Sidmouth appears in the Domesday book as ‘Sedemuda’ meaning “mouth of Sid”. Sidmouth remained as a village until the coastal resorts grew in the Georgian and Victorian periods. The now known Royal Glen Hotel, used to be known as Woolbrook Glen, and in 1819 the baby Queen Victoria came with her mother and father and stayed for a few weeks. PEAK-HILL-VIEWWEBTINY.jpg#asset:1619178In the valley between Peak Hill and Salcombe Hill, is the River Sid, and much of the town is now a conservation area, and is surrounded by the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.BEACHWEBTINY.jpg#asset:1619176

Many family orientated events take place in Sidmouth including the town regatta, which often involves the Red Arrows, and Folk festival as part of Folk Week. redarrowswebtiny.jpg#asset:1619181

Plenty of shops and local amenities for everyday living, and boasts a Waitrose, as well as many local independent shops and cafes.