary Court Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Marstan - Traveller rating: 5/5

These hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay generally allow pets:
Devonshire Hotel - Traveller rating: 4.5/5
Trinity Mews - Traveller rating: 4/5
The Imperial Torquay - Traveller rating: 4/5
It is always best to call ahead and confirm specific pet policies before your stay.

Free breakfast can be enjoyed at the following hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay:
Haytor Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Hotel Balmoral - Adults Only - Traveller rating: 4.5/5
Cary Court Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5

These hotels near Kents Cavern in Torquay have free parking:
Haytor Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5
The Hotel Balmoral - Adults Only - Traveller rating: 4.5/5
Cary Court Hotel - Traveller rating: 5/5

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