Stone Age Fun at Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves
Description

Join the tribe this February Half Term

This February half term, delve into adventure on a guided tour of Kents Cavern, a place that was once home to your prehistoric ancestors and extinct animals! Throughout the Stone Age, three different species of human lived in Torquay, sharing the cave and the land around it with bears, hyenas, woolly mammoths and Irish elk and many more. Find out all about the lives of Stone Age people and animals in our brand new exhibition area!

THERE’S LOADS TO DO ON YOUR VISIT!

ACTIVITIES
LEARN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT SKILLS NEEDED TO SURVIVE ON OUR STONE AGE TRAIL
TAKE PART IN THE ICE AGE ANIMAL HUNT AND DISCOVER MORE ABOUT THE DIFFERENT SPECIES THAT LIVED HERE.
TAKE PART IN SHELTER BUILDING, AND BUILD A COMMUNAL SHELTER IN OUR WOODS, IF THERE’S ONE ALREADY THERE, KNOCK IT DOWN AND BUILD A NEW ONE!
MAKE AND DECORATE YOUR VERY OWN CRAFT MAMMOTH AT OUR CRAFT CENTRE.
DO YOU HAVE THE SKILLS TO MAKE IT AS A PREHISTORIC HUNTER? FIND OUT IN OUR SPEAR THROWING ACTIVITY.
FIND OUT ALL ABOUT THE ARCHAEOLOGISTS THAT EXCAVATED THE CAVE IN OUR EXHIBITION AREA AND CARRY OUT YOUR OWN EXCAVATION DIGGING FOR GEMSTONES.
HAVE A HANDS ON EXPERIENCE AND HOLD REAL AND REPLICA STONE AGE TOOLS, WEAPONS AND BONES AT OUR PALAEO-TABLE.
CHOOSE YOUR TRIBE, OUR STONE AGE SCHOOL TEAM WILL BE READY WITH FACE PAINTS TO HELP YOU LOOK LIKE PART OF THE WOOLLY MAMMOTH, HYENA, CAVE BEAR OR IRISH ELK TRIBE!

Make other prehistoric decorations at our craft centre:

  • Tribal name pendant
  • Clay necklace
  • Stone Age pouch

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