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

01 Oct 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

  •   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
    9/12/2021
  •   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
  •   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
  •   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
  •   We did the "Best of Babbacombe" tour and found Graham to be really upbeat and personable, full of really engaging and informative stories which gave us a more in-depth insight... read more

    saravian007
    6/05/2021
  •   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
  •   Me and my family walked the ‘beauty of the bay’ tour, lead by our fantastic guide graham, we learnt so many facts about the history of Torquay and the bay,... read more

    688conniet
    8/11/2021
  •   Fabulous tour,Graham our tour guide was excellent, informative, great sense of humour, clearly spoken

    Sharon G
    2/03/2020
  •   Cannot recommend enough. Graham was communicative and accommodating from the outset of us enquiring about our booking.

    The tour itself was educational, entertaining, well-delivered, fun and full of... read more

    807marianneo
    9/12/2021
  •   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
    8/26/2021

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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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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