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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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Sidmouth Regatta Returns for 2024

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…

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Line up announced for Beautiful Days

Beautiful Days have announced the full line-up for their 21 st year with names including Richard Ashcroft, The Saw Doctors, Levellers, Richard Hawley, Fat Freddy’s Drop, The Damned, Toyah & Robert, Fisherman’s Friends, Hard-Fi, Inspiral Carpets, Badly Drawn Boy, New Model Army, Utah Saints and many…

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What to look forward to in East Devon next year

The East Devon region is not only full of incredible attractions and natural landmarks, it also has a full event programme and plenty to look forward to in 2024. Here’s some of the events you should have on your radar for the coming year. The Budleigh Salterton spring weekend is a great way to kick…

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Isca Ensemble returns to Sidmouth

The popular Isca Ensemble will be returning to Sidmouth on 16 th December as part of the town’s annual Christmas Concert. Music lovers will not want to miss the opportunity to catch the orchestra who performed at Exeter Cathedral in October. Joining them for the performance is renowned violinist, Joo…

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Get into the Festive Spirit in Ottery St Mary

Now that Halloween is over, there’s no better time to start getting into the Christmas spirit! Ottery St Mary is the perfect place to enjoy the festivities, with lots of unique community events taking place throughout November and December. There’s plenty of opportunity to get involved with lots of…

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Sidmouth Christmas Lights Switch On

Sidmouth’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On event is this Saturday, 18th November in the Market Place and Sidmouth Town Council is once again providing the festive display along the streets. Starting off at around 3.30pm, Gliddon’s Steam Traction Engine will be providing Trailer Rides around the…

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Festive fun in East Devon

Get into the swing of the festive season over the next few weeks with these Christmas events taking place across East Devon. Add these dates to your diary and make sure to keep your eyes peeled for the latest updates and details. 18 th November Exeter Christmas Market 2023 Exeter Cathedral 24 th…

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Christmas comes early to Sidmouth

It won’t be long until the Christmas season rolls around and you can start celebrating early in Sidmouth with the annual Christmas Light Switch on, which this year, is taking place on Saturday 18 th November. As usual, there will be a chance to win the Golden Ticket, which will give the winner a £100…

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