Visit Sidmouth Blog

Welcome to the Visit Sidmouth blog! 

Whether you are a first time visitor to the East Devon area or a resident, our blog is the perfect place to find top tips for travel around the county, ideas and inspiration for your stay and all the latest news. Here you'll find news and features from Visit Sidmouth and our partners at Visit Budleigh Salterton, Visit Seaton, Visit Ottery St Mary and Visit Honiton. 

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Sidmouth’s Seaside Victoria Hotel Launches New Source Spa

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth’s 4 star seaside luxurious Victorian landmark, has officially launched a new Source Spa with first class facilities and luxury treatments. The spa boasts an indoor heated pool, a modern gym, a hydrotherapy spa bath, an ice bath, aromatherapy sauna, and steam room. The…

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Seas the day – Sidmouth Sea Fest count down begins

Sidmouth Sea Fest returns to Sidmouth on 18 th May with a Friday Night Fundraiser kicking off proceedings the evening before on the 17 th . This year, marks the 10 th anniversary of this home grown event. The first Sidmouth Sea Fest took place in 2014, with the Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub’s directors…

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New exhibition 'Paradise Found' at THG

The newly-opened exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) features the work of 36 artists walking in the footsteps of the Camden Town Group. For a moment, the Blackdown Hills were the focus for a few avant-garde painters of the Camden Town Group. Their bold Post-Impressionist paintings, dating…

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Jazz Fest a success

Sidmouth’s Jazz and Blues Festival which was held for the first time earlier this summer has been hailed as a success with organisers promising its return next year. Taking place from 2 nd – 5 th June with free live music held throughout the town, the first performances coincided with the town’s…

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Enjoy a summer of fun at Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary

Have a summer of adventure at Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary this school holiday with their two new activities. Open now is the sanctuary’s new play area, while an activity trail, which highlights all the work that goes into rehoming the resident donkeys, will launch in July. Located near the Kitchen…

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Oakdown welcome new life saving equipment

The team at Oakdown Holiday Park on the outskirts of Sidmouth are pleased to announce that they have recently installed a new defibrillator at the park, adding to the number of life saving devices in and around the town. At Oakdown, it is hoped that the device will never need to be used, but…

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