English Riviera Walking Tours

Walking Tour

Torquay, TQ2 5JG
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English Riviera Guided Walks, Torquay, Devon

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Join us for memorable walks around The English Riviera

We’ll convey stories and fascinating facts about the people and events which have shaped its history

We go out every day, in virtually all weathers and offer walks which vary in time from 1 ½ hours to 3 hours

The tours which we currently offer are: 

Walk 1: Timeless Torquay

Learn about the history of the Pavilion and Princess Pier.

Walk along Torquay’s sea front and witness how it’s changed over the past 100 years.

See the location where Miss Marple and Hercules Poirot met each other for the only time.

Stand at the spot where evacuees arrived during Second World War.

Discover Torquay’s links with the Great Train Robbery.

Walk 2: Beauty of the Bay

Find out how Torquay grew from a small fishing village into an internationally renowned resort

Watch the US Army leaving Torquay for Utah beach on 5 June 1944

Visit one of the UK’s most spectacular Regency crescents

Enjoy the breath-taking scenery across the bay to Brixham and Paignton

See the church which was converted into one of Europe’s top night clubs

Walk 3 – a gentle introduction to Agatha Christie

Find out about Agatha’s early years growing up in Torbay and visit the places she and her friends would go

See where her first husband proposed and where they spent their honeymoon

Learn about her involvement in both World Wars and how her time spent preparing prescriptions proved invaluable for her plots

We’ll talk about her travels to the Middle East and her disappearance which created headlines across the world

Of course, no tour would be complete without referring to Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot and how they were created

Walk 4 – Hidden Harbour

Discover some of the Torbay’s famous and infamous residents

Find out about Torquay’s annual waiters’ races

View Torquay’s opera house

Stand next to the restaurant that received a direct hit during the Second World war

See how one of the finest ballrooms in England has been taken over by penguins!

Walk 5 – Best of Babbacombe

Learn about Oscar Wilde’s time spent in Babbacombe

Hear the story about John Babbacombe Lee – “the man they couldn’t kill”

Marvel at the Victorian’s engineering as you are transported up the Cliff Railway and enjoy the spectacular views (the cost of this ride is included in the ticket price)

Walk through an award winning, adults only park

Find out how a dog saved Torquay United from relegation!

We can also arrange tailor made walking tours to match your requirements.

If you’re a company, a society, club, or a group of friends, why not join us for a tour?

Maybe you’d like a walk which finishes with a wine tasting session, or a picnic at one of the many beaches in The Bay

How about a sunrise or sunset stroll along stunningly beautiful English Riviera?

Or for the more adventurous, go for a walk followed by a ride around the coast on a rib!

We cater for groups of up to 10 people and adapt the walks to your preference, either as a one-off event, or something we arrange on a regular basis. To talk through the options, contact.


All our walks costs £10.00/person (children under 16 go free who are accompanied by an adult).

Dogs are permitted providing they are kept on a lead for the duration of the tour


Opening times: 9am – 6pm       

Opening Times

English Riviera Walking Tours (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)




Key Features

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Get in Touch

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Call direct on:

Tel01803 215858

Tel07414 777606

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Call direct on:

Tel01803 215858

Tel07414 777606

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211 enquiries@englishrivierabid.co.uk

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