91 Ilsham Road
DEVON - Torbay, England, TQ1 2JF
Phone: 01803 215 136
Kents Cavern is one of the most important Stone Age cave sites in Europe, making it Britain's premier prehistoric cave.
For thousands of years the cave was home to ancient humans, sheltering from extreme weather, making fires, shaping stone tools and hunting wild Ice Age predators. You will be taken back to these ancient times as you walk through the extensive labyrinth of caverns surrounded by spectacular stalactite and stalagmite formations.
The caves are open every day for guided tours, led by entertaining guides, concluding in an underground exhibition chamber.
Outside there is plenty to entertain the family with a Stone Age woodland trail, indoor kids-archaeological dig area and hands-on cave art areas. The attraction has a superb gift shop, excellence restaurant and relaxing gardens.
The Caves are 1 mile from Torquay Harbour.
There is a four die Penny Press machine in the entrance area, there is no need to pay to access the machine. It is visible through the front window.
The designs were:
1) CAVOG - the caveman
3) Kents Cavern Logo
4) Wild Cat
Each penny has a dotted border and Kent's Cavern in text. Each penny costs £1.
1/07/19: NEW INFO: I was there about 18 months ago and don't remember seeing any penny press machine. As this doesn't seem to have been updated for a few years am assuming it's gone now????