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.

Date

10 Nov 2021

Time

(start)
10:00 am

Cost

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

Walk Info

2 ½ - 3 hours,
8000 steps
Terms & Conditions

TripAdvisor Reviews

  • 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  This three hour tour just flew by as we became totally immersed in the life of Agatha Christie. By the end we felt that we had some real... read more

    FrequentFlier398884
    1st October 2021
  • star rating  I am sitting here this evening having spent three hours with Graham this afternoon. My husband and I are still talking about this fabulous Agatha Christie walk.
    From the initial... read more

    suzannelS6739NC
    16th September 2021
  • 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  An absolute must for both visitors and locals. Graham is a fascinating and knowledgeable guy who clearly loves what he does. Informative and entertaining for everyone, young or old, wanting... read more

    beeby123
    30th August 2020
  • star rating  Our mid-August stay in Torquay developed into a far greater experience than we had anticipated, and this is in part thanks to this comprehensive tour. In addition to the beautiful... read more

    richardpN126CV
    26th August 2021
  • star rating  We had an amazing time walking around Torquay learning about the interesting life of Agatha Christie while seeing the sites. A big thank you to Graham for making our time... read more

    whellierwatts
    17th May 2021
  • star rating  The tour guide make Agatha Christie’s autobiography come alive for me but I noticed even those who didn’t know her enjoyed learning about her. He was knowledgable & engaged... read more

    294anushav
    22nd September 2021
  • star rating  A fantastic tour by Graham - he was so knowledgeable and his attention to detail was impressive. It was full of interesting and quirky facts and the treasure hunt for... read more

    DaveH-In-Devon
    23rd 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

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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