17th May 2013: Torquay

Today I travelled from Penzance to Torquay and then had an afternoons walk around. And by heavens I walked!
Penzance  Early morning walk through town on the way to the train Penzance Penzance Penzance
Penzance Torquay Seafront  Arrived! Torquay Seafront Torquay Seafront
Torquay Seafront Torquay hotel  Briefly in our hotel before we head out again for more wandering Grand Hotel  Where Agatha and Archie Christie came for their honeymoon in 1914 Abbey Park
Abbey Park Abbey Park Abbey Park Abbey Park
Abbey Park Abbey Park Abbey Park Abbey Park
Abbey Park Abbey Park Abbey Park Abbey Park
Abbey Park Torquay Seafront Torquay Seafront Princess Gardens  and English Riviera Wheel
Princess Gardens Fountain  and English Riviera Wheel Princess Gardens  and English Riviera Wheel The Pavilion  It was after attending a Wagner concert here that Archie Christie proposed to Agatha The Pavilion  and Agatha Christie Mile marker
The Pavilion  from the side Torquay Mallock clock tower Torquay Marina
Torquay Marina Torquay Marina Torquay Marina Torquay Marina
Agatha Christie Bust Agatha Christie Bust English Riviera Wheel Beacon Cove  The cove forms part of the Agatha Christie Mile, as it was a favourite bathing spot for the crime writer. Once when swimming she got into difficulty while trying to rescue her nephew and almost drowned
Beacon Cove Beacon Cove Beacon Cove Beacon Cove
Beacon Cove Beacon Cove Beacon Cove Beacon Cove
The Imperial Hotel  This hotel provided the inspiration for the Majestic Hotel in two of Christie's novels - Peril at End House and The Body in the Library. In Sleeping Murder, Miss Marple's final case, the Imperial Hotel appears as itself Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel
Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel
Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel  Extended Defence Officers Post Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel
Cove located on the southern side of the Imperial Hotel  Extended Defence Officers Post Torquay Marina  and English Riviera Wheel Torquay