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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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Ideas for Father’s Day

Father’s Day will be here before we know it – falling on 16 th June, you’ll no doubt be overwhelmed with gift ideas, regardless of whether you are celebrating a father, grandfather, brother, uncle or anyone else who has provided love and support through your life. To help narrow down the options…

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Reasons to visit Seaton this spring

We’re biased and think everyone should spend their time in East Devon this spring, but if you need some inspiration, here are our top reasons to visit Seaton this spring. The beach Seaton’s seafront and esplanade is one of the main draws to the town, there is a row of delightful beach huts and as…

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Spending May half term at the Jurassic Coast

One of the best places to spend the May half-term holidays is East Devon and the Jurassic Coast. With a range of things to see and do, including the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast, this region of Devon is somewhere you can do everything or nothing – depending on your mood! Visiting for…

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Top picnic spots in Honiton

As we’re fully in spring now and the weather is getting a bit brighter, there is never a better time to enjoy a picnic or two. Luckily, here in East Devon there are several beautiful picnic spots to enjoy, especially around Honiton which is surrounded by stunning countryside. If you’re planning to…

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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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Mother’s Day in Sidmouth

When it comes to finding somewhere special to take the mother figures in your life this Mother’s Day – look no further than Sidmouth. Not only is it picturesque and full of cute corners and beautiful views but there are plenty of things to do to keep you amused, whatever the weather. If you’re…

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What’s on this half term in East Devon

Planning to visit East Devon and the Jurassic Coast this half term? Well if you’re looking for things to fill your days, here are some suggestions across the East Devon area. In Sidmouth, head to the Donkey Sanctuary to join in their Haunted Hay Bales event – head to the gift shop on arrival and…

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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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