Kents Cavern Torquay


Ilsham Road, Wellswood, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JF

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Kents Cavern is one of Europe’s top prehistoric Stone Age caves with an extensive labyrinth of spectacular and easily accessible caverns open daily all year. This iconic heritage attraction has many quality tourism awards.

This iconic heritage attraction has many quality tourism awards and is a gateway site to the UNESCO English Riviera Global Geopark.

Guide Prices

Please note: there is a £2 charge for use of the on-site car park.

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)


4th July 2018 - 31st Aug 2018

Summer Ghost TourHead underground for a seriously spooky Ghost Show....  Journey around these ancient caves following your storyteller as they unearth local folklore about ghostly experiences in South Devon. With dim lighting and candles you never know who may appear from the dark! You will walk the entire...
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20th Oct 2018 - 31st Oct 2018

Halloween Half Term Fun - October Half Term - Kents CavernJoin us this half term for some spooooky activities.... with cave tours, the Ghost joke trail, Spooky Dig and the Underground Pumpkin hunt. No need to book - just turn up! We've got regular tours throughout the day, so there's no need to book. Just turn up and collect your activity sheets!...
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5th Nov 2018 - 17th Nov 2018

Shakespeare UndergroundShakespeare Underground. (awaiting further details)
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2nd Dec 2018 - 24th Dec 2018

Christmas at Kents CavernCome and spend Christmas with us, you won't be disappointed! Join the fun this year for another incredible Santa Show with all our favourite friends. Christmas at Kents Cavern Join Santa and his friends in a magical underground adventure - more than just a Grotto! Tickets sell fast, so we...
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13th Dec 2018 - 13th Dec 2018

Carols In The Caves - Kents CavernCarols by candlelight in the unique underground world of Kents Cavern... This unique festival experience takes place over two hours. Start seated and hear the amazing acoustics and then take a walk around the caves, singing carols by candlelight and finish with mulled wine/hot chocolate & festive...
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Recent Reviews:

  • LORNA68
    Trip Type:
    Amazing !
    5 of 5 stars
    15th July 2018
    This was amazing ! A very different type of attraction. Ollie our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the caves and even stayed professional with all the young kids that were running... Read full review
  • Fergus R
    5 of 5 stars
    14th July 2018
    The guide was very informative and quite funny. Kept everyone entertained the whole time. We had to wait 15 minutes to get in but this was filled with some gem hunting which the kids loved. The... Read full review
  • disapointed072014
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Worth a visit
    4 of 5 stars
    12th July 2018
    Very interesting you have to go on a tour in a group but not a problem, I use oxygen so was a little worried but they were very reassuring and helpful. We'll worth spending a little time in the... Read full review




  • Gift Shop


  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Meals and refreshments available, with terrace overlooking the Ilsham Valley.
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Open All Year
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 200
  • Min group size - 20
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Languages spoken

  • French spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking - Chargable
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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