Agatha Christie’s extraordinary life

Agatha Christie’s extraordinary life

Summary

This walk meets outside The English Riviera Tourist Information Office in Vaughan Parade, Torquay TQ2 5JG. See photo

The route follows the sea front to the Grand Hotel, before returning via Torre Station, Torre Abbey and Beacon Cove.

 

For every walker that join us, £1.00 will be donated to the South West Coast Path in support of their efforts in maintaining this wonderful route.

During the Agatha Christie Festival (SATURDAY 11th – 18th SEPTEMBER), to book a walking tour, please call 07414 777606 or email: [email protected]

Date

06 Nov 2021

Time

10:00 am

Cost

£25.00 per person, £40.00 per couple, £15.00 for under 18's, Children under 5 go free

Walk Info

2 – 2 ½ hours,
7000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  • star rating  We stayed at the Cary Arms inland they advertised a guided walk with Graham. Graham was lovely from the minute we met him and very knowledgeable about the area. Pointed... read more

    Rhod85
    11th December 2020
  • star rating  Took the Agatha Christie tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. An avid Christie reader, it was interesting to learn about how she lived her life and the importance of places... read more

    J1250DYdianeb
    11th June 2020
  • star rating  Fabulous tour,Graham our tour guide was excellent, informative, great sense of humour, clearly spoken

    Sharon G
    3rd February 2020
  • star rating  Did the hidden harbour tour with my family. Graham took the tour, very informative, knowledgeable and approachable. Despite being a local, we learnt a lot about local history. Tour not... read more

    viviens889
    22nd February 2020
  • star rating  Me and my family took this guided walking tour yesterday and cannot recommend it highly enough. Our guide, Graham, explained he history of the harbour as we did the 'Hidden... read more

    Dougie G
    26th August 2020
  • star rating  Excellent three hours spent in the company of the very knowledgeable Graham. He brought the story of Agatha Christie to life and he kept us all interested from start to... read more

    O4144UMstevep
    30th September 2021
  • star rating  We spent two nights in Babbacombe and did this walking tour on our first day -- but it was so good we booked a second tour for our final day.... read more

    LauraPow2020
    4th November 2020
  • star rating  I really enjoyed the walk "Hidden Harbour".
    I have been living in Torquay for many years and I haven't realised there was so much history in it.
    Graham explanation... read more

    60paolaz
    29th February 2020
  • star rating  The tour was lovely and it made appreciate te beauty of Torquay more and understand te extraordinary life of Agata Christie . The views are stunning but get comfy shoes... read more

    martasB2318ZG
    4th September 2021
  • star rating  Graham didn’t just take us on a walk but rather a historical adventure around Babbacombe. From the first step he related interesting information about the people and places that lived... read more

    The_Three_Musketeers
    22nd September 2020

Walk FAQ's

Yes….please email: [email protected] or call 07414 777 606 with details of where and when you’d like to walk and we’ll aim to fulfil your requirements. Currently, the group size is limited to a maximum of 4 people.

Comfortable walking shoes are essential. Check the weather forecast and dress appropriately.

It’s preferable you bring your own food and drink, or purchase from shops during the tour.

Yes…..there are public toilets on all walks, although some may be closed due to Covid 19.

The minimum number is 1 and the maximum is 8 (currently).

If you have booked and the walk is cancelled, we will call to advise and arrange a new date/time.

Yes. All walks must be pre-booked either using the on-line booking form, or email: [email protected] or call: 07414 777 606. Numbers will be limited to a maximum of 8 people.

Cash or credit card are accepted – payment should be made to the tour guide on the day.

Torquay Marina (TQ2 5EQ), Fleet walk (TQ2 5EA) and Beacon Quay (TQ1 2BG)
For Best of Babbacombe walk only; Princes Street (TQ1 3LW), Walls Hill Road (TQ1 3LZ) and St Marychurch (TQ1 3LA)

The tours are intended to be educational and entertaining. They’re more likely to be appreciated by children at secondary school. Children aged 16 and under can join the tour providing they’re accompanied by an adult.

Yes, providing your dog remains on a lead for the duration of the walk.

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