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Top Attractions near The Belmont Hotel

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Nestled in the picturesque town of Sidmouth, Devon, The Belmont Hotel offers not only a luxurious stay but also convenient access to some of the most charming attractions in the area. Whether you're drawn to stunning natural landscapes, historic landmarks, or cultural experiences, Sidmouth and its surroundings have something for everyone. Here’s a guide to the top attractions near The Belmont Hotel:


Sidmouth Beach

Just a short stroll from The Belmont Hotel lies Sidmouth Beach, a beautiful pebble beach surrounded by dramatic cliffs and stunning sea views. Perfect for a relaxing afternoon, you can take leisurely walks along the promenade, enjoy a traditional cream tea at a nearby cafe, or simply soak in the tranquil atmosphere.

South West Coast Path

For those who love hiking and exploring nature, the South West Coast Path offers incredible opportunities. Sidmouth marks the start of this iconic trail, which stretches for miles along the rugged coastline of Devon and Dorset. Walkers can enjoy breathtaking vistas, spot diverse wildlife, and discover hidden coves along the way.

Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary

A visit to Sidmouth wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the Donkey Sanctuary, just a short drive from The Belmont Hotel. This sanctuary is home to hundreds of rescued donkeys and mules, providing a safe haven for these gentle creatures. Visitors can learn about their stories, interact with the donkeys, and enjoy scenic walks around the sanctuary grounds.

Jurassic Coast

Sidmouth is located on the UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast, famous for its geological significance and stunning cliffs. Take a boat trip or simply explore the coastline to see fossils dating back millions of years embedded in the rocks. Charmouth and Lyme Regis are nearby towns that are popular for fossil hunting and exploring the coastal beauty.

Sidmouth Museum

Delve into the rich history of Sidmouth at the Sidmouth Museum, located close to The Belmont Hotel. The museum showcases exhibits on local history, including Sidmouth's role in the Napoleonic Wars, its development as a seaside resort, and its connections to famous historical figures.

Connaught Gardens

Just a short walk from The Belmont Hotel are the Connaught Gardens, a tranquil oasis overlooking the sea. These beautifully landscaped gardens offer panoramic views of Sidmouth and the Jurassic Coastline. Enjoy a peaceful stroll among exotic plants, relax on benches with sea views, and visit the charming café for refreshments.

Peak Hill Llamas

For a unique experience, consider a llama trekking adventure with Peak Hill Llamas, located near Sidmouth. Explore the countryside accompanied by these gentle creatures and learn about their behavior and care from experienced guides.

Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or cultural exploration, Sidmouth and its surroundings have plenty to offer. The Belmont Hotel provides a perfect base from which to discover these top attractions and create lasting memories of your visit to this charming coastal town in Devon.

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