What's on here?
There’s lots going on at Kents Cavern all year round! Make sure you check out their what’s on page for more information and to keep up to date.
Looking for something different to do in the evening? Experience the famous Summer Evening Ghost Tour at Kents Cavern! Are you brave enough?
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings throughout July and August.
More information: www.kents-cavern.co.uk/events/category/summer-ghost-show
This is a promenade performance as theatre-goers are led around the caves by the actors. Performance lasts about 70mins and entirely set underground. Shakespeare Underground takes place every November.
More information: www.kents-cavern.co.uk/events/category/shakespeare-underground
Carols in the Caves
Join "Yours in Harmony" in the labyrinth of amazing caverns and listen to carols and showcase shows underground. 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 treats in the Great Chamber!
More information: www.kents-cavern.co.uk/events/category/carols-in-the-caves
Christmas at Kents Cavern
Come along, find out and get caught up in the magic as another exciting Christmas adventure ensues full of; Christmas spirit, fun and laughter for all the family. A truly wonderful experience that brings out the child in everyone and puts the joy and wonder back into Christmas! Join in, in this hour-long Panto sytle adventure around the caves, with some of the best Christmas characters. Includes; an hour-long promenade performance, a personal visit with Santa, fantastic Christmas presents, mulled wine and mince pies.
More information: www.kents-cavern.co.uk/events/category/santa-in-the-caves
Families, Schools and Groups
Schools and Teachers
Kents Cavern is a spectacular natural cave on the coast of South Devon. The cave is only a short walk from the beach and the beautiful South West Coast Path. It is easy to access by foot, by coach and public transport and is open for organised school visits all year.
Undoubtedly 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 since 1571. However, archaeological evidence and research reveals that people and animals have been visiting the caves for hundreds of thousands of years. We offer a wide range of curriculum based visits for all areas and nationalities. Today Kents Cavern is a gateway visitor centre for UNESCO's English Riviera Global Geopark. We've developed a dedicated education team who are passionate about bring Kents Cavern's history alive. We can also organise and suggest great combination day trips including:
- Kents Cavern + Geopark Coastal Cruise
- Kents Cavern + Torquay Museum
- Kents Cavern + Steam Train
- Kents Cavern + Torre Abbey
For the family!
About 12,500 years ago, the Ice Age ended and as the climate grew warmer, woodlands and forests grew up around the caves. Down on our woodland trail you can find some panels explaining more on how Stone Age people and animals lived.
STONE AGE TRAIL
In the woods Cavog the Caveman and his Stone Age tribe found most of their daily needs; food, clothes, medicines and tools. Now you can Step into the Stone Age and walk in Cavog's footsteps along the Woodland Trail by doing some Stone Age shopping.
ICE AGE ANIMAL HUNT
We've placed 7 animal panels within the woodlands, search for the different animals, all who lived in the Ice Age and find the letter placed on them. Once you've collected all the letters rearrange them to find the secret word! Head to the ticket desk and claim your prize...
There are lots of other activities at Kents Cavern throughout the year.
Adult Groups/Private Hire
Kents Cavern offers an array of groups packages and exciting private hires.
CAVES AND CHAMPAGNE
Celebrate in style with our caves and champagne package for underground receptions. Enjoy champagne and canapes in our candlelit Vestibule chamber followed by our award winning and entertaining guided tour of Britain's oldest prehistoric home and geological wonder. Finish off your evening with sweet canapes and more champagne in our Great Chamber decorated with display scenes of early explorers and Stone Age life.
WINE AND CHEESE TASTING UNDERGROUND!
Experience something a little different. Taste local cheeses and wines in the cavern with a cave tour from our fantastic guides. Where better to enjoy than underground!
Other hospitality deals include:
CAVES AND CREAM TEA
CAVES AND HOMEMADE SOUP
CAVES AND PINT N'PASTY