Kents Caverns Caves
A day out that was 400 million years in the making!
Kents Cavern is one of the most special caves in the country. The incredible geology and rich archaeological heritage of the cave has been astounding scientists and visitors alike for centuries. Records show the mysteries of the caves have been enticing explorers to venture into their depths for over 500 years.
Kents Cavern is a gateway visitor centre for UNESCO's English Riviera Global Geopark. The Geopark reveals a geological story that goes back 400 million years and one which has shaped the landscape and cultural heritage of the area. Kents Cavern is a protected national site because it is by far the most important prehistoric cave dwelling in Britain. It is known around the world for its archaeological record of prehistoric human life in ancient Europe.
With plenty of kids activities there is lots to keep the whole family interested. Try your hand at cave painting, try digging for relics or even get your face painted in a tribal style!
Address - Kents Cavern Caves, 91 Ilsham Rd, Torquay TQ1 2JF