Plan your day out

There is so much to see and do in East Devon you might find it hard to narrow down where to start, that’s where we come in with our visitor-approved ideas and itineraries for your trip to Sidmouth and beyond! Click on the options below and use our interactive map to plan your day out, whether you're on the hunt for things to do with the whole family, ways to explore the region’s food and drink or great options for dog-friendly breaks, you’ll find it all here. 

Staying for a few days? Or just on a day trip? We've catered for every taste and budget. 

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Reasons to visit Seaton this spring

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We’re biased and think everyone should spend their time in East Devon this spring, but if you need some inspiration, here are our top reasons to visit Seaton this spring. The beach Seaton’s seafront and esplanade is one of the main draws to the town, there is a row of delightful beach huts and as…

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Things you might not know about Ottery St Mary

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As one of the oldest parishes in Devon, there is a diverse history to uncover in Ottery St Mary and that’s not all. Just how well do you know the town? Here’s some trivia to amaze your friends and family next time you visit. Ottery St Mary is the birthplace of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who…

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Celebrate Sidmouth’s biodiversity this June

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Sidmouth’s Biodiversity Festival will return in June, taking place over the weekend of Friday 7 th -9 th June. The festival, which was held for the first time last year, will be making a return with a variety of activities and workshops throughout the weekend. Speaking about the festival, Sheila…

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Seas the day – Sidmouth Sea Fest count down begins

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Sidmouth Sea Fest returns to Sidmouth on 18 th May with a Friday Night Fundraiser kicking off proceedings the evening before on the 17 th . This year, marks the 10 th anniversary of this home grown event. The first Sidmouth Sea Fest took place in 2014, with the Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub’s directors…

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Spending May half term at the Jurassic Coast

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One of the best places to spend the May half-term holidays is East Devon and the Jurassic Coast. With a range of things to see and do, including the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast, this region of Devon is somewhere you can do everything or nothing – depending on your mood! Visiting for…

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