Beauty of the Bay

Beauty of the Bay

Summary

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

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The route follows the harbour, before heading out of town to Meadfoot beach, returning via London Bridge, the Imperial hotel and finishing at the harbour.

 

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

23 Nov 2021

Time

(start)
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 ½ - 3 hours,
8000 steps
Terms & Conditions

TripAdvisor Reviews

  • star rating  Thoroughly enjoyed this walk as it was really interesting to find out the detailed history of the area from our fantastic host Graham. Secrets of Torquay and the surrounding... read more

    mandyt911
    11th August 2021
  • 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  This walking tour was amazing, so interesting and great fun!
    The guide Graham completely made the tour he was not only extremely knowledgeable but very entertaining. Great time had by... read more

    chris t
    12th September 2021
  • 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  When I initially considered doing the English Rivera walking tours I was unsure what the day would be like as the last time I visited Torquay it was a fleeting... read more

    louisepD86QX
    27th January 2020
  • star rating  As every reviewer has written Graham is an outstanding guide. My wife and I took the Agatha Christie tour on Sept 23rd and thoroughly enjoyed it. Although we have read... read more

    GB_CDN
    29th September 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  I took the Timeless Torquay tour with Graham today. Any expectations I had were exceeded by the wonderful tour experience he provided (even organising perfect weather..!).
    I work in... read more

    paulmT1920WP
    26th April 2021
  • star rating  We have lived in the South Hams area for over 20 years and never really looked to Torbay. Decided to take the Babbacombe tour and so glad we did. Graham... read more

    Q5886XSmarkh
    10th October 2020
  • star rating  Torbay at War tour
    Love walking and Ive always been interested in the Second World War so Grahams' "Torbay at War" tour ticked both those boxes for myself and a... read more

    NigelM410
    24th November 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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