May Half Term

May HOLIDAY FUN! A programme of events hosted at Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves in the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark. Get involved in a range of activities celebrating the remarkable story of Ice Age animal & Stone Age human occupation of these caves.

Date: 25th May to 2nd June
May Half Term

FAMILY FUN for May Half Term - Sat 25th May to Sun 2nd June 2019

Celebrate life thousands of years ago by becoming one of the tribe and take part in your own Ice Age adventure! Could you make your own shelter to survive? Could you become a hunter by searching for ancient beasts? Can you discover art in caves and recreate your own? There's all of this and more to look forward to in the Ice Fest, all week at Kents Cavern. There's loads of activities to take part in, included in the cave admission price. 

activities included in the cave admission:

ALL DAY - FREE Sat 25th May - Sun 2nd JUNE unless otherwise stated

ice age animal hunt

Reveal a secret word by finding all of the hidden Ice Age animals hidden around the woods. (ideal for ages 4+)

flag painting

Paint the markings of your tribe on your very own Stone Age flag. (ideal for ages 4-11)

animal TRail

Take part in this cave trail to discover the different animals that lived in Devon during warmer and colder climates. (ideal for ages 4-11)


Discover tools and artefacts used and made by Stone Age people at our handling table. (ideal for ages 6+)

shelter building

Help to build a communal woodland shelter using natural materials. (ideal for ages 6+)

spear throwing

Take part in this challenge to see if you have the stealth and accuracy of a young Neanderthal hunter (ideal for ages 3-6)

stone age trail 

Head into our woodland area and discover the skills that Stone Age people needed to learn to survive at Kents Cavern while they were here. (ideal for ages 6+)

gemstone dig

Excavate sandboxes to uncover hidden fossils, you might even find some precious gemstones while you’re digging. (ideal for ages 3-12)

Stone age pendant

Decorate your own tree cookie pendant at our crafts station. (Extra charges may apply)


Create your own gemstone pouch for all your gathering needs.