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In a recent survey of picture postcard seaside resorts across the united kingdom Ten of the Best by "HOLIDAY WHICH" SURVEY

1. Whitby Yorkshire
2. Wells Next-the sea in Norfolk.
3. Frinton on sea Essex
4. Swanage Dorset
5. Sidmouth Devon,described as an Elegant Regency Town flanked by glorious cliff scenery.
6. St Ives Cornwall
7. Tenby Wales
8. Abersoch North Wales
9. Rothesay Isle of Bute
10.Portrush Northen Ireland.

The Survey carried out by Lorna Cowan editor of "HOLIDAY WHICH"

So here you are located at Sidmouth in Devon, we hope you enjoy your visit and browse around our beautiful seaside resort looking at our wonderful Devon Photographs of Sidmouth taken in all the seasons of the year.

The seaside review in "Holiday Which" says Sidmouth an Elegant Regency town, has been transformed from a fishing village into a fashionable seaside town. It has highlighted two of Sidmouths longstanding shops Fields Department store and Trumps in Fore Street the Norman Lockyer Observatory and the Museum and noted the historical walks organised by the "Sid Vale Association"

Although being ranked number 5 out of ten “Holiday Which” spokes person said the top ten had not been listed in a particular order.

A business consortium are currently looking into operating a state of the art 150 seater Hovercraft to run excursions along the Jurassic coastline that has World Heritage status for its 95 mile journey from Bournemouth to Exmouth in Devon the “Jurassic Adventure” is planning to link with the X53 jurassic bus service.

Currenty Sidmouth is served by a coastal Cruiser operating from Exmouth to Sidmouth Beach in the height of the season.




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Sidmouth Devon England UK Postcode EX10

"A regency town by the sea"-part of the World Heritage Coastline from Lyme Bay to Exmouth.Unspolit Esplanade with stunning coastal views with beautiful gardens.Traditional High Street with individual character shops boutiques-cafes-restaurants-Sidmouth in Bloom-Sidmouth Folk Week.


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Nearest Railway Station HONITON DEVON
London Waterloo - Honiton Exeter -National Express Coach Exeter
By Road A303-A30 HONITON-M5 MOTORWAY EXETER Exeter International Airport a short drive.

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Sidmouth Museum
Hope Cottage
Church Street
EX10 8LY


Hope Cottage is situated by the parish Church in Church Street Sidmouth.
The museum portrays the rich and varied history of this lovely regency town highlights of the collections include regency prints, old photographs, Victoriana, costume lace and famous residents local craft demonstrations are held occasionally throughout the season. Museum staff lead guided tours of Sidmouth.

What others say about Sidmouth Devon
A town still caught in a timeless charm.
That was the Sidmouth that captivated the Poet Laureate John Betjeman every time he visited Sidmouth.
Beautiful gardens and leisurely walks regency history and fine hotels clean and friendly shops.
Its all here in the beaches and countryside of this historic and lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.
Its timeless charm which has captivated so many through the years.
There are two kinds of English seaside resort Sidmouth and the rest.

Quoted by Guardian Newspaper
David McKie Guardian newspaper correspondent August 2003