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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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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Free Things to Do in Honiton this Summer

Honiton offers a range of free activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy. Whether you're looking to explore the town's history, immerse yourself in nature, or simply relax and take in the local atmosphere, Honiton has something for everyone without breaking the bank. Here are some of the best…

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Honiton’s Royal Celebration

As the Coronation of King Charles III approaches, Honiton will be celebrating the big day with The Coronation Big Lunch! The event will take place on Sunday 7th May, at Allhallows Playing Fields, where the community has been warmly invited to bring hampers, picnics, tables, chairs and blankets to…

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Gold for Sidmouth in Bloom

Sidmouth in Bloom has won a Gold in Britain in Bloom’s Coastal Town category, the first time they have been nominated, let alone have won a national competition! If that wasn’t exciting enough, Sidmouth in Bloom’s Chair Lynette Talbot and Secretary, Peter Endersby were both named as Community…

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Long Park opens in Sidmouth

There’s even more fun to be had in Sidmouth over October half term now that the playpark at Long Park in Sidmouth has reopened. The park now features new equipment and benches are due to be installed in the next few weeks. Work is due to begin later this month on the park located on the Ham…

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Sidmouth’s prettiest streets

We’re a little biased when we say that we think Sidmouth’s streets are pretty but the fact still remains that Sidmouth is a charming and picturesque town in one of the most interesting areas of Devon. With the perfect mix of traditional Georgian buildings, thatched cottages, cobbled streets…

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