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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Embracing Rainy Days in Seaton

While Seaton is known for its sun-kissed shores and vibrant outdoor activities, rainy days present a unique opportunity to explore the town's indoor attractions and engage in activities that celebrate culture, relaxation, and creativity. From museums that offer glimpses into history to cosy cafes…

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History of Roman Seaton

Instead of looking back on the past year, let’s go even further back and take a look at Seaton’s incredible history, particularly as a base for the Romans during their occupation of Britain. If you know your history, you’ll know that Seaton has been occupied since before the Iron Age, as evidenced…

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Five Facts about Seaton

Seaton is full of history and culture to discover. Nestled on the iconic Jurassic Coast, there’s lots of history to uncover, so we’ve put together some of our favourite facts about the town! There are 16 places across the world called Seaton! 18 of these are in the UK alone. At one point there was…

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East Devon wins big at Devon Tourism Awards!

On Thursday 16th November, the Devon Tourism Awards 2023/24 took place at the Riviera Centre, Torquay. Businesses from all over the region came together to celebrate another fantastic year in Tourism. Robin Barker, the organiser from Services for Tourism, commented: “What an extraordinary industry…

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Things to Do in Seaton this November

The Summer months may be over and winter is creeping ever closer, but there is still plenty to fill your time in Seaton. November brings an array of festivities, perfect for brightening the darker evenings. There’s plenty on offer in the town whether you’re looking for a day out exploring, a quiet…

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Seaton and the Jurassic Coast

Seaton serves as a gateway to one of the most remarkable natural wonders in the world: the Jurassic Coast. Stretching for 95 miles along the counties of Devon and Dorset, the Jurassic Coast is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers a unique blend of geological history, stunning landscapes, and…

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Seaton’s Outdoor Adventures

With August here and lots of time to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays, many of us want to get outside and enjoy a breath of fresh air. While our summer weather so far has been a bit of a rollercoaster, we’re hoping for sunny skies and plenty of time to spend outside. Seaton is full…

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Get ready for Fun in the Sun in Seaton

Seaton offers an abundance of outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. With its stunning beach, scenic countryside, and a variety of recreational opportunities, Seaton is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or a chance to connect with nature, Seaton has…

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New Arrivals at Seaton Wetlands

Seaton Wetlands have welcomed new arrivals and they are certainly an exciting milestone! On Monday 26th June, Avocet chicks hatched, marking the first appearance of a family unit in Devon for 176 years. The proud parents arrived in Spring, foraging, mating and then settling down and nesting by…

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Seaton's Blue Flag Beach Summer

With summer solstice fast approaching, it means the start of the summer season is here and it is the perfect time to head to the beach here in Seaton. Winning Blue Flag status for the second year in a row means our fantastic beach has excellent environmental & quality standards! So if you were in…

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