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

06 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,
7000 steps

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   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
    6/11/2020
  •   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
  •   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
  •   Graham who is the walking guide was absolutely brilliant. Cannot praise him highly enough. My friend and I went for three walks with him, and I have to say that... read more

    AKT196
    8/19/2020
  •   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
    8/11/2021
  •   I am sitting here this evening having spent three hours with Graham this afternoon. My husband and I are still talking about this fabulous Agatha Christie walk.
    From the initial... read more

    suzannelS6739NC
    9/16/2021
  •   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
  •   Torbay at War tour
    Love walking and Ive always been interested in the Second World War so Grahams' "Torbay at War" tour ticked both those boxes for myself and a... read more

    NigelM410
    11/24/2020
  •   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
  •   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

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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