Torquay is a vibrant town on the English Riviera, attracting beachgoers with its seaside promenades and summertime activities. Crime novel fans may recognize Torquay as the birthplace of celebrated 19th-century author Agatha Christie. One of the most popular activities there is to walk along the Torquay seafront to visit landmarks that inspired some of her best sellers. Torquay also has impressive archaeological sites, one of which is the Kents Cavern, the prehistoric caves are home to some of Britains earliest evidence of civilization. Moreover, the Babbacombe Model Village is famous for its miniature landscaped gardens and is branded as one of Europe’s Premier Model Villages.