New website launched as Torquay's prehistoric attraction celebrates 113 years

Pictured in Kents Cavern: Nick Powe with a 113th anniversary cake to mark his great-grandfather becoming custodian of Kents Cavern on the 23 April 1903

On 23rd April 1903, Francis Powe acquired Kents Cavern, Torquay and 113 years later, the conservation of one of Europe’s most important prehistoric cave sites continues in the hands of his great grandson Nick Powe.  Celebrating this achievement the award winning South West attraction has launched a new website at