Situated on the coastline of Devon in the south of England is the beautiful and popular town of Sidmouth. A Sidmouth holiday rental cottage is the perfect base from which to enjoy a whole host of outdoor activities, in particular strolling along the town’s striking red cliffs. A Sidmouth holiday adventure will leave you completely sated and filled with wonderful memories of your trip to this coastal haven.
The town is a popular destination with visitors and as such there is a wide range of activities to keep you occupied on your Sidmouth holiday. Outdoor activities available to enjoy include horse riding, golf, tennis, walking, cycling and paragliding. Sidmouth has beautiful beaches which are perfect for a spot of swimming, fishing, sailing, surfing or jet skiing.
Visitors can also enjoy the Sidmouth Museum which details the history of the town and is housed in a stunning Regency cottage. There are lots of other beautiful buildings to be seen whilst strolling through Sidmouth too. If you can take a Sidmouth holiday during the month of August you will be able to enjoy the town’s famous annual Folk Week, where a variety of dancers, singers and folk musicians gather for a fantastic time.
If you can prise yourself away from your comfortable Sidmouth holiday rental cottage there are plenty of attractions to be enjoyed in the area. A 15 minute journey west to the small town of Budleigh Salterton is a great day out for all the family. As well as being a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, which will make the town a great place for keen photographers or artists, there is the Bicton Park Botanical Gardens to be enjoyed. Built up over a staggering 4 centuries, this beautiful garden has a range of plant collections, a railway, a museum, stunning Victorian glass houses and areas for the children to play in.
Those looking to enjoy a Sidmouth holiday will be pleased to hear that they can expect warm summers and mild winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Sidmouth holiday rental cottage are July and August. The average daytime temperature during the summer is 19°C with temperatures staying at around 15°C right into September. The winter months will offer average daytime temperatures of around 8°C. There is a rare chance of snow on lower ground during the winter. The average rainfall annually is 14 inches.
Travellers on a Sidmouth holiday will likely land at Exeter International Airport (EXT) which is approximately 10 miles from the town, or Bristol Airport (BRS) which is just over 50 minutes away. Several airlines offer regular, affordable flights to the area including Flybe, Air Southwest, Eastern Airways and easyJet. Passengers can depart from various other UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Manchester (MAN), Leeds (LBA), Newcastle(NCL) and Newquay (NQY).