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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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Best places to surf in East Devon

Want to cool off with a dip in the sea or challenge the waves with some watersports? The Jurassic Coast is a great place to do both! With a host of beaches, including the one in Budleigh, there are plenty of places to indulge in swimming, watersports and everything in between. Plus, getting out on…

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Stay safe in the water this summer

Planning a trip to Budleigh Salterton this summer? Well, there are plenty of things to keep you entertained during your visit, including days out on the beach! Whether you want to spend the day relaxing in the sunshine, looking at the interesting pebbles or want to get out on the waves, the most…

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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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