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Kents Cavern Torquay


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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.

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

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Recent Reviews:

  • Jeremy J
    Beverley, United Kingdom
    Excellent tour - Slightly spoilt
    4 of 5 stars
    18th Mar 2018
    Have planned to do this tour on many of my visits to the area and only just got round to it. I was not disappointed by the experience with an excellent tour guide whom was very informative and the... Read full review
  • michaelwatkins668
    Northam, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    First class.
    5 of 5 stars
    11th Mar 2018
    An amazing informative visit. Well presented and extra bonus of having a tour guide who explained everything about these caves and how our ancestors lived. Children friendly. Read full review
  • The2urers
    Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A hidden gem!
    4 of 5 stars
    10th Mar 2018
    Hard to believe the extent of these caverns, amazing place. Well worth a visit. Excellent guide, thank you Alan, so informative without being too ‘ lecturing’ . There is a nice souvenir shop... Read full review




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Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

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


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

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

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


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

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

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

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families

Languages spoken

  • French spoken

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

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

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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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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