Christmas shopping in Sidmouth

It’s never too early to start your Christmas shopping, and Sidmouth is an ideal place to get cracking on your festive gift list. With a bustling high street and a wide range of independent shops, you’re bound to find plenty of presents to delight your loved ones on Christmas Day.

From jewellery to clothing, books to home accessories, you’ll find it all available to buy when you do your Christmas shopping in Sidmouth.

Sidmouth Christmas light switch on

The Sidmouth festive season always kicks off with the official switch on of the Christmas lights in Market Square. This year’s switch on will take place on Saturday 17th November. In keeping with tradition, there’ll be family entertainment as well as mulled wine and mince pies to warm shoppers.

With twinkling lights overhead and adorned Christmas trees down the high street you won’t fail to get in the seasonal spirit while you shop.

Sidmouth late night Christmas shopping

The next festive date in the Sidmouth Christmas calendar is the town’s late night shopping extravaganza. On Friday 7th December the shops will be open until 8pm with several offering food, drinks and special promotions. There’ll also be entertainment around the town including street performances, carol singers, Sidmouth Town band and street food.

Stay in Sidmouth

Our excellent value winter rate gives you the perfect opportunity to do your Christmas shopping in Sidmouth while enjoying our welcoming and relaxing hospitality.

From 1st November, two-night winter breaks are available from just £135.00 per person and include:

  • Two nights’ accommodation
  • Four-course table d’hôte dinner plus coffee
  • Full English breakfast
  • Afternoon tea

You can check availability and book here, or please call us on 0800 220714.

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