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

04 Jun 2021

Time

(start)
10:00 am

Cost

£15.00 per person, £25.00 per couple, £5.00 for under 18's, Children under 5 go free

Walk Info

2 – 2 ½ hours,
6000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   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 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
    5/17/2021
  •   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
  •   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
  •   My wife and I chose to do the Beauty of the Bay walk with Graham. It was a great introduction to the Bay. It is hilly in some places but... read more

    KevinCLON
    5/26/2021
  •   Our tour, called 'Timeless Torquay', took us along the beautiful Torquay coastline, taking just under a couple of hours - although it felt like it went by quicker than that!... read more

    alexglennon64
    2/02/2020
  •   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
  •   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 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
    4/26/2021
  •   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

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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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

  2. I have done this walk before on my own but as I have just moved to Babbacombe just before Xmas, I will be very interested in any information about the area you can provide.

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