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Kent's Cavern

One of top attractions in Devon, Kent's Cavern is the oldest human dwelling in England and one of the most important Palaeolithic sites in Europe. Although it may seem that the caves are in the wrong county, Kent's Cavern owes its name to the Celtic word “Kent” meaning headland. On your tour, you'll be intrigued by the wonderful hues and colours of the rocks as you tour a world inhabited by early man from the Palaeolithic Period right up till the Roman Invasion of Britain crossing some 700,000 years of uninterrupted occupation.

Many artefacts and remains from Kent's Cavern are now preserved in the Torquay museum. You can buy a joint pass which will give you entry into these attractions at a reduced price.

Location
Address: Kent's Cavern Ltd, Cavern House, Ilsham Road
Postcode: TQ1 2J
Town/city or near: Torquay
County: Devon
Admission
Adults: £8.95
Children: £7.95
Opening Times
Open daily between March and June from 10am to 4pm, July and August open till 4.30pm. September to October open from 10am to 4pm and November to February 10am to 3.30pm
Website: http://www.kents-cavern.co.uk

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