If you’re looking for a dog friendly day out, this is the best time of year – it’s often quieter as the season hasn’t quite kicked off yet and many of the county’s beaches haven’t yet had their restrictions imposed meaning there are plenty of chances to have some fun with your furry friends! Until…Read More
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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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Sidmouth’s ever-popular Annual Regatta will return in 2024 with a renewed focus on developing and rediscovering the land and sea events that have delighted generations of Sidmouthians and visitors alike. Unfortunately, this year’s family fun will not feature the Red Arrows who have confirmed to the…Read More
Valentine’s Day is swiftly approaching and no doubt you are racking your brains to find the perfect romantic gift for your loved one. Why not gift some incredible memories together by giving the gift of Sidmouth? Whether you are thinking of a long weekend, short break or just a day trip, there are a…Read More
A new brass rubbing trail has been installed along the Riverside Walkway in time for half term. The trail, which is designed by local artists, is part of the Sidmouth Makes Art (SMArt) partnership, lead by Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub and Sidmouth School of Art. The trail is part of a project to…Read More
A new thought provoking artwork has gone on display on the billboard overlooking the Ham carpark as part of Sidmouth’s Winter Lights Festival. The new work, Priceless, by eARTh Vader, a collective of likeminded artists who anonymously create art, features as part of the Festival, which opens on 9 th…Read More
Visiting East Devon this half term? Sidmouth is a great place to call home for the week. Not only do you have a hive of activity around the high street and beach areas, but you’re also close to a host of the region’s top attractions, beautiful towns and villages and the incredible Jurassic Coast…Read More
We’re almost a month into the New Year, which means the season of romance is nearly upon us! If you’re planning to visit Sidmouth over Valentine’s Day, here are some suggestions for some romantic things to do together while in and around town. Book a luxury break Whether you want to spend some time…Read More
Save Our Seas, Sidmouth’s first Winter Lights Festival will take place on 9 th , 10 th , 15 th , 16 th and 17 th February from 5.30-8pm. This new sustainable, low-carbon event provides a welcome opportunity to step outside, socialise and get inspired to act local and think global! The Winter Lights Festival…Read More
Whether you’re a regular twitcher or just want something new to do, bird watching is a really rewarding activity and in East Devon, it’s easy to find interesting species to watch. Whatever time of year you visit, you’ll find different birds, so make a note of these locations and see what you can…Read More
National Coastwatch to provide ‘Coast Path Passport’ stamping points along the South West Coast Path
The National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) has become an official ‘Coast Path Passport’ stamping point partner, working with the charity which cares for the UK’s longest and most popular National Trail, the South West Coast Path. The new partnership means that visitors to the Trail can now stop off…Read More