HELPING THE SID RIVER
Welcome to the website devoted to the River Sid, England’s shortest river and the only river to be entirely within a single parish: we are helping the Sid river in all its glory!
The Sid is full of stories and presents many facets.
It’s divided into several distinct sections:
There are a lot of things going on which interest both local and national media:
But many of these stories stretch back in time:
With a lot of art, culture and creativity on the way:
One of the primary concerns today is looking after the River’s biodiversity:
There are currently two active projects devoted to the improving the ecology of the river:
Finally, there is the ‘hard infrastructure’ of the Sid – from its natural geology to its human engineering:
For general information about the geology and history of the river Roger Trend’s book Sidmouth’s River is very useful.
With a page here of reports, guidance and other resources – from photography to documentation: