Early spring in Sidmouth

Winter in Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth, a little area that’s usually that will soon be surrounded by plants and sunshine.

The gardens are looked after by East Devon District council and they do an excellent job.

There’s a wonderful range of plants, stunning views and through summer the bandstand often rings with the sound of live music of all kinds.If you’ve walked up Peak Hill,  to where I took the photo above, or even further to see the daffs,

you deserve a treat. See the white tower above Jacob’s ladder? The building beneath is the café in the gardens. They have lovely food, I have no idea how they make such huge cakes and if you’re lucky, you  might be able to sit at one of those windows.


9 thoughts on “Early spring in Sidmouth

  1. I’d love the little snow lantern in the first image, it would look perfect in my courtyard. The lamppost on the other hand looks a bit dodgy – all that rust could cause it to snap at any time! But the final image is my favourite – what a fabulous view. And did you mention cake?

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