The Austen’s escaped the Summer heat of Bath by visiting coastal resorts at Lyme Regis and Sidmouth. Walk the Cobb with Bath Parade Guides to the steps mentioned in Persuasion. Then to Sidmouth and mystery man; was he the love of Jane’s life and if so who was he and what happened? Visit one seaside town that inspired Austen’s writing and another that may have brought her happiness and sorrow.
Meet: Outside Visitor Information Centre, Bridgwater House, Terrace Walk, BA1 1LN