Santa and his sleigh will initially appear by Sidmouth Market Place from about 6.15 pm on Friday December 1st for the Sidmouth ‘Late Night Shopping’ event.

From Tuesday December 5th to Thursday December 21st, Santa with his splendid sleigh and team of Sidmouth Lions helpers, will be touring Sidmouth, Sidford, Sidbury and Newton Poppleford between 5.00 pm and 8.00 pm.

Santa will be visiting Waitrose store at Stowford from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm on Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th and Friday 15th   December.

All donations to the Lions, which will be gratefully received, will be used for Sidmouth Lions community service and charity activities.

Sidmouth Lions are very grateful once again to Hall & Scott Estate Agents in Sidmouth for sponsoring the operating costs of the Santa sleigh and also to Central Garage, Sidford, for providing the towing vehicle.

Santa’s routes during December 2017

Friday December 1st - Late Night Shopping’ evening

Come and meet Santa from about 6.15 pm by the Market Place in Sidmouth Town Centre.

Tuesday December 5th 

SIDFORD.  Starting at 5.30 pm at Warrens Mead, into Orchard Close, Byes Lane, Drakes Avenue, Fleming Avenue, Lockyer Avenue, South Lawn, Jubilee Gardens and Malden Road.

Thursday December 7th

Starting at 5.30 pm at the bottom of Winslade Road, into Malvern Road, Winslade Road, Alexandria Road, Woolbrook Road, Arcot Park, Lymebourne Park, Lymebourne Avenue and Sid Park Road.

Friday December 8th

Starting at 5.30 pm from United Reformed Church in Primley Road, into Primley Mead, Primley Gardens, Primley Road, Coulsdon Road and Livonia Road. 

Monday December 11th

Starting at 5.30 pm from Lawn Vista, up Peaslands Road, Elm Close, Hill View, Higher Hill View, then up Knapp Hill, back down Peaslands, into Highfield, then Brewery Lane, Vicarage Road and Victoria Road.

Tuesday December 12th

Starting at 5.00 pm in Betjeman Close (all roads), exit and right to Penrose Place; on completion, load up and transit to Baker Close, then all roads on Stowford, back to Woolbrook Road and, if time permits, Barn Hayes, Core Hill Road and Woolbrook Mead.

Wednesday December 13th

Waitrose at Stowford from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Thursday December 14th

Waitrose at Stowford from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, then:

SIDBURY and SIDFORD. Starting at 5.30 pm from Sid Vale Close, then to Greenhead Lane, then Furzehill, Burnt Oak and Hillside. Then back to Sidford and into Brook Lane, Lower Brook Meadow, Frys Lane and Higher Brook Meadow.

Friday December 15th

Waitrose at Stowford from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, then

Starting at 5.30 pm at Manstone Lane junction, up Manstone Lane into Tyrrell Mead, Bramble Close, Coombe Hayes, Summerfield, Newlands Close, Newlands Road and Jubilee Close.

Monday December 18th

NEWTON POPPLEFORD East side (from Otter Reach to ‘Cannon Inn’).

Starting at 5.30 pm in Otter Reach estate then up main road into School Lane, Glebelands, Turner Close, Lower Farthings, Brook Meadow and Meadow Drive estate.


Tuesday December 19th

NEWTON POPPLEFORD West side (Starting at 5.30 pm from ‘Cannon Inn’).

Into King Alfred Way, down Exmouth Road, into Badger Close, Littledown Lane, Littledown Orchard, Exmouth Road, on to Exeter Road, past ‘Woodleys Yard’ into Burrow Lane, Burrow Close, then Hillside and at bottom, turning right, back towards Burrow and left out to main road.


Thursday December 21st

Starting at 5.30 pm at the bottom of Manstone Avenue, into High Meadow, Woolbrook Rise, Ashley Crescent, Woolbrook Meadows, Brookside, Ice House Lane, Woolbrook Park and Balfours.