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Signs of spring in Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 07:00 17 February 2017

Picture: Eve Mathews.

Picture: Eve Mathews.


It may only be February, but there are some glorious signs of spring in Sidmouth.

Snowdrops in Margaret's Meadow.  Picture: Eve Mathews.Snowdrops in Margaret's Meadow. Picture: Eve Mathews.

Snowdrops are in bloom by the river in Margaret’s Meadow, The Byes, near the Golden Copse.

Photographer Eve Mathews took these pictures this week.

Eve said: “They were out to perfection, with more to come in the shadier places. Fortunately the ground had dried from last week’s rain. They extend further and more densely year on year and are well worth a visit.”

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