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
  
 A possible 'Walking from Home' walk

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
Esplanade
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

length:
2.2 miles
time:
50 mins
terrain:
streets paths
lanes
stiles
0
main roads
0 %
1%
altitude range
0 - 35 m
quality of track
****
  
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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 Five Minute Walks'
 Walks near Sidmouth: 
 
   
OttertonSidmouth West 
   
 
   
Salcombe HillDonkey Sanctuary  

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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Walk 3

Walk 4 Blue Plaque Trail

Discover and enjoy Sidmouth's fascinating past.

Click here for more information.

liszt at Sidmouth

 

Walk 4