School and Group Visits

Kents Cavern is a great all-weather venue for a group or school visit. Whether a private group, foreign language school or local Primary School, Seconday School or University, we can offer tailored days out to suit your needs.

School Visits

As the oldest human dwelling in North-West Europe, Kents Cavern is a great destination for an educational school field trip. We've developed a dedicated education team who are passionate about bringing Kents Cavern's history alive to students of all ages.

We'll work with you to ensure that your visit covers exactly what you want and we're always willing to cover new topics. We not only provide children with an educational visit but also with an enjoyable and unbeatable experience of one the oldest natural habitats in Britain.

Find out more about our Primary School Visits, Secondary School Visits and University Visits.

Group Visits

A spectacular natural cave based on the idyllic South West Coastline; Kents Cavern is a fantastic place to visit as part of a group trip. An award-winning attraction with a history spanning 385 million years, your group will be treated to an entertaining and interesting day out.

For private groups, we can offer a number of different tour packages, catered to suit your group’s needs.

We specialise in educational foreign school visits, particularly from France, Germany and Spain. We operate on a guided tour basis and our guides are trained to work with large student groups.

What to Expect during your School or Group Visit

Open All Year

Kents Cavern is open every day except Christmas Day, and we can accommodate groups all day, all year. We will work with you to tailor your visit to your group’s needs.


There is coach parking available at Kents Cavern. Let our team know when you will be arriving, and we’ll be happy to reserve a space for you.


There’s lots to see and do here. Our visitor centre has lots of facilities to make your visit more enjoyable. Head to the Firestone Kitchen café to try a traditional Devon cream tea. We’ve also got an onsite shop with a wide range of products from Stone Age jewellery, books, collectables, souvenirs, toys and educational items. There are plenty of toilets located either side of the visitor centre.


Kents Cavern is one of the most accessible showcaves in Britain. It’s a relatively easy walk with concrete paths, only 9 shallow steps and best of all no stooping!