Timeless Torquay Walk

Timeless Torquay Walk

Our guided walking tours in Torquay, a town in Torbay, England encompass 20 miles of breath-taking coastal scenery.

The walking tours along the English Riviera will convey stories and fascinating facts about the people and events which have shaped its history. Not surprisingly, the Agatha Christie tour is our most popular walk – Torquay’s best-known resident!

And while you’re discovering the beauty of our South Devon walks, all the exercise and fresh air will help improve your overall well-being. So, by the end of every walk, not only are you sure to have an extra spring in your step, you’ll also be able to justify a Devon cream tea!

Summary

This circular Torquay walk meets outside The English Riviera Tourist Information Office in Vaughan Parade, Torquay TQ2 5JG.
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We’ll pass by the Pavilion, along Princess Gardens and Princess Pier, towards Abbey Sands.

On arrival at The Grand Hotel, we’ll return to the starting point via Torre Abbey and the Royal Terrace gardens.

 

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.

 

At English Riviera Walking Tours, we show-case Torbay’s 20 miles of breath-taking coastline to visitors and locals, whilst conveying stories and fascinating facts about the people and events which have shaped its history. Of course, it’s widely recognised that walking benefits your overall well-being. So, by the end of every walk, you’ll be sure to have an extra spring in your step!

Date

26 Jul 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,
7000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   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
  •   Graham didn’t just take us on a walk but rather a historical adventure around Babbacombe. From the first step he related interesting information about the people and places that lived... read more

    The_Three_Musketeers
    9/22/2020
  •   We stayed at the Cary Arms inland they advertised a guided walk with Graham. Graham was lovely from the minute we met him and very knowledgeable about the area. Pointed... read more

    Rhod85
    12/11/2020
  •   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
  •   Fabulous tour,Graham our tour guide was excellent, informative, great sense of humour, clearly spoken

    Sharon G
    2/03/2020
  •   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
    5/28/2021
  •   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
    2/23/2020
  •   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
  •   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
  •   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
    1/27/2020

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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