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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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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Top things to do in Honiton and East Devon

With the abundance of countryside surrounding it, Honiton is a great place to visit in the Spring. You’ll be able to watch the new lambs, hear the birds singing and even see the spring flowers by exploring the Blackdown Hills and the surrounding countryside. If you’re planning to spend some time in…

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Easter events across East Devon

With acres of countryside, a host of beautiful beaches and the iconic Jurassic Coast, there’s plenty to keep you entertained in East Devon this Easter. Whether you’re visiting for the bank holiday weekend or for the Easter holidays, here are some suggestions for keeping the whole family occupied…

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Coming to Beautiful Days? Stay a while!

If you’re coming to the Beautiful Days festival this year, make the most of your trip to East Devon by exploring the wider area with these suggestions! Beautiful Days is back for its 21 st year this year and features a huge lineup of popular musicians, including fan favourites, Fisherman’s Friends…

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English Tourism week is back, so spend it in East Devon

With an abundance of countryside, the beautiful Jurassic Coast and a host of charming towns and villages, East Devon is a must visit destination all year around, but there are fewer places better suited to celebrating English Tourism, so make sure to plan a trip during English Tourism Week. What’s…

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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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Famous faces from Budleigh Salterton

We all know Budleigh Salterton is a charming place to spend some time, and while some of us love visiting as part of our holidays to Devon, others are lucky enough to actually live there and enjoy the sights and sounds every day. Here are some of the notable residents that have had the joy of…

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Toddler friendly things to do in East Devon

Are you planning a post Christmas trip to East Devon or Ottery St Mary this year? Need some ideas to help keep the toddlers entertained? Here are our suggestions for things to do with toddlers and younger kids in Ottery St Mary and the surrounding areas. Wildwood Escot One of the leading…

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