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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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Where to enjoy nature in East Devon

February is here already which means that it will be spring in no time! If you want to see the seasons change while exploring Honiton and the wider East Devon area, here are some suggestions to help you spy the first inklings of spring, the changing plantlife and even the new birds, lambs and…

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Victorian pottery found in Honiton sold for over £9,000

A piece of pottery donated to a charity shop in Honiton has sold at auction for just under £10,000 – reaching a total of £9,800. The piece was described as an antique spoon warmer, which was popular during the Victorian era to keep serving spoons warm. It was discovered that the pottery was created…

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Honiton Hippo collage unveiled at Honiton station

A collaborative collage created by Honiton Primary pupils at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) has been unveiled at Honiton Station. The artwork was officially unveiled at Honiton Station by the Mayor of Honiton, Councillor Helen Hurford. In a project led by the Friends of Honiton Station, attractive new…

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A History of Honiton

Honiton boasts a rich and fascinating history that spans centuries. Situated in the picturesque Otter Valley, this town has played a significant role in the cultural, economic, and social tapestry of Devon. The origins of Honiton can be traced back to prehistoric times, evidenced by the presence of…

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Bring your Dogs to Honiton

Honiton has earned its reputation as a dog-friendly haven. Known for its historic market square, thriving local businesses, and picturesque surroundings, Honiton offers a warm welcome not only to its human visitors but also to their four-legged companions. From scenic walks to pet-friendly…

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Honiton: A Tapestry of Autumnal Charm

As the summer warmth gives way to the cool embrace of autumn, Honiton undergoes a stunning transformation. October is a time of vibrant colours, cosy traditions, and a deep connection to the natural beauty that surrounds this historic town. Let's explore the enchanting qualities that make Honiton in…

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Honiton's Beauty Spots

Honiton is renowned for its picturesque landscapes, historical significance, and unique beauty spots. With a rich history dating back centuries and a vibrant community, Honiton offers captivating destinations that showcase the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the region. One of the most…

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Summer Events in Honiton

This August is proving to be a busy month here in Honiton with many of the town's staple events taking place! Nestled within the countryside, Honiton is home to lots of traditional events, from agriculture and farming to quirky and unique cultural events. Make sure you don’t miss out on any of the…

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Don’t miss these Honiton Traditions

Did you know that Honiton is home to unique events that happen every year? Our town is full of history which we love to celebrate, two of which are coming up in the next week! Make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun. Tuesday 25th July brings with it Hot Pennies Day, a tradition dating back…

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