The English Riviera stretches for over 20 miles along the coast of South Devon and has long attracted vacationers to its string of boroughs and beautiful beaches. It includes Torbay, which comprises the towns of Torquay, Paignton, and Brixham, all of which face the English Channel. Each of these towns has its own sets of appeals beyond beaches, from historic abbeys and landmarks to marinas and zoos that the whole family can enjoy.

    After strolling the seaside promenade in Torquay, fans of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple can visit the birthplace of 19th-century novelist Agatha Christie and further discover the places and settings that helped to inspire her greatest works of fiction.

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