Torquay at War

Torquay 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, 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

11 Nov 2021

Time

(start)
10:00 am

Cost

£25.00 per person, £40.00 per couple, £15.00 for under 18's, Children under 5 go free

Walk Info

2 – 2 ½ hours,
8000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  • star rating  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
    5th June 2021
  • star rating  Thank you so much Graham for our tour last week. We all enjoyed it so much - our daughter too, which believe me is a real achievement to keep a... read more

    JRH1968
    1st October 2021
  • star rating  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
    9th June 2021
  • star rating  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
    10th October 2020
  • star rating  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
    12th September 2021
  • star rating  Couldn’t have asked for a a better and friendlier guide in Graham. His tour was enlightening and ignited a refreshing interest in this remarkable woman’s life

    Coastal63852506815
    20th September 2021
  • star rating  Excellent three hours spent in the company of the very knowledgeable Graham. He brought the story of Agatha Christie to life and he kept us all interested from start to... read more

    O4144UMstevep
    30th September 2021
  • star rating  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
    11th August 2021
  • star rating  Very friendly and interesting..learnt a lot too nice leisurely walk through the towns history..definitely recommended!

    Devongirl21
    3rd February 2020
  • star rating  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
    23rd February 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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