Where to stay around Sidmouth?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 682 holiday lettings near Sidmouth. From 347 cottages to 116 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sidmouth is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sidmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sidmouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,189 holiday lettings
  • The Donkey Sanctuary: 1,109 holiday lettings
  • Devon Cliffs: 1,698 holiday lettings
  • Lyme Regis Beach: 1,006 holiday lettings
  • Babbacombe Beach: 1,926 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sidmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Sidmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 347 cottages in Sidmouth. Our other popular types of Sidmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 116 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 46 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sidmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Sidmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Sidmouth, Devon Your Home Away From Home

    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.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Sidmouth, Devon

    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.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Sidmouth, Devon

    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.

    Weather in Sidmouth, Devon

    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.

    Travel to Sidmouth, Devon

    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).

    Sightseeing in and around Sidmouth

    Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Sidmouth a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • The Donkey Sanctuary (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Crealy Great Adventure Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
    • Lyme Bay Winery (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Castlewood Vineyard (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
    • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
    • Diggerland (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Sidmouth

    Travellers love Sidmouth for its beautiful gardens and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sidmouth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sidmouth Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Bicton Park Botanical Gardens (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
    • Escot Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Devon Cliffs Beach (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
    • Exmouth Beach (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
    • Dawlish Warren Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)