By taking part in a combined visit between different Geopark Gateway Sites, groups will have the opportunity to explore more of the Geopark and to discover more about Torbay's fascinating past.
Kents Cavern is the most important Stone Age dwelling in Britain and this makes it a unique natural resource. Here people of all ages can learn about the history and geography of these famous Devon caves. Our programme of educational visits is designed to deliver learning and enjoyment across a range of curriculum subjects all withing the safe underground environment of the oldest home in Britain.
Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust
Our staff are trained and experienced in running a wide range of activities which can be tailored to your requirements and linked to your curriculum or interests.
Children can get hands-on with some of the Museum's half a million amazing objects, from a 250,000 year old Devon made hand axe made by our ancient ancestors to a Blue Whale's ear bone. Visits can be tailored to individual schools, using the Museum's collections to explore the prehistory and geology of Torbay, the world of Torquay's Agatha Christie, Victorian Torbay and life and death in Ancient Egypt.
Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company
Travel along the beautiful coastline of Torbay on board a majestic steam train and view the Geopark from a new perspective. Take a return journey from Paignton to Kingswear where children will learn about the history of the Dart Railway and discover how its development led to the growth of our popular seaside resorts.