Posts by: Rob

QuerQuay’s D-Day Secrets

QuerQuay’s D-Day Secrets

What did Sir Winston Churchill, General Montgomery, General Eisenhower, Lord Mountbatten and General Patton do at QuerQuay? QuerQuay is built on the site of Inglenook, the original old railway cottage, which nestled by the slipway to the Dartmouth-Kingswear Higher Ferry and was home to railway crossing keeper Bob Aston and his wife Edith. The Generals Secret D-Day Meetings In the days…

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Agatha Christie’s Greenway

Agatha Christie’s Greenway

Visit Greenway on the River Dart Agatha Christie’s house, Greenway, is just a 20 minute pleasant ferry ride  up the Dart from QuerQuay Bolthole. So whenever you come to stay be sure to visit the house. Agatha called it ‘the loveliest place in the world’ and lots of our guests have enjoyed the house and lovely gardens. Agatha Christie Festival If…

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Steam Trains

Steam Trains

This is the 1951-built steam loco Britannia, puffing past QuerQuay. It’s famous for pulling the royal funeral train following the death of King George VI (Queen’s dad). If you like steam trains you’ll LOVE QuerQuay Bolthole. The Kingswear to Paignton Steam Railway runs right past the house. Just go out on the boardwalk and you’ll think you’re on a station…

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