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South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Cornwall
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Cornwall for your journey to South Devon. The exact Itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. You will drive to Dartmouth where you can take a privat before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel whose guests included Noel Coward Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie who wrote ‘And then there were none’ here. (not open to Non-residents) and explore the Island which has great sea views. Depart Bigbury for return journey to your hotel.""""A luxury private guided tour to visit the historic town of Dartmouth
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South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Devon
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Devon for your journey to South Devon. The exact itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. An example itinerary is that you will first visit Totnes stroll through the streets admiring the Tudor buildings the historic guildhall and the Castle and learn about the history of this enchanting town. You will then take the 30 minute drive to Dartmouth where you can take a private tour of the Britannia Naval College or a boat trip up the stunning River Dart to see Agatha Christies House at Greenway before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel whose guests included Noel Coward
From GBP255.00
 
South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Devon
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Devon for your journey to South Devon. The exact itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. An example itinerary is that you will first visit Totnes stroll through the streets admiring the Tudor buildings the historic guildhall and the Castle and learn about the history of this enchanting town. You will then take the 30 minute drive to Dartmouth where you can take a private tour of the Britannia Naval College or a boat trip up the stunning River Dart to see Agatha Christies House at Greenway before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel whose guests included Noel Coward
From GBP255.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Torquay

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Beaches

I haven’t done a scientific survey but Torre Abbey Sands has to be the most popular beach in Torquay and it would be easy to see why. For starters, it’s the closest main beach for the town centre,...
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Cockington

Cockington has a separate VT page which I intend adding to regularly, but it’s worth including here as it’s only about a mile from Torquay seafront. It might only be a mile from the hustle and bustle...
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Kents Cavern

The entrance to Kents Cavern doesn't look very promising. Well, it looks like semi-detached house with an extension. But inside the caves are genuinely very old, and of great geological and...
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Torre Abbey

Torquay is well known as a holiday resort but that doesn’t mean to say that it doesn’t have any history, as Torre Abbey will testify. It’s undoubtedly the single most important medieval building in...
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Harbours

Although the Inner Harbour has the most to offer both visitors and locals alike, the Outer Harbour isn’t without interest either. Protected by two piers, the Outer Harbour can accommodate larger boats...
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Boat Trips

UPDATE FEB 2016 I’M SORRY TO REPORT THAT THIS TRIP IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, BUT THE SHIP HAS GONE TO A GOOD HOME - THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL NAVY IN PORTSMOUTH. I’M KEEPING THIS REVIEW FOR THE...
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Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacome model village first opened in 1963, but it is continually being updated and improved. When I was there, staff were just putting the finishing touches to a model of Paignton Zoo. The village...
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Living Coast

Living Coasts is the coastal offshoot of Paignton Zoo and is situated at Torquay’s Outer Harbour next to Beacon Cove. It’s easy to find because as you walk around the harbour you can’t fail to notice...
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London Inn - Wetherspoons

I suppose I really should begin this tip with an explanation and here it is. Residents of the UK will be very aware of the Wetherspoon group of pubs, and I have written many other tips in relation to...
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Babbacombe

Babbacombe is just a couple of miles from Torquay Harbour but has a completely different feel to it, and in some ways could justify a separate entry into the VT data base. For now though I’m going to...
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Museum

I love Golden Age Detective Fiction and my husband is a science-fiction fan, so when we found out that Torquay Museum not only had a permanent gallery about Agatha Christie, Torquay's most famous...
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Princess Gardens

The ornately-sculptured fountain which acts as the centrepiece for the Victorian Princess Gardens, between the Pavilions and the Princess Theatre, was a slightly-redesigned copy of the fountain...
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War Memorial

I have written many, many tips on Virtual Tourist about war memorials in the UK and I make no apology for doing so. I was in the forces myself and feel that htese monuments are as worthy of the...
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Agatha Christie Trail

Without doubt the most famous person associated with Torquay is Agatha Christie. Born in Torquay in September 1890, the famous crime writer has sold around 4 billion books making her the best selling...
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"THE ENGLISH RIVIERA."
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"A Townful Of Incongruities!!"
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