Sidmouth lies on the South Devon coast, at the mouth of the River Sid. It is 14 miles east of the city of Exeter and surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Holiday cottages in Sidmouth are a favourite among visitors who have fallen under the spell of the town’s fine Regency architecture, gardens and beaches. Nestled beneath green hills and red sandstone cliffs, it is an idyllic base from which to explore the region. Take a wander to the seafront from your holiday cottage in Sidmouth and stroll along the promenade overlooking the sand and shingle shore. Enjoy far-reaching views along the coast with the towering cliffs of Peak Hill visible in the distance.
Shippen Cottage was built in the mid c19th as a purpose built shippen, or cowshed, where the cows would have all been milked by hand. Now a pretty holiday cottage that sleeps up to 6 guests, with enclosed private garden, which adjoins pasture and beyond with stunning views, so is very peaceful.
Mill House, sleeping six, is one of seven spacious holiday cottages at Boswell Farm, set in the secluded Sweetcombe valley near Sidmouth and the beaches on the East Devon coast. Pets welcome.
Courthaye is an East Devon luxury holiday cottage with Wi-Fi in Sidmouth within an easy walk of the beach and set alongside 4 other luxurious cottages which once formed a Regency house for the Duke and Duchess of St.Albans. Grade II listed. Sleeps 4.
Apple Mill delightful Grade II listed holiday cottage in East Devon, accessed via its own driveway. This large rural cottage has its own secluded, private garden, hot tub and courtyard.
Cider House is one of seven spacious family-friendly East Devon holiday cottages at Boswell Farm near Sidmouth, in the secluded rural Sweetcombe valley close to beaches. Sleeps 6 Pets welcome.
A charming 17th Century self-catering luxury Devon coastal cottage with Wi-Fi for up to 6 people located only a short walk from the beach and the town centre of Sidmouth. PLEASE NOTE THAT FROM JANUARY 2020 THIS COTTAGE WILL ONLY SLEEP UP TO 4 GUESTS IN 2 BEDROOMS
The Linhay in Sidmouth, East Devon sleeps 6. One of seven spacious and comfortable East Devon holiday cottages at Boswell Farm. This child-friendly coastal cottage near Sidmouth is set amidst secluded and delightfully rural Sweetcombe valley. Pets welcome.
One of five luxury Devon holiday cottages only a short walk from the Sidmouth sea front, and part of a history Regency house built in 1802 for the Duke and Duchess of St. Albans. Grade II listed.
- Bratton Fleming
- Bucks Mills
- Combe Martin
- Great Torrington
- Lee Bay
- Newton Ferrers
- North Molton
- Ottery St Mary
- South Molton
- Westward Ho!
A flight of wooden steps ascends to Connaught Gardens, which were opened in 1820 by the Duke of Connaught and have a bandstand where brass bands regularly perform in the summer months. A wander around the historic town centre is highly recommended on self-catering holidays in Sidmouth. In and around Old Fore Street, New Street and High Street, you will find a variety of independent shops, including Fields of Sidmouth, an old-fashioned department store. There are also several tearooms and pubs, many of which serve delicious food with an emphasis on fresh, locally caught seafood. There is an excellent museum with exhibits on the town’s history, and a number of venues including Manor Pavilion Theatre and a cinema. Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary is one of South Devon’s best-loved attractions with more than 4,000 rescued donkeys. Sidmouth is famous for its annual events, which include the sea fest, a regatta and a display by the Red Arrows. The South West Coast Path runs through Sidmouth, west to Ladram Bay, the summit of Peak Hill and Budleigh Salterton, and east to the villages of Beer and Branscombe.