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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Wild East Devon

Half term fun in East Devon

Wild East Devon are hosting a series of events this half term, including activity trails, bird box building sessions and more. The sessions are taking place at Seaton Wetlands, Mutters Moor and Woodbury Common during the half term break. At Seaton Wetlands, you can take part in the activity trail…

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Celebrate spring with Bluebell Week!

From 26 th April to 2 nd May, you can celebrate the beauty of spring in East Devon with Bluebell Week, a new event launched by Wild East Devon. The event will include exciting online content, a photo competition and a number of bookable events coming in late April and May, once restrictions have…

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East Devon's nature reserves stay open in lockdown

In response to the latest lockdown in England, East Devon Council have made the difficult decision to enact the following temporary changes to their operations across the region's nature reserves. The below is now in place until Sunday 28 February: Ten nature reserves remain open. Residents of East…

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Devon Whitebeams planted at Delderfield

Graham Hutchinson, Sidmouth Arboretum’s Planting Manager, and Jon Gardiner, one of East Devon’s Ranger, has planted Whitebeams at the Delderfield Nature Reserve in East Devon just before the second national lockdown. The planting took place on Wednesday, 4 th November which turned out to be a…

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Wild East Devon update

In light of Saturday’s government announcement Wild East Devon have had responded by making some substantial temporary changes to their operations across the region's nature reserves starting this Thursday 5th November: The ten nature reserves remain open No events will run during this new lockdown…

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