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Agatha Christie Mile

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Address: around Torquay, Torquay, England
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Discover more about this popular and intriguing writer by following this...

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.

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Lovely walk with stunning views

We did this walk a couple of times from our hotel without actually realising that it was part of the Agatha Christie mile. It was only when we saw some plaques on some buildings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
shirley i
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I turned up in my shorts and trainers ready to compete in the so called "Agatha Christie mile", but was the only one there ready to run. Perhaps I just went on the wrong day?

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did this walk a couple of times from our hotel without actually realising that it was part of the Agatha Christie mile. It was only when we saw some plaques on some buildings that we realised we had done it as we were trying to find out where the mile was.

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The house was very interesting and contained much about Agatha's life there. The peaceful setting overlooking the river Dart was very relaxing and the weather helped to create an interesting visit

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Just joined NT so decided to visit. Bought ticket to travel by bus, steam train and bus which worked out quite nicely (enjoyed the steam train). A bit wet so went into house first but a bit busy (due to weather I think). Then went into grounds. Lovely gardens but hilly in places. For some reason I struggled with layout... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Being big fans we wanted to do this on our time here. It wasn't as straight forward as we thought but was worth the effort to get such an insight into her life. A must do.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Well worth the effort if you already know something about her . At point 8 on the trail , the Torquay Museum on the top floor has memorabilia about her .

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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

A good part off Torquay history ,Books can be bought local lovely flower Beds in Sumer and there is tribes to Agatha chirps ties house

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

If you're an Agatha Christie's fan, Torquay and the mile are a must (besides, Torquay worths a visit even if you're not a fan). even better if you can do it during September, where the Agatha Christie international festival is held. Doing the Mile walk is a great way not only to learn more about the writer, but also to... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The views over the Bay are exceptional at any time of the year across to Brixham and Berry Head and Harbour scenes Brilliant.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a very special and nostalgic walk as I tread the very route that Agatha Christie did 100 years ago. I even got to see her famous bust!!

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