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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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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Where to celebrate Easter in East Devon

Spend some time in East Devon over the Easter holidays and enjoy a range of family friendly activities so you can create a truly memorable bank holiday weekend. Whether you’re in the area for the whole of the Easter holidays, just for a few days or are planning on a day trip over the weekend itself…

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Mother’s Day the Sidmouth way

It’s March which means Mother’s Day is almost here, if you celebrate, you might be looking for some ideas to make sure that the mother figure in your life has the best day she possibly can – so why not plan her a day out in Sidmouth? With an eclectic high street, plenty of eateries, beautiful…

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Three Walks to Help you Explore Seaton

With Spring on its way, there’s no better time to go out and explore the beauty of Seaton. Nestled along the Jurassic Coast and beside the East Devon AONB, discover East Devon’s Natural Capital. Ranging from beginner strolls to more hikes for the more experienced, find your perfect route. Seaton…

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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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Sidmouth in Muddy Stiletto’s top places to live

Lifestyle website, Muddy Stilettos have revealed their 250 top places to live in the UK outside of London for 2023 and Sidmouth makes the cut! Sidmouth is one of ten places across Devon to appear on the list and is rated for its “seaside location, unspoilt open spaces and buzzing town centre,” as…

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Reasons to come to Sidmouth this autumn

Summer might nearly be over but that doesn’t mean that your visits to Sidmouth need to be! There are loads of reasons to come to Sidmouth all year around, but we’ve narrowed it down to the following, just in case you needed some encouragement to visit us this autumn. The beaches Sidmouth is home to…

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