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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Bibliophiles – head to Budleigh!

Literature lovers should head to Budleigh Salterton for a taster of their famous Literary Festival with Spring Weekend taking place on 1 st and 2 nd March. This year’s Spring Weekend features the likes of Marcus du Sautoy, Simon Armitage, Hannah Barnes, Sam Peters, Sir Robin Niblett and Clive Myrie…

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What’s on this half term in East Devon

Visiting the East Devon area this half term? Or spending time specifically in Budleigh Salterton? Here are some suggestions to keep you entertained this February half term. Days out at the beach Well first up, Budleigh Salterton Beach is a must visit for beach days. It might be a bit cold in…

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Famous faces from Budleigh Salterton

We all know Budleigh Salterton is a charming place to spend some time, and while some of us love visiting as part of our holidays to Devon, others are lucky enough to actually live there and enjoy the sights and sounds every day. Here are some of the notable residents that have had the joy of…

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Winter Walks in Budleigh Salterton

Exploring Budleigh Salterton through its walks is an immersive experience, unveiling a tapestry of scenic landscapes, historic landmarks, and tranquil settings. The most iconic stroll in Budleigh Salterton is undoubtedly the breathtaking coastal path. This scenic route offers mesmerising views of…

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Rainy Days in Budleigh Salterton

Budleigh Salterton offers its own unique charm on rainy days. While its sunny beaches and stunning sea views are the main attractions, rainy days in Budleigh Salterton can be equally delightful, with a variety of activities and places to explore. Here's a guide on how to make the most of a rainy day…

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Budleigh Salterton's Geology

While its quaint streets, pristine beach, and idyllic charm draw visitors from far and wide, the town also holds an abundance of geology for us to discover. Budleigh Salterton offers a fascinating glimpse into Earth's ancient past, with its unique rock formations and geological history dating back…

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Explore Budleigh Salterton by Foot

Budleigh Salterton offers an abundance of captivating walks that showcase the natural beauty, diverse landscapes, and rich history of the area. From leisurely strolls along the pebbled beach to invigorating hikes through lush woodlands, Budleigh Salterton provides a variety of walking routes to suit…

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