Sidmouth, Devon - home to the finest Folk Music festivals of the 1960s/70s. PDL Dec 2015

Sidmouth, Devon - home to the finest Folk Music festivals of the PDL Dec 2015

Beer Village  - MANY HAPPY MEMORIES OF HOLIDAYS ALSO OUR BLACKMORE ANCESTORS LIVED HERE!

Beer village nestles in a sheltered valley overlooking a pebble beach. In the Century it was a notorious smugglers haunt and later gained fame for it's lace making, providing fine lace for Queen Victoria's wedding dress.

Sidmouth, Devon                                                       …

The Sidmouth Folk Festival was a favourite haunt of mine during the late Once heard Martin Carthy & friend play a fiddle battle that went on for nearly half an hour !

Jacob's Ladder beach on the west side of Sidmouth with its distinctive red Cliffs. (C) Ian James Cox :: Geograph Britain and Ireland. Sidmouth | East Devon

Jacob's Ladder beach on the west side of Sidmouth with its distinctive red Cliffs. (C) Ian James Cox :: Geograph Britain and Ireland.

A local spit - Dawlish Warren, extended across the estuary towards Exmouth, but stopped from connecting to the Exmouth Coastline by the strength of the current from the Exe.

A local spit - Dawlish Warren, extended across the estuary towards Exmouth, but stopped from connecting to the Exmouth Coastline by the strength of the current from the Exe.

The Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe, Devon. The Victorians hand carved tunnels to some of the beaches and made bathing pools.

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Visited with my best friend and her family when we were 14 and then with our sons.The Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe, Devon

Wembury Beach, South Hams, Devon, England My grandfather is buried at this church

Wembury Beach, South Hams, Devon, England My grandfather is buried at this…

Exmouth, Devon

Enjoy a wealth of activities to be held across the Exmouth Festival later this month

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