Best of Babbacombe (PM)

Best of Babbacombe

Summary

This circular walk meets by the wishing well in front of Babbacombe Theatre. See photo

The route takes the steep road down to Babbacombe beach, along the coast path to Oddicombe, before catching the Cliff Railway back to The Downs.

We follow the main road, through St Marychurch, via Tessier Gardens and Cary Park, returning to the theatre.

 

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

13 Nov 2020

Time

(start)
3:00 pm

Cost per person

£10.00

Walk Info

1 ½ - 2 hours,
2 hours,
8000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   Graham gave us a fantastic walking tour around Torquay. As others have mentioned a historical adventure not just about Agatha Christie, but insights about the culture and how... read more

    919cherind
    10/09/2020
  •   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
    2/23/2020
  •   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
    10/10/2020
  •   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
    9/29/2020
  •   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
    2/29/2020
  •   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
    11/04/2020
  •   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
    9/22/2020
  •   Brilliant, friendly, entertaining and let us set the pace. Highly recommended. Will be going again. We did the Agatha Christie walk.

    Andora-44
    8/13/2020
  •   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
    1/27/2020
  •   Graham Kerr was our guide, recommended by the Tourist Information Office. He led us on a 3-hour narrated walk in Torquay. We enjoyed it very much and learned a lot... read more

    Y8409PSbrunog
    9/24/2020

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 4.

If you have booked and the walk is cancelled, we will call to advise and arrange a new date/time. If you have not booked, check the web site: www.englishrivierawalkingtours.co.uk before going to the start point.

Yes. All walks must be pre-booked using the on-line booking form. Numbers will be limited to a maximum of 4 people.

No….cash only payment should be made to the guide on the day, before the walk begins.

Torquay Marina (TQ2 5EQ), Fleet walk (TQ2 5EA) and Beacon Quay (TQ1 2BG)
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, but children of any age 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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