Beautiful sights from Sidmouth’s new meadow

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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,

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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.

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant


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“Earlier this year, the field

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Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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.

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“The newly installed

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8698. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth's Alma field wildflower meadow. Ref shs 30 18TI 8691. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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