|Agatha Christie Mile (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)|
(starting points: Grand or Imperial Hotels)
Tel: 01803 211211
Places to look out for include:
The Grand Hotel – Where Agatha spent her honeymoon night with Archie Christie on Christmas Eve 1914. The hotel still retains an Agatha Christie Suite.
Torre Abbey Garden – Home of the Agatha Christie’s Potent Plants collection inspired by the poisons and potions in her books.
Princess Pier – A favourite spot of Agatha’s for roller-skating, and built in the same year she was born.
Princess Gardens – Feature in the ABC Murders.
The Pavilion – It was after attending a Wagner concert here that Archie Christie proposed to the young Agatha Miller.
Agatha Christie Bust – A bronze bust created to commemorate the Agatha Christie Centenary Year in 1990 by Dutch sculptor Carol Van Den Boom-Cairns.
Royal Torbay Yacht Club – Agatha’s father Frederick Miller was a prominent member here.
Beacon Cove – Once known as Ladies Bathing Cove. It was here that Agatha got into difficulty whilst swimming and almost drowned. Living Coasts overlooks the cove from its terrace.
Imperial Hotel – featured in several novels.
Torquay Museum – Home to the UK's only dedicated Agatha Christie Gallery.
Guided tours can be arranged on request, and a free Agatha Christie Literary Trail leaflet can be picked up at the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre (Torquay) .
Agatha Christie's honeymoon hotel.0.09 miles away
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Beacon Cove is a perfect haven away from the main beach of Torquay, close to Living Coasts, a part...0.74 miles away
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A Blue Plaque on Barton Road, Torquay, marks the spot of Ashfield, Agatha Christie's childhood home.0.98 miles away
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Barton Cricket Club on Cricketfield Road was where Agatha Christie's father Frederick once played...1.31 miles away
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