Best Sidmouth Town Trails

1 hour walks
Select Your Walk Walk 1 (2.2 miles)Walk 2 (1.2 miles)Walk 3 (3.5 miles)Walk 4
 Jacobs Ladder The Essential Sidmouth Along the river Sid Blue Plaque Trail
Fishing boats on Sidmouth beach

It is difficult to imagine that the Victorians had built a railway to transport stones from a mine beyond this picture - part of it has survived .

For more information check out The Sidmouth Harbour Company.

Even a short tunnel through Salcombe Hill was bored but proved too small for the steam engine!

However, it is said that the train was put to good use giving rides along the promenade!

Point of InterestJurassic Coast
Connaught Gardens, Jacobs Ladder
Sidmouth Festival (August)
PubsNumerous pubs in Sidmouth
parkingManor Road Long Stay Car Park

In 1801 Jane Austen visited Sidmouth where she met a young gentleman who showed signs of being extremely attracted by her.

Walk 1 Jacobs Ladder (2.2 miles)


This delightful walk takes you through the town, along the seafront, past the bowling club to Connaught Gardens and Jacobs Ladder.

 Connaught Gardens

Sidmouth is well known for its annual Folk Week in August.In 1840 Frans Liszt played in the London Hotel - see below

2.2 miles
50 mins
streets paths
main roads
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altitude range
0 - 35 m
quality of track
GPX for Mobile / GPS
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parkingPeak Hill Road
Manor Road Long Stay Car Park
There is one small climb.

Walk 1 Sidmouth Towntrail Map

Walk 2 The Essential Sidmouth (1.2 miles)


Enjoy an easy and short walk visiting the main attractions of Sidmouth.

This is one of our 'Thirty Minute Walks'
 Walks near Sidmouth 
OttertonSidmouth West 
Salcombe HillDonkey Sanctuary  

Map of Walk 2

Walk 3 Along the river Sid (3.5 miles)


This trail (3.5 miles) follows the river Sid then turns West returning via Knapp Copse Nature reserve.


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FIT Download trail for Watches / GPS

Map of Walk 3

Walk 4 Blue Plaque Trail (2 miles)


Discover and enjoy Sidmouth's fascinating past.

Click here for more information.

liszt at Sidmouth


Map of Walk 4