Places to Stay

If you’re looking for a charming market town with plenty of history and pretty views, look no further than a stay in Honiton.

Located within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a short journey from the Jurassic Coast, this is a great option for those that want to be within easy reach of the sea, surrounded by countryside and in the heart of town.

Exactly like nowhere else

Surrounded by beauty and filled with charm, Honiton has remained mostly unspoilt, with many of the original buildings and structures still located around town. It has a lovely, independent atmosphere, thanks to the local shops and traditional markets.

As it is encompassed by countryside, it is a good place for a rural retreat, whether you’re looking for a camping holiday in Honiton, a cosy cottage, a welcoming B&B or a sprawling country hotel, you’ll find the perfect property for your needs and budget.

Camping is a great way to enjoy the region’s countryside and there is something very special about waking up to sunshine and fresh air.

Luxury and comfort

If you want to experience the great outdoors but still enjoy your creature comforts, then glamping in Honiton can be found too. The countryside and farmland is ideal for glamping and you’ll find a number of businesses offering short breaks in everything from safari tents with king sized beds to shepherd huts and treehouses all with running water and electricity.

Alternatively, there are a host of other self-catering options like holiday parks, cottages and apartments, so you can enjoy a real home from home. Going self-catering often means more flexibility, the chance to enjoy local food and drink and many of the properties are pet friendly, so your dogs can join you!

You will find that many of the hotels in the area give the impression of being isolated because of the abundance of nature and space. These hotels are full of sumptuous interiors, delightful eateries and the chance to relax in luxury for the duration of your stay.

Whatever accommodation best suits you; you’ll find yourself based in a charming town, with a local feel and a comforting sense of community.

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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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Honiton Hippo collage unveiled at Honiton station

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A collaborative collage created by Honiton Primary pupils at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) has been unveiled at Honiton Station. The artwork was officially unveiled at Honiton Station by the Mayor of Honiton, Councillor Helen Hurford. In a project led by the Friends of Honiton Station, attractive new…

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