Best of Babbacombe (AM)

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

08 Jan 2021

Time

(start)
11:00 am

Cost per person

£10.00

Walk Info

1 ½ - 2 hours,
6000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   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
    8/26/2020
  •   Hidden Harbour Tour.
    My family did this tour with Graham - it was the hidden harbour tour. I have lived in Torquay for 6 years, and I learnt an... read more

    cjw299
    2/22/2020
  •   Very friendly and interesting..learnt a lot too nice leisurely walk through the towns history..definitely recommended!

    Devongirl21
    2/03/2020
  •   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
    2/22/2020
  •   I have just been on a walking tour called ‘Beauty of the Bay’ and what an appropriate name for it, it wasn’t a sunny day but don’t let that put... read more

    jlintell
    1/24/2020
  •   Fabulous tour,Graham our tour guide was excellent, informative, great sense of humour, clearly spoken

    Sharon G
    2/03/2020
  •   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
  •   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
  •   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
    8/30/2020
  •   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
    6/11/2020

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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Comments 2

    1. Hi Alison…..could you please confirm if it’s Friday 24 July that you’d like to book.

      Also, be aware that facemasks will be required on the Cliff Railway for everyone over 11 years of age.

      Best wishes Graham

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