Beautiful sights from Sidmouth’s new meadow

PUBLISHED: 18:00 12 September 2018

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Walkers have been able to enjoy the ‘resplendent’ sights of Sidmouth’s newest wildflower meadow as it came into full bloom this summer.

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Sidmouth Town Council reseeded its Alma Field, with coastal wildflowers.

The field, just off Alma Lane, is a coastal highlight as visitors walk up Salcombe Hill along the coast path.

Christopher Holland,

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town clerk, said: “Sidmouth Town Council has given Alma Field a makeover and it is now looking resplendent with wildflowers and poppies in the warm weather.

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“Earlier this year, the field

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was ploughed and reseeded with a mix or natural coastal wildflowers and red poppies 
to help commemorate the 100th year since the end of World War One.

“The newly installed

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benches and cut path allow visitors to enjoy this beautiful spot and view over the valley and seafront.”

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