Sidmouth Holiday Cottages
Did you know... Sidmouth won Britain in Bloom 2009?
A stay in one of Blue Chip Holidays’ Sidmouth holiday cottages gives guests a true holiday, tucked beneath dramatic red cliffs and perched beside a shimmering sea, Sidmouth is an idyllic place to unwind and discover rural Devon at your own pace. Sidmouth holidays are the perfect way to relax, surrounded by striking Devon scenery and the architecture of elegant days gone by. As a regular winner of Britain in Bloom, Sidmouth is a floral spectacle with bursts of colour throughout the town.
- Jacob’s Ladder connects Sidmouth’s beach to the top of the cliffs
- Sidmouth sits at the mouth of the River Sid
- Sidmouth Folk Week is held annually in August
Sidmouth Tourist Information
Holidays in Sidmouth invite guests to enjoy a popular beach surrounded by nostalgic buildings, framed by dramatic red cliffs dating back to the Triassic period. Beautiful Sidmouth prides itself on its blooming displays of flowers, and its visitors will be treated to the sights and scents of the displays all over the town.
The charming town centre offers a mixture of original shops where shoppers are sure to find something they haven’t seen elsewhere! If you’re feeling energetic, why not climb Jacob’s Ladder – a set of steps reaching from the beach all the way to the Connaught Gardens on top of the cliffs? Although on the steep side, the views are well worth it.
Beach Holidays in Sidmouth
Sidmouth holidays during the summer months will no doubt involve the town’s main beach. With sandy beaches rolling into the rugged cliffs, Sidmouth’s beach is lifeguarded between May and September and remains a family favourite. The beach at Jacobs Ladder offers the hire of beach huts, as well as refreshments and facilities to make your day on the sands a happy one. Its rock pools lend themselves to shrimping which will delight beach-goers of all ages! Even on the sands, visitors are not far from the town’s Regency roots, as the esplanade is lined with elegant Georgian and Regency buildings.
Sidmouth Family Attractions
Guests of Sidmouth holiday cottages can choose from a wide range of family attractions and amusements throughout their stay. Whether you fancy a visit to the beach, a stroll through the breathtaking Connaught Gardens, or exploring the historic town’s secrets and sights – Sidmouth has plenty of ways to enjoy your time in Devon.
Family-friendly attractions in the area include The Donkey Sanctuary which is open all year round and offers all visitors the chance to greet the rescued donkeys up close! The Sidmouth Museum includes a Young People’s Area, which enables smaller visitors to handle shells and rocks, complete educational quizzes and create pictures of their findings.
Sidmouth is home to many festivals and events, particularly during the summer months. One of the most popular is Sidmouth Folk Week in August, which alights the town with colours, music and a party atmosphere which all are encouraged to join.
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