Visit Sidmouth Blog

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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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Great walking routes for seeing the changing seasons

If you want to get a real taste of spring while visiting Seaton over the next few months, here are our suggestions for great spring walking routes. Please be aware that these are all moderate to challenging walks, you can find alternative walks here. Route 1 Seaton to Lyme Regis This route is quite…

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Reasons to visit Seaton this spring

With a lovely pebble beach and iconic scenery thanks to being along the Jurassic Coast, Seaton is a charming place to visit all year around, but here are our top reasons for visiting this Spring. The beach and esplanade We don’t know about you, but there are fewer things in life more pleasant…

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Suggestions for a romantic date in East Devon

With the impressive cliffs of the Jurassic Coast, the beautiful countryside and picturesque towns and villages full of Regency architecture, there are fewer places to incite romance than East Devon. If you want to inject some amorous energy into your Valentine’s Day, check out our suggestions for…

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History of Roman Seaton

Instead of looking back on the past year, let’s go even further back and take a look at Seaton’s incredible history, particularly as a base for the Romans during their occupation of Britain. If you know your history, you’ll know that Seaton has been occupied since before the Iron Age, as evidenced…

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Donation for Seaton Wetlands

Trustees of Seaton Visitor Centre have decided to donate the Trust’s remaining funds to Seaton Wetlands in order for the site to continue the Trust’s dedication to education following their closure. Seaton Visitor Centre Trust have long been dedicated to helping to increase learning opportunities…

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Five Facts about Seaton

Seaton is full of history and culture to discover. Nestled on the iconic Jurassic Coast, there’s lots of history to uncover, so we’ve put together some of our favourite facts about the town! There are 16 places across the world called Seaton! 18 of these are in the UK alone. At one point there was…

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Things to Do in Seaton this November

The Summer months may be over and winter is creeping ever closer, but there is still plenty to fill your time in Seaton. November brings an array of festivities, perfect for brightening the darker evenings. There’s plenty on offer in the town whether you’re looking for a day out exploring, a quiet…

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Seaton and the Jurassic Coast

Seaton serves as a gateway to one of the most remarkable natural wonders in the world: the Jurassic Coast. Stretching for 95 miles along the counties of Devon and Dorset, the Jurassic Coast is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers a unique blend of geological history, stunning landscapes, and…

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Embracing Rainy Days in Seaton

While Seaton is known for its sun-kissed shores and vibrant outdoor activities, rainy days present a unique opportunity to explore the town's indoor attractions and engage in activities that celebrate culture, relaxation, and creativity. From museums that offer glimpses into history to cosy cafes…

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Seaton’s Outdoor Adventures

With August here and lots of time to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays, many of us want to get outside and enjoy a breath of fresh air. While our summer weather so far has been a bit of a rollercoaster, we’re hoping for sunny skies and plenty of time to spend outside. Seaton is full…

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