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Kents Cavern

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Great tour of amazing caves

THe caves are amazing and our tour guide David was excellent at bringing it all to life, his humour... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Daydream589844
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Family outing

Thought this was a lovely attraction and not too expensive. Our tour giude James was very... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
MandiL103
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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 for guide tours, 7 days a week with natural caverns...more
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89/91 Ilsham Road | Cavern House, Torquay TQ1 2JF, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

THe caves are amazing and our tour guide David was excellent at bringing it all to life, his humour catered to both the adults and children on the tour. Obviously there are preservation reasons for only including such a small area of the caves in...More

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Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Thought this was a lovely attraction and not too expensive. Our tour giude James was very knowledgeable and cracked a few jokes along the way. My ten year old son really enjoyed the caves and loved that James involved the children in the tour. Would...More

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Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

it was nice being able to learn about the history and visit these caves, but it would have been nicer to be able to free roam and take more time in parts as in other similar attractions. Plenty of fun activities and things to buy/eat

Thank Rob V
Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the caves last week whilst on holiday with my two sons 5 & 7 years old. My boys and I really enjoyed the caves and the tour guide was very good. All staff were very friendly and enthusiastic. There were loads of activities for...More

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Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went here on a rainy day and were not disappointed, our guide Tara was knowledgeable and not to mention has a great sense of humour. Not the longest of tours but still worth the money. Would recommend.

Thank piggiesonadiet
Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks - you'll make me blush ;).

Reviewed 28 August 2018

living coasts good to vist model village good to visit recomment the free evening return to see the villagelit up when dark.

Thank William B
Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review... not sure you've got the right place though. We'll take the four stars away :P.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The tour was good and learned a lot though not sure if it was worth the price where the tour had 20 of us in total. The caverns are huge though we only explored a small section suitable for wheelchairs etc.. So great that all...More

Thank Ben R
Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Got there early as was staying a 5 minute walk away. Surprised at how busy it was already and made it on the 10.30 tour. Our guide James was really good and kept the tour around the caves interesting and amusing with plenty to see....More

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Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, interesting chip combo... like it ;).

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

An excellent visit. Alan, our tour guide, was fantastic and very knowledgable. He kept everyone entertained and informed throughout the entire tour. Well worth a visit.

Thank Gemma P
Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Gemma.

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A joint decision to visit Kent’s Cavern, as has great reviews. We weren’t disappointed. From the beginning of the tour, until our lunch in the restaurant, we couldn’t fault it. Tara, our tour guide, injected just the right amount of humour and interesting facts to...More

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Tara B, Manager at Kents Cavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you ;)

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Leah J
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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
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TaniaS3202
2 February 2018|
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Response from Tara B | 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
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stephanie s
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
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