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The Real Mystery of Greenway, Torquay

I enjoyed visiting Greenway a few days ago. However while there I was pondering the real mystery of... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Tim H
Torquay seafront

I love to stroll along the 'Agatha Christie mile', which is the seafront of Torquay from the lower... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
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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.
around Torquay, Torquay, England
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We only managed to see one... Maybe there’s a map to help you find the rest but we struggled so gave in

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Disappointed with this walk as some of the plaques are missing, lack of directions and it is probably 2.5 miles long. You could wander round the town and get more enjoyment.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Barry U
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I enjoyed visiting Greenway a few days ago. However while there I was pondering the real mystery of the place. As you know it is owned by the National Trust and the impression is that the Grandson gave it to the National Trust because the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank Tim H
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I was staying at The Imperial Hotel, which is one of the stops on The Mile. There is one of the plaques, which notes the connection, but there is little to explain the significance of most of the places you are seeing. It includes a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Roland D
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I love to stroll along the 'Agatha Christie mile', which is the seafront of Torquay from the lower town back to the Grand Hotel where Christie once stayed. The views are great and there is a theatre and large restaurant on the walk, plus a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank BarryNapier
Reviewed June 18, 2018

All the areas that Agatha Christie knew and loved and featured in her stories. Check out the plaques,

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sidneysmum
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Walking along the Mile, you will find the Greenway, Agatha's residence. After visiting the Greenway, I know from where Agatha Christie get the inspiration to write so many great books :) In a positive way! Walking along the Mile, watching nature and gardens and Dart...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Agnieszka R
Reviewed December 6, 2017

A great job done on the refurb of this wonderful gardens but lacks the great lights it used to have which every one enjoyed

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 69cider
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a really fun way of exploring Torquay and is essential, especially for fans! It is very interesting, and learning about the life of the world renowned author is an education whether you are a fan or not! The tea rooms are first class...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank C633SApatrickk
Reviewed September 25, 2017

The festival this year was wonderful but never forget to visit the mile in Torquay to share in the adventure of her life here in Torbay.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank nita08
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Greenway road Galmpton,Nr Brixham Devon
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Response from DPMALLIC | Reviewed this property |
Greenways Vintage bus operates trip from 4 March 2015. Please see Greenaway Vintage bus tour for more details.Entry fee to Greenaway House is extra and that is £10.90 per adult