Tree trail launched in Sidbury

17:30 21 April 2014

Diana East,Edward Willis-Fleming,Rob Bolton,land owner Sir John Cave and Cllr John Dyson on the permissive footpath in Sidbury. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 3771-16-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Diana East,Edward Willis-Fleming,Rob Bolton,land owner Sir John Cave and Cllr John Dyson on the permissive footpath in Sidbury. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 3771-16-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

WALKERS are being encouraged to sample the delights of Sidbury through the launch of a new tree trail leaflet masterminded by Sidmouth Arboretum.

It comes off the back of a successful incarnation for the town and has been devised by village resident and tree enthusiast Rob Bolton.

The Sidbury leaflet offers two circular walks around the beautiful valley.

They take in the village centre, including Millennium Pond, and encourage walkers onto the East Devon Way.

Members of Sidmouth Arboretum expressed their gratitude to Sir John Cave as landowner of much of the valley.

Sir John has enabled the creation of the longer circular route, by establishing a permissive path and, with the support of the county council and parish paths partnership, the eroded track has been restored.

New signs indicate the route - which gives excellent views across the valley.

Generously supported by the Sid Vale Association’s Keith Owen Fund, the leaflets are distributed free of charge and are available from local outlets.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Sidmouth Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Sidmouth Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Sidmouth Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

Siblings Joseph and Hope Baker aged two and eight pictured at home this week after their seagull ordeals. Ref shs 0789-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Dad calls for fines after children’s ‘flying rodent’ terror

Read more
Lily Thomas is raising money for the Menigitis Research Foundation.

A former Newton Poppleford primary pupil will be climbing to the peak of the world’s largest freestanding mountain to raise money for meningitis sufferers.

Read more
07:30
Set in delightful grounds, the headquarters of EDDC at Knowle. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 7658-15-12SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk

Controversial plans to sell Knowle to a developer and relocate the district council from Sidmouth have been given the final go-ahead.

Read more
The Coleridge Medical Centre

Fearful residents have questioned how Ottery’s medical services will cope with potential hospital bed closures and the growing population due to swell by hundreds of people.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
The spectacular Sid Vale float-Legend of the Crystal Skull at the Sidmouth carnival on Saturday evening. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 0303-40-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders.

Members of the most successful carnival club in East Devon’s history will be back on the road with a float this year, after they secured a new home.

Read more
The police Land Rover was out on Sunday morning as part of the crackdown

Police are cracking down on the illegal trail bike riders who destroy the tranquillity of Sid Valley beauty spots and give legitimate riders a bad name.

Read more
Tue, 15:59
Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are appealing for information after jewellery was taken from a property in Newton Poppleford.

Read more
Helen Poyntz gave up alcohol for a month.

A WESTON student was inspired by her grandfather to give up alcohol for a month to raise money for charity.

Read more
Tue, 12:30
Surfers Against Sewage held a litter pick last year. Area representative, Ross Curwen with helpers Jemma Starmore and Mike Newton with some of the waste collected from the beach. Ref shs 7352-43-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A quartet of green organisations is calling on 5,000 beach-lovers to clean shores in Sidmouth and around the South West.

Read more
Mon, 12:37
Hugo Swire

East Devon’s Conservative MP, Hugo Swire, has welcomed ‘common sense’ measures to make sure drivers are treated more fairly when parking in the region.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read News

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition



Devon's trusted business finder