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'An elegant Regency town, flanked by glorious coastal cliff scenery. ... civilised Sidmouth'
(Holiday Which Magazine 2006)

Bathed in History this Quintessentially English Regency town has a unique charm with it's quaint shops and narrow streets. Sidmouth has a warm and safe ambiance as you walk through the beautiful Blackmore gardens with it's magnificent floral peacock. As you pass by a plethora of fine Victorian, Edwardian and Regency architecture you will be guided through the ages still recognisable from a hundred years ago. Make your way to the Connaught gardens which in turn provides a kaleidoscope backdrop from which to view the breath taking scenery from Peak Hill to Salcombe Hill that in turn cradle the delightful pebble/sand beaches and the explorative chit rocks that have delighted generations of children and adults.

What's on in Sidmouth and Where to visit

    Two lovely beaches, Connaught and the Blackmore Gardens
    Peak Hill and Salcombe Hill and the breathtaking scenery
    Elegant promenade with its candy stripe deck chairs
    Jacob's ladder and Sea front walk way
    Guided tours every Tuesday and Thursday
    The Norman Lockyer Observatory
    Local Theatre; The Manor Pavilion - great productions
    Indoor heated Swimming pool
    Pitch n Put
    Play Park
    Performances of the local Town band in Connaught Gardens

There are over 200 clubs in Sidmouth, Cricket, Croquet, sailing, Golf, Tennis, Badminton and horse riding to name but a few and in nearby Exmouth there is a Scuba Diving club.

Visit the World Of Country Life of Exmouth for a great experience of what Devon Life was like.

Visit Westpoint and Crealy Park a great all day outing for the family take a picnic and spend a day exploring the famous National parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor. Or Visit the Magnificent Cathedral in Exeter.

Bicton Gardens just a short journey away has the most beautiful gardens and play area for children both indoor and out. There is even a small ice skating rink.

Other places worth a visit are:

    Spectacular Jurassic Coastal path
    The Radway Cinema
    The Sidmouth Museum
    A la Ronde and the old school room (Exmouth)
    Killerton National Trust
    The Historical House of Sand
    Topsham (The waterfront warehouse on three levels is a must for antique enthusiasts)
    Otter Nurseries
    Powderham Castle
    Castle Drogo

For a truly enjoyable and unforgettable experience join the llama trekking expedition along the spectacular Jurassic Coast.

Other notable Sidmouth events:

    Folk Week - great for children and adults alike, join in the dancing the making of music, the story telling and Torch lit procession.
    Regatta Week
    Christmas Carnival
    Jazz Weekends at the Anchor
    Annual Duck Race
    Sidmouth Town Band summer Concerts
    Sidmouth Summer Flower show
    Cricket and Golf tournaments
    Bowls and Croquet Tournaments
    Hot Cross Bun Ceremony

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