FILMING ALONG THE SID
Over the years, lots of videos have been taken of the River Sid – from gently-flowing by to floods.
Here’s a personal portrait of Sidmouth from 2012 – the last section taking us along the River:
Since my last visit the river Sid has swelled and is now a brown torrent. The natural ford I was going to show you is rather underwater. We then go up to the public park – paid for by the local community – and then around a secret garden area with wonderful flowers and very expensive houses.
Here’s another video from 2012 – of the floods which ran amok through the Byes:
This video shows a selection of sites along the River Sid both during the dramatic floods of 7th July 2012, and again three days later. The contrast is amazing!
Here’s a film taken in November 2021 of an otter wrestling with an eel on the river: