Torbay at War

Torbay at War

Summary

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

The walk takes us past the Pavilion, along Princess Gardens and Princess Pier, towards The Grand Hotel and Torquay station, before returning via Torre Abbey, over Rock Walk and around the harbour, finishing at Haldon Pier.

 

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

02 Sep 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,
8000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   Fabulous tour,Graham our tour guide was excellent, informative, great sense of humour, clearly spoken

    Sharon G
    2/03/2020
  •   My husband and I went on this tour in early September Graham was really lovely, didn't rush it was just us that day which was great, so informative and whilst... read more

    sianb358
    9/30/2021
  •   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
  •   It was very well presented by Graham with lots of detail and points of interest. We strongly recommend this tour to all.

    DianeJonathanSteer
    8/04/2021
  •   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 went on a tour of Babbacombe with some friends while we were on holiday and it was absolutely amazing! Not only was the scenery fantastic but our tour guide,... read more

    oliviabY1775PV
    8/27/2021
  •   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
  •   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
  •   The tour guide make Agatha Christie’s autobiography come alive for me but I noticed even those who didn’t know her enjoyed learning about her. He was knowledgable & engaged... read more

    294anushav
    9/22/2021
  •   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

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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