Gateway to the West

Visit Honiton and you’ll be on the doorstep to everywhere, perfect for exploring the best of the west. Nestled within easy reach of both the A303 and M5 motorways with excellent transport links - Devon heaven is closer than you think.

From hotels and B&Bs to nearby campsites and glamping gems, there are cosy accommodations to make yourself at home in Honiton, giving visitors plenty of time to explore.

We’re also perfectly located for visiting the many attractions and East Devon boasts from award-winning gardens to adventure parks and more, as well as the many beaches on our doorstep.

A stone's throw from Exeter

The county capital, Exeter, is also an easy drive or train ride away and makes for a great day out. Honiton puts you in the perfect place for exploring East Devon and the Jurassic Coast. The Jurassic Coast is a hugely diverse and beautiful landscape which is full of geological importance. The coast begins in Devon at Exmouth and then continues through to neighbouring Dorset.

There are plenty of ways to explore this incredible World Heritage Site. There are walking trails all over the Jurassic Coast, including routes that join the South West Coast Path, which are also easily accessible from Honiton. 

Getting to Honiton

Honiton's train station has a direct line to London Waterloo (3 hrs), and the A303 and M5 are also within easy reach. You can link up to other areas of the East Devon region by both road and public transport. 

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Top picnic spots in Honiton

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As we’re fully in spring now and the weather is getting a bit brighter, there is never a better time to enjoy a picnic or two. Luckily, here in East Devon there are several beautiful picnic spots to enjoy, especially around Honiton which is surrounded by stunning countryside. If you’re planning to…

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Top things to do in Honiton and East Devon

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With the abundance of countryside surrounding it, Honiton is a great place to visit in the Spring. You’ll be able to watch the new lambs, hear the birds singing and even see the spring flowers by exploring the Blackdown Hills and the surrounding countryside. If you’re planning to spend some time in…

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Spring walks in Honiton

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Heading to East Devon this spring? Make sure to see the best of the season with these spring walks around Honiton – perfect for getting to spot those incredible spring flowers which are starting to spring up everywhere. Whether you’re looking to head out now to find daffodils and snow drops, or you…

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Where to enjoy nature in East Devon

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February is here already which means that it will be spring in no time! If you want to see the seasons change while exploring Honiton and the wider East Devon area, here are some suggestions to help you spy the first inklings of spring, the changing plantlife and even the new birds, lambs and…

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Victorian pottery found in Honiton sold for over £9,000

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A piece of pottery donated to a charity shop in Honiton has sold at auction for just under £10,000 – reaching a total of £9,800. The piece was described as an antique spoon warmer, which was popular during the Victorian era to keep serving spoons warm. It was discovered that the pottery was created…

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How much do you know about Honiton’s Lace making history?

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Honiton is famous for its lace, so much so that it was used to create Queen Victoria’s wedding gown. Were you aware of just how special Honiton lace is? Here’s everything you need to know. Honiton lace is a type of lace known as bobbin lace, which is made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread…

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