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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Family friendly places to stay this half term

Visiting East Devon this half term? Sidmouth is a great place to call home for the week. Not only do you have a hive of activity around the high street and beach areas, but you’re also close to a host of the region’s top attractions, beautiful towns and villages and the incredible Jurassic Coast…

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Romantic things to do in Sidmouth

We’re almost a month into the New Year, which means the season of romance is nearly upon us! If you’re planning to visit Sidmouth over Valentine’s Day, here are some suggestions for some romantic things to do together while in and around town. Book a luxury break Whether you want to spend some time…

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Spend Christmas by the coast with these places to stay

If you’re looking to escape the chaos of Christmas this year, why not book a stay in Sidmouth? Not only will you get to enjoy a delightful meal cooked for you, but you will also not need to worry about cleaning up after yourself! It’s the perfect solution for anyone who wants a break this Christmas…

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Reasons to stay in East Devon this winter

If you’re looking for a winter get away before the end of the year, why not book a stay in East Devon? We know we’re biased, but we think this part of Devon is the most picturesque and the winter months are no exception. Here are some of our top reasons why you should pick East Devon for your winter…

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Fun for all the family in Sidmouth this summer

The Jurassic Coast is a wonderful place to visit all year around, but in the summer months when you can see the sun reflecting off those iconic cliffs and have all the fun and games of the summer, like the folk festival and the regatta to look forward to, it really is the place to be. If you’re…

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Suggestions for a self catering break in Sidmouth

While many of us love a being waiting on during our holidays, sometimes you just want the flexibility that comes with a self catering property. Whether you want the chance to sample some of Sidmouth’s amazing local eateries or you just don’t want to be tied down to time tables that can be found with…

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Choose Sidmouth for a Christmas get away

Image: Kyle Baker Want to escape this Christmas season? Then look no further than Sidmouth! There are a host of wonderful hotels and other accommodation options offering a luxurious break to see out 2022 and with its incredible Georgian architecture, a stay here will truly be one to remember. The…

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The joys of camping

While for some of us the idea of sleeping under canvas on the hard earth and having a quick wash in cold water sounds like hell, for others, it is one of the fondest memories they have of childhood holidays. There are lots of things to love about camping, whether it’s the simplicity of it, the…

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Reasons to choose a B&B this year

If you’re planning a trip to Sidmouth this year and are wondering where to stay, why not book a room at one of the town’s B&Bs? Sidmouth has some of the best bed and breakfast accommodation in the county, offering a comfortable stay and a friendly atmosphere. If you’re debating where to stay, here…

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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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