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

23 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

  •   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
  •   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
  •   Thoroughly enjoyed this walk as it was really interesting to find out the detailed history of the area from our fantastic host Graham. Secrets of Torquay and the surrounding... read more

    mandyt911
    8/11/2021
  •   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
  •   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
  •   What a bargain this tour was! Graham is a well informed and thoughtful guide. We walked around the town and discovered areas that otherwise we would easily have overlooked. I... read more

    helenw705
    9/19/2021
  •   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 have just completed this absolutely excellent tour with Graham and he is extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. Although we started in pouring rain it added to the Agatha Christie experience,... read more

    V3287CUpatriciaj
    9/08/2021
  •   Excellent walk. As the guide was free the following day, we arranged a private tour. Fascinating, full of interesting facts about Agatha Christie and Torquay area too. V engaging and... read more

    Daniel M
    6/09/2021
  •   Fabulous tour,Graham our tour guide was excellent, informative, great sense of humour, clearly spoken

    N5823NSsharong
    2/03/2020

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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