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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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A spectacular mile walk

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
PJandD
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 addition to those along the pier and just watch the world go by - pople... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

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

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

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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Thank shirley i
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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Thank JCGAthy60
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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