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Connaught Gardens

Jacob's Ladder, Sidmouth EX10 8RU, England
+44 1395 517528
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Charming little place

The gardens are small but very pleasant with lovely views of the sea from certain areas. There are... read more

Reviewed today
Dobsons21_13
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely gardens

We parked in the car park opposite Connaught Gardens and choose to walk through the gardens en... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FourHungryCats
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South West England, United Kingdom
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Jacob's Ladder, Sidmouth EX10 8RU, England
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+44 1395 517528
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Reviewed today via mobile

The gardens are small but very pleasant with lovely views of the sea from certain areas. There are plenty of benches, including several on the hillside leading down to the Jacobs Ladder beach next to the Gardens. There is a cafe with outside and inside...More

Thank Dobsons21_13
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Reviewed yesterday

We parked in the car park opposite Connaught Gardens and choose to walk through the gardens en route to the sea front and town. We have been here many times before and these gardens are a lovely place to visit whatever time of year. They...More

Thank FourHungryCats
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Reviewed yesterday

A walk round the gardens and then stop in the café for lunch, the cakes are out of this world, largest portions I have ever seen. Needed a doggy bag

Thank Tish J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

well you can't ask for a more scenic spot to put gardens - located at the top of Jacob's ladder this garden spot allows for sitting walking, playing and let's not for get the Cream Tea !! just such a lovely calm place to take...More

Thank Hazel B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great place to sit and chill out, especially if you need 10 minutes after sampling the delights of the Clock Tower. Spread over a decent area. You can sit overlooking the beach or find another area surrounded by the gardens. Has a number of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want to view the wonderful beaches of sidmouth I suggest do it from these gardens as perched high above the cliffs Also take in a Devon Cream Tea for the lovely cafe located within the walls of the gardens.

Thank steve w
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to have a relaxing sit after a long walk . The cafe was absolutely fabulous, cream scones were amazing and large hot coffee . The staff were cheerful and friendly and the surrounding were beautiful. Well worth a visit !!

Thank Alfiereed
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed tea and coffees in the gardens here - excellent staff and lovely cakes. A gem of a place and so pleased we didn't miss it.

Thank DonaldQuackers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No better place to unwind and relax in the beautiful gardens after the hectic fun on the beautiful beach, fabulous plants and splendid views... one of my favourite places in Sidmouth...

Thank Kev P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to just wander around. Every Sunday from May to September the local Sidmouth Brass Band put on a concert in the gardens. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank CaroW1403
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karl63
27 March 2018|
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Response from JE-Wirral | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay but Yes they are allowed in the garden on leads but restricted on the beach depending on time of year .
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Anne M
26 September 2016|
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Response from Bangel2015 | Reviewed this property |
15 minute walk depending on how fast you walk
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Colette B
10 May 2016|
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Response from Bangel2015 | Reviewed this property |
It was opened by the Duke of Connaught in 1934.
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