We regret that the Stourhead and Killerton outings are now full.On December 8th we will again be holding our popular Christmas lunch at the Belmont Hotel. Details  booking forms and menu are are in our Autumn Newsletter.

Who we are

What we do

The Sidmouth Centre was formed in 1981 and covers Sidmouth and surrounding areas such as Newton Poppleford and West Hill.
We are a voluntary association which aims to promote the National Trust and to arrange social activities that make membership of the National Trust more enjoyable.
Our members enjoy a varied programme of events including:
Talks during the winter months at All Saints Church Hall in Sidmouth
Outings from Spring to Autumn visiting National Trust and other places of interest
Occasionally we have organised concerts and an Autumn Fair
As a result of these activites we are able to give donations to local National Trust Activities
In 2017 we were able to support requests from Killerton, A La Ronde and Branscombe Rangers
If this interests you then why not join us? We look forward to meeting you.  

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Future Events

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Polesden Lacey

5th October

Stourhead Outing

13th September - FULL

Christmas Lunch

8th December - FILLING UP

Tea at Killerton

26th November - FULL



Montacute & Lytes Carey

MONTACUTE & LYTES CARY: THE GIFTS OF TWO BENEFACTORS September saw us make the short trip into Somerset to visit two National Trust properties near Yeovil. Montacute House was built around 1600
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Sid Vale Association

Members will know that we join with the Sid Vale Association once a year to present a lecture in memory of Bob Symes who was a leading light in both our organisations.
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Outing to Coombe Trenchard

In contrast to some of our earlier visits this year, the cloudy skies and lack of sunshine was welcomed by many of the members as they climbed onto the coach. The skills
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Our Outing to Rosemoor

Rosemoor is the Royal Horticultural Society’s principal garden in the South West of England. It was gifted to the RHS by Lady Anne Palmer in 1988 and now extends over 65 acres
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Finch Foundry-Cynthia’s Visit

Our Secretary Cynthia recently visited Finch Foundry and has shared her experience here. A little gem not to be missed. Like most NT members I get used to expecting my visits to
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Lanhydrock in the rain

Undaunted by the challenging spring weather we arrived at Lanhydrock in time to catch the “Butler’s” introductory talk, outlining the history of the Robartes family ownership of Lanhydrock house from 1620. What
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Stepping Down

  At the AGM in April three familiar faces left the Committee. Seen in the photograph are Ian Heard, Coral King and Colin Watts. Coral has been Theatre Club secretary since January
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Filming at the National Trust

The centre’s April AGM was preceded with a talk by Harvey Edgington, Head of NT Filming and Locations. His role provides a single contact point with the NT for the film industry
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