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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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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Support local this Christmas

Image: Sarah Hall Everyone is feeling the pinch this year and you might be planning a more scaled down Christmas celebration, but that doesn’t mean you can’t support local businesses or sacrifice giving your loved ones gifts you think they’ll cherish. You can find a whole host of interesting gifts…

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Choosing Sidmouth for your Christmas break

Trips to the coast aren’t just for the summer months, you’d be surprised just how festive it can be by the sea at this time of year, so if you’re up for a Christmas or New Year break, consider an end of year trip to Sidmouth. If you need a bit of convincing, here are a few examples of the festive…

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Dairy Shop tackles loneliness this Christmas

Anyone who may find themselves alone on Christmas Day is invited for free coffee, a mince pie and good company in Sidmouth. John and Kirsty Hammond will be opening The Dairy Shop, on Church Street, on December 25th, lockdown permitting, between 12.30pm and 2.30pm. John said: "Before we had The Dairy…

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