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

27 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

  •   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
  •   We spent two nights in Babbacombe and did this walking tour on our first day -- but it was so good we booked a second tour for our final day.... read more

    LauraPow2020
    11/04/2020
  •   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
  •   Graham’s Agatha Christie tour was utterly fantastic.

    My husband and I didn’t know too much about Agatha Christie’s life beforehand, but it really didn’t matter. Graham was engaging... read more

    BiancaJo09
    8/20/2021
  •   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
  •   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
  •   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
  •   Hidden Harbour Tour.
    My family did this tour with Graham - it was the hidden harbour tour. I have lived in Torquay for 6 years, and I learnt an... read more

    cjw299
    2/22/2020
  •   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
  •   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
    10/01/2021

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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