Timeless Torquay


• Learn about the history of the Pavilion and Princess Pier

• Walk along Torquay’s sea front and witness how it’s changed over the past 100 years

• See the location where Miss Marple and Hercules Poirot met each other for the only time

• Stand at the spot where evacuees arrived during Second World War

• Discover Torquay’s links with the Great Train Robbery


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Beauty of the Bay


• Find out how Torquay grew from a small fishing village into an internationally renowned resort

• Watch the US Army leaving Torquay for Utah beach on 5 June 1944

• Visit one of the UK’s most spectacular Regency crescents

• Enjoy the breath-taking scenery across the bay to Brixham and Paignton

• See the church which was converted into one of Europe’s top night clubs


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A gentle introduction to
Agatha Christie


• Find out about Agatha’s early years growing up in Torbay and visit the places she and her friends would go

• See where her first husband proposed and where they spent their honeymoon

• Learn about her involvement in both World Wars and how her time spent preparing prescriptions proved invaluable for her plots

• We’ll talk about her travels to the Middle East and her disappearance which created headlines across the world

• Of course, no tour would be complete without referring to Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot and how they were created


Wednesday
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Hidden Harbour


• Discover some of the Torbay’s famous and infamous residents

• Find out about Torquay’s annual waiters’ races

• View Torquay’s opera house

• Stand next to the restaurant that received a direct hit during the Second World war

• See how one of the finest ballrooms in England has been taken over by penguins!


Sunday
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Best of Babbacombe



Friday AM

• Learn about Oscar Wilde’s infamous liaison in Babbacombe

• Hear the story about John Babbacombe Lee - "the man they couldn’t hang"

• Marvel at the Victorian’s engineering as you are transported up the Cliff Railway and enjoy the spectacular views (children under 16 travel free, adults £2.10 single ticket)

• Walk through an award winning, adults only park

• Find out how a dog saved Torquay United from relegation!

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Friday PM
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Torbay at War


• Learn about the massive contribution Agatha Christie made during both World Wars

• Discover why the Palace Hotel was bombed, while other prestigious hotels were untouched

• Find out how Torbay’s residents housed thousands of evacuees who were escaping the bombing

• Listen to the fascinating story of Torquay’s bravest resident. During the Second World War
she was captured by the Gestapo and sent to work at a concentration camp, but incredibly survived

• Stand at the spot where the American troops departed for Utah beach


Thursday
Book Now



Timeless Torquay


• Learn about the history of the Pavilion and Princess Pier

• Walk along Torquay’s sea front and witness how it’s changed over the past 100 years

• See the location where Miss Marple and Hercules Poirot met each other for the only time

• Stand at the spot where evacuees arrived during Second World War

• Discover Torquay’s links with the Great Train Robbery


Book Now


Beauty of the Bay


• Find out how Torquay grew from a small fishing village into an internationally renowned resort

• Watch the US Army leaving Torquay for Utah beach on 5 June 1944

• Visit one of the UK’s most spectacular Regency crescents

• Enjoy the breath-taking scenery across the bay to Brixham and Paignton

• See the church which was converted into one of Europe’s top night clubs


Book Now


A gentle introduction to
Agatha Christie


• Find out about Agatha’s early years growing up in Torbay and visit the places she and her friends would go

• See where her first husband proposed and where they spent their honeymoon

• Learn about her involvement in both World Wars and how her time spent preparing prescriptions proved invaluable for her plots

• We’ll talk about her travels to the Middle East and her disappearance which created headlines across the world

• Of course, no tour would be complete without referring to Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot and how they were created


Wednesday
Book Now
Saturday
Book Now


Hidden Harbour


• Discover some of the Torbay’s famous and infamous residents

• Find out about Torquay’s annual waiters’ races

• View Torquay’s opera house

• Stand next to the restaurant that received a direct hit during the Second World war

• See how one of the finest ballrooms in England has been taken over by penguins!




Best of Babbacombe


• Learn about Oscar Wilde’s infamous liaison in Babbacombe

• Hear the story about John Babbacombe Lee - "the man they couldn’t kill"

• Marvel at the Victorian’s engineering as you are transported up the Cliff Railway and enjoy the spectacular views (children under 16 travel free, adults £2.10 single ticket)

• Walk through an award winning, adults only park

• Find out how a dog saved Torquay United from relegation!


Friday AM
Book Now
Friday PM
Book Now


Torbay at War


• Learn about the massive contribution Agatha Christie made during both World Wars

• Discover why the Palace Hotel was bombed, while other prestigious hotels were untouched

• Find out how Torbay’s residents housed thousands of evacuees who were escaping the bombing

• Listen to the fascinating story of Torquay’s bravest resident. During the Second World War
she was captured by the Gestapo and sent to work at a concentration camp, but incredibly survived

• Stand at the spot where the American troops departed for Utah beach