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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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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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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Sidmouth Regatta Airshow: Urgent appeal for collectors

Sidmouth Town Council earlier this year confirmed the exciting line-up for the hugely popular annual Sidmouth Regatta Airshow which this year returns on Friday 25 August 2023 as part of the Regatta weekend. Organisers are now appealing for volunteers, collectors and to help collect towards the show…

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Pixie Day is Here!

Did you know that Pixie Day is quickly approaching? This Saturday 24th June, delve into the magical tradition and discover more about our charming town. Ottery St. Mary’s Pixie Day is a unique and captivating event held annually in the town. This delightful tradition celebrates the local folklore…

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