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

18 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  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
    24th January 2020
  • star rating  Took the Agatha Christie tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. An avid Christie reader, it was interesting to learn about how she lived her life and the importance of places... read more

    J1250DYdianeb
    11th June 2020
  • star rating  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
    12th September 2021
  • star rating  This three hour tour just flew by as we became totally immersed in the life of Agatha Christie. By the end we felt that we had some real... read more

    FrequentFlier398884
    1st October 2021
  • star rating  Fabulous tour,Graham our tour guide was excellent, informative, great sense of humour, clearly spoken

    N5823NSsharong
    3rd February 2020
  • star rating  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
    30th September 2021
  • star rating  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
    27th January 2020
  • star rating  Did the Bay tour away from torquay itself but came back to do a bit of torquay on the way back though. This is great for checking out the hidden... read more

    Phil R
    24th July 2021
  • star rating  Really enjoyed our tour because of the knowledge and enthusiasm of our guide, Graham. He brought Agatha Christie to life for us and combined this with an opportunity to explor

    Julie W
    1st October 2021
  • star rating  Loved the walking tour. I recommend it for any Agatha Christie fan. I thought I knew so much about her already but I did not. :) Graham was so well... read more

    Priyanka889
    28th May 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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