About us - sidmouth

Carl at Sidmouth

Sidmouth is a beautiful coastal Devon town with a rich literary heritage

That heritage inspired the likes of Jane Austen, Beatrix Potter, R.D. Delderfield and many others. Our shop is situated on the High Street in prime position and has a lovely collection of cards and gifts (lots for the Tintin fans) as well as a carefully selected range of over 7000 books. Our Manager Carl East has over 20 years of experience in the book trade at both Ottakar's and Waterstones and his colleagues Clare, Keith Lewis and Priya are happy to help and offer recommendations. Sidmouth stocks over 8,000 titles, and also has access to a further 500,000 titles that can be with us the next working day. The team have particular expertise in Children's books, Fiction and Science Fiction.


Sidmouth Literary Festival

We are proud to be the official bookseller to the Sidmouth Literary Festival.


Local Highlights

Sidmouth Literary Festival - June
Sidmouth Folk Week - August
Sidmouth Science Festival - October


Opening Times 9:00-5.30pm Monday to Saturday

10 High Street Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8EL

01395 579969 


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