Visit us

Sidmouth is in East Devon, in the South West of England. It’s a gateway town to The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

How to get there

There are good links by road from the M5 at Exeter, by rail to Exeter, St. David’s and Honiton stations, by bus from Exeter and Honiton, and by air at Exeter Airport. For more information on public transport links see Traveline South West.

Where to Stay

Staff at Sidmouth Tourist Information Centre are able to help with accommodation needs.


For general parking information see the East Devon Parking Map.

Free Park and Walk at Knowle  - EX10 8HH. Longer term paid parking at Manor Road Car Park, EX10 8RU.

Free Parking at the Norman Lockyer Observatory.

Free on street parking is very limited.

Map of previous years' Festival venues is on the right. In 2020 the Festival is mostly online.

It contains some information about what took place in each venue. You can download a printable map here.

What people say

  • Well done Sidmouth - hope you do this again next year
  • A well-attended day
  • It is a good science festival with good experiments