Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

Immerse yourself into the world of the best-selling author, Agatha Christie. Starting at Torquay Railway Station, travel along Torquay’s seafront passing some of the places associated with her life and works. Each location is marked with a unique plaque. There are flat wide pavements or paths throughout the walk. There is a prolonged incline of 1:10 for 200 metres up Beacon Road to the Imperial Hotel, the furthest point reached in the walk. There are plenty of refreshments stops particularly around the harbour. There are seats regularly spaced along the whole of the walk. There 2 crossing points - the first at the beginning of the walk and the second a pedestrian crossing from the park to the promenade. For further details please visit www.southwestcoastpath.com/walksdb/591.

Surveyed by: Allan Ginman, May 2013 (Spring)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 4.1 km

Public Transport: Torquay is well served by public transport, with national Traveline rail connections via Newton Abbot and Exeter. For train times contact National Rail Enquiries or phone 08457 48 49 50. For other timetable information visit Traveline or phone 0871 200 22 33.
Car Park: There are a number of car parks in Torquay. The nearest is the Station car park or Torre Valley (TQ2 5JY). Both are fee paying.
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: Along the sea front and at Beacon Quay.

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Torquay Railway Station

Start Torquay Railway Station

The Grand Hotel

Information The Grand Hotel

Be careful crossing this busy road.

Obstacle Be careful crossing this busy road.

 

Feature of Interest

Torre Abbey building

Feature of Interest Torre Abbey building

 

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Torquay Harbour

Path Torquay Harbour

 

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The Imperial Hotel

Feature of Interest The Imperial Hotel

 

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Agatha Christie

Feature of Interest Agatha Christie

The Pavilion Theatre building

Feature of Interest The Pavilion Theatre building

Torquay Marina

Path Torquay Marina

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The Agatha Christie Mile Phototrail

 

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