For visitors to Devon’s world heritage coast, the Southern Cross Guesthouse is the best place to stay. Only a short drive from our guesthouse is the small seaside town of Sidmouth. The red cliffs that surround Sidmouth provide stunning views overlooking the town and countryside.

Sidmouth lies in a south facing and softly curving bay. The clean, safe beaches and warm waters make Sidmouth an ideal venue for families. The town itself has many wonderful features to be discovered. The Esplanade running across the seafront will give you an excellent outlook onto the beach during the summertime whilst deeper in the town are many traditional shops to explore and find gifts for all the family.

Exeter is also a great local place to visit with it’s historic cathedral and modernised shopping centre. You can get to Exeter from our guesthouse with only a 20 minute drive. You can also take a bus running directly from Sidmouth.

Another popular destination near Sidmouth is the Donkey Sanctuary. This is a great place to visit and support the donkeys that have been rescued and are cared for their. The Donkey Sanctuary is only a 5 minute drive away from Sidmouth and a great place to take the kids so be sure to visit.

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