Agatha Christie walking tour - the story of her extraordinary life

Highlights

  • The walking tour takes guests around Torquay's sea front, highlighting the places that played a part in Agatha's life and influenced her writing. You'll be walking in the steps of the world's greatest author!

Summary

The walking tour takes guests around Torquay's sea front, highlighting the places that played a part in Agatha's life and influenced her writing. You'll be walking in the steps of the world's greatest author!

Tour info

Duration
3 hours
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Why take this tour?

Even if you've never read an Agatha Christie novel, watched a film, or seen her plays, it doesn't matter! This tour focuses on Agatha and her truly remarkable life Guests will be enthralled to hear the stories of her early years in Torquay, her bitter/sweet marriage to Archie Christie, and where she found the inspiration to create her legendary characters. I will provide guests with a better understanding of who she was and how she bounced back from personal and professional challenges to become the world's most successful author. We’ll visit the spot where Archie proposed to Agatha, then onto the hotel where she and Archie spent their honeymoon. We also invite guests to recreate the occasion when Miss Marple and Poirot met for the only time to commemorate Agatha’s 100th birthday. By the end of the tour, you'll have a better appreciation of her outstanding contributions during both World Wars and how her books continue to touch the lives of millions around the world.

What’s included?

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

English Riviera Walking Tours

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About operator:

At English Riviera Walking Tours, we show-case Torbay's 20 miles of breath-taking coastline to visitors and locals, whilst conveying stories and fascinating facts about the people and events which have shaped its history. Of course, it’s widely recognised that walking benefits your overall well-being. So, by the end of every walk, you’ll be sure to have an extra spring in your step!