Cheap Accommodation close to Festival Site


Sidmouth Folk Festival Week is an exciting seaside celebration of music, dance and song. This quaint resort on the East Devon coast in England is a firm favourite with holidaymakers of all ages. The 2018 folk event is set to take place between the 3th and 10th August so when it comes to rooms, it’s best to book accommodation early.

There’s a good selection of hotels as well as bed and breakfast establishments to choose from. Great value for money b&bs can be found in and around Sidmouth, close to the annual music festival. There has actually been a folk event here in the first week of August every year since 1955. Tens of thousands of visitors arrive to enjoy the folk music, emerging talent, local bands, dancing, story telling and family fun entertainment. There are even hands-on workshops, arts and crafts displays along with tasty local food and drink.

When : Sidmouth Folk Week 2018 will take place August 03-10

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Don’t miss out on the week’s festive atmosphere


So you don’t miss out on the week’s festive atmosphere, book affordable rooms online. It’s best to check discount deals for cheap hotels and bed and breakfasts. Expect a warm welcome from b&b proprietors, great home cooking and a relaxing stay.

Generally all rooms offer central heating with en suite facilities. There are usually flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi access as well as tea and coffee making facilities. If you’re travelling to Sidmouth by car, look for cheap hotels or bed and breakfasts with private car parking spaces.

During the 2018 folk week festival the town’s streets are alive with colour and sound as everyone joins in the fun. How about trying dancing or ceilidhs? There’s a whole range of stars to see such as Fishermen’s Friends, Barbara Dickson and many others lined up for 2018.

Other exciting line ups for Evening Ham Concerts include Ralph McTell and Roy Bailey while during the day, how about watching Zulu Tradition, a dynamic South African music and dance band. It really is recommended to reserve cheap hotels or b&b accommodation as soon as you can.

Chilling out for a while in the area


As well as enjoying the amazing music, why not head down to Jacob’s Ladder beach? At low tide many people take up kayaking, canoeing, sailing or swimming. The town centre has a good selection of shops, both traditional and modern.

Fancy a bite to eat? There are a number of delicious restaurants, cafes, diners and bars that serve mouth-watering food and drinks. Sidmouth Arboretum and gardens are a wonderful place to spend a summer’s afternoon.

After chilling out for a while it’s time to head back to the 2017 music festival. There’s music, music and even more music. The kids are not forgotten either. The Children’s Festival also runs parallel to this event. They can get involved in crazy crafts, singing, Morris dancing, music and stories. During this week accommodation is at a premium. For the best bed and breakfast and cheap hotel family rooms, browse the net.

Sidmouth Folk Week Festival in Devon EX10 8XR England


Name : Sidmouth Folk Week

Location : in the town of Sidmouth in Devon, located on the South Coast of England

How to get there

By car

The town is located approx. 10 miles from junction 30 of the M5 (follow A 3052) and 9 miles from
Honiton (follow A375).

By Train

There are frequent rail services from London Waterloo to Honiton railway station, from where you can take a local bus to Sidmouth.

Trains from the North, the Midlands and London Paddington station arrive at Exeter St Davids. Take a bus from St. David’s to Exeter bus station from where there are frequent bus services to the festival site.

By Coach

National Express offer coach services from several parts of the UK to Exeter. From Exeter there are frequently bus services to Sidmouth.

By Air

Exeter airport is the nearest airport, about 30 minutes away. The airport provides both domestic and international flights.