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Agatha Christie Mile

around Torquay, Torquay, England
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NIce walk at sunset

This is a lovely walk taking you through some nice scenery and in places near to the beach, great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve P
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Loved it

Love agatha Christie thoroughly enjoyed this journey through parts of her life .found it very... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Samantha O
via mobile
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Discover more about this popular and intriguing writer by following this one-mile trail that leads to places she knew and loved: along the busy harbor and stretching along the palm-lined seafront and promenades.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“grand hotel” (5 reviews)
“lovely walk” (6 reviews)
around Torquay, Torquay, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely walk taking you through some nice scenery and in places near to the beach, great at sunset :)

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Love agatha Christie thoroughly enjoyed this journey through parts of her life .found it very interesting

Thank Samantha O
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Pick up the free trail leaflet from the Tourist Information office (opposite Debenhams) and visit places Agatha knew well. The museum (entrance charge) has lots of Agatha memorabilia and many other interesting exhibits. Pick a fair weather day and have a pleasant stroll around the...More

3  Thank Plymstock1
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Must confess have visited Torquay many times and never previously thought to do this. It's only a mile gentle walk starting at the Imperial or Grand Hotels either end of the promenade. The trail launched in 1990 and we struggled to find all of the...More

1  Thank Ruth O
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Having just returned from Torquay we were bleseed with lovely autumnal weather. What could be better than doing this gentle stroll and taking in the beautiful scenery.

Thank PhilB505
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Torquay was a relatively minor settlement until the mid 19th Century when the railway linked it to the rest of the UK. The improved transport connections saw Torquay expand rapidly to cater for the area’s popularity with the Victorian’s desire to explore. After the First...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Wander along the seafront to the west of Torquay Harbour to the Grand Hotel and you have one of the most delightful views in England. Across the bay is Brixham and just peeping round the corner, Paignton. Lots of seats to rest your legs in...More

3  Thank PJandD
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A nice walk through Torquay, but not very well signed. Without map one would not find the stations. You can fetch the map at the tourist office at the harbour front, just next to the statue of Agatha Christie.

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A lovely walk around the local area of Torquay, easy walking and the opportunity to look at the local history. Probably not ideal during bad weather.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Gave us a great insight into this famous mystery writer - was so good I expected either Miss Marple or Hercules Poirot to arrive

Thank Geoff M
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Greenway road Galmpton,Nr Brixham Devon
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Greenways Vintage bus operates trip from 4 March 2015. Please see Greenaway Vintage bus tour for more details.Entry fee to Greenaway House is extra and that is £10.90 per adult