Tourist information centres

PUBLISHED: 15:36 27 April 2010 | UPDATED: 10:37 28 April 2010

Whether you are a local or a visitor, you can be sure of the best advice at East Devon's Tourist Information Centres (TICs). TICs are run by friendly, experienced staff who know the local area really well and often have extra knowledge you won't find in guide books. The centres don't just provide information, they also offer a wide range of services, and are able to help you with:
  • Where to stay - all TICs can book accommodation
  • Places to visit throughout the whole area
  • What's on - they all maintain a diary of local events
  • Where to eat and drink

Most TICs can offer:

  • Information on holidays throughout Britain.
  • Sale of tickets for local events or for local and even London theatres
  • Public transport information, timetables and maps
  • Guided walks and tours

Listed below are the telephone numbers and opening hours of the TICs in East Devon:

Axminster

Old Court House, Church Street
Tel: (01297) 34386
Email: axminstertic@btopenworld.com
May-Sept: Mon-Fri: 10am-3pm, Sat: 10am-1pm, Apr-Sep. (closed Bank Holidays)
April: every day except Sunday: 10am-1pm.
October: every day except Sunday: 10am-1pm.
Winter: Mon, Thurs, Fri: 10am-1pm

Budleigh Salterton

Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton
Tel: (01395) 445275
Email: budleigh.tic@btconnect.com
Web: www.eastdevon.net/tourism/budleigh
Easter-End Oct: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sundays during July: 12midday-4pm.
Winter: Mon-Thurs, Sat: 10am-1pm, Fri: 10am-4pm

Exeter Visitor Information & Tickets (formerly Exeter Tourist Information Centre)

Dix's Field, Princesshay, Exeter EX1 1GF
Tel: 01392 665700
Fax: 01392 665260
Email: evit@exeter.gov.uk
Web: www.exeter.gov.uk/visiting and www.exeterandessentialdevon.com

Exeter Quay House Visitor Centre

Exeter Quay, Exeter
Tel: (01392) 271611.
April-Oct: daily: 10am-5pm.
Nov-March: Sat and Sun: 11am-4pm.
Also open during the week of spring half term.

Exmouth

Manor Gardens, Alexandra Terrace
Tel: (01395) 222299
Email: info@exmouthtourism.co.uk
Web: www.exmouthguide.co.uk
May-Sep: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm except Tuesday: 10am-4pm.
Oct-Apr: Mon-Sat 10am-2pm.

Honiton

Lace Walk Car Park,
Tel/Fax: (01404) 43716
Email: Honitontic@honitontic.freeserve.co.uk
Apr-Oct: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-4pm.
Winter: Mon-Sat: 10am-2pm

Lyme Regis

Guildhall Cottage, Church Street
Tel (01297) 442138.
Email: lymeregis.tic@westdorset-dc.gov.uk
Web: www.westdorset.com
April-Oct: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm Sunday: 10am-4pm.
Nov-March: Mon-Sat: 10am-3pm Sunday: Closed

Ottery St Mary

10b, Broad Street,
Tel/Fax: (01404) 813964
Email:tic.osm@cosmic.org.uk
Web: www.otterytourism.org.uk
April 1-Nov 5: Mon-Fri: 9.30am-5pm and Saturday mornings 10am-1pm July-Oct inclusive.
Nov 6-March 31: Mon-Fri: 9.30am-2pm Thur afternoon open to 4.30pm, Saturday mornings 10am-1pm

Seaton

The Underfleet, off Harbour Road Tel: (01297) 21660.
Email: Info@SeatonTIC.com
Web: www.SeatonTIC.com
Apr-June and Sep-Oct inc: Open daily 10.30am-3.30pm. Thur and Sun closed.
Jul and Aug: Every day 10am-5pm, Mon to Sat, and Sunday 10am-2pm.
Nov and Dec: 11am-2pm, closed Sun and Thur

Sidmouth

Ham Lane, Tel: (01395) 516441.
Email: sidmouthtic@eclipse.co.uk
Web: www.visitsidmouth.co.uk
May 1-July 31: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm.
Aug: Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-5pm.
Sept 1-Oct 31: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm
Mar 1-April 30: Mon-Thurs: 10am-4pm, Fri & Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-1pm
Nov 1-Feb 28: Mon-Sat: 10am-1.30pm

More from Midweek Herald

16:13

Flying medics put down in the Jubilee Field after a local woman required urgent medical treatment

Read more
13:26

Police appeal for help to trace the 45-year-old Karen Wyatt

Read more
12:48

Woodroffe School celebrates national science week with experiments and demonstrations

Read more
17:30

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman return to The Beehive, in Honiton on Saturday, March 25, at 8pm, supported by Kitty Mcfarlane.

Read more
17:00

Archers story editor Graham Harvey, who lived in Luppitt in the 1970s, is bringing his new show, No Finer Life, to Honiton at the beginning of April.

Read more
10:33

Trees will provide vital new habitat for bees

Read more
14:00

James Bond author Ian Fleming’s elder brother Peter - the inspiration behind Britain’s most famous fictional spy – will be the subject of a presentation by David Tucker, of Lyme Regis Museum, at Woodmead Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 2.30pm.

Read more

An appeal for information has been issued after 50 dead hens were found dumped in a layby near Ottery.

Read more
07:39

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies III were 4-0 winners when they took on Winscombe IV in a Sedgemoor Division Two game.

Read more
07:37

Taunton host their Lifeboats Go Racing Meeting on Thursday March 30th when the first of the six races on the card which includes two Class 3 events and carries a very generous prize money total of £46,000, goes to post at 2pm.

Read more
16:13

Flying medics put down in the Jubilee Field after a local woman required urgent medical treatment

Read more
13:26

Police appeal for help to trace the 45-year-old Karen Wyatt

Read more
12:48

Woodroffe School celebrates national science week with experiments and demonstrations

Read more
17:30

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman return to The Beehive, in Honiton on Saturday, March 25, at 8pm, supported by Kitty Mcfarlane.

Read more
17:00

Archers story editor Graham Harvey, who lived in Luppitt in the 1970s, is bringing his new show, No Finer Life, to Honiton at the beginning of April.

Read more
10:33

Trees will provide vital new habitat for bees

Read more
14:00

James Bond author Ian Fleming’s elder brother Peter - the inspiration behind Britain’s most famous fictional spy – will be the subject of a presentation by David Tucker, of Lyme Regis Museum, at Woodmead Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 2.30pm.

Read more

An appeal for information has been issued after 50 dead hens were found dumped in a layby near Ottery.

Read more
07:39

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies III were 4-0 winners when they took on Winscombe IV in a Sedgemoor Division Two game.

Read more
07:37

Taunton host their Lifeboats Go Racing Meeting on Thursday March 30th when the first of the six races on the card which includes two Class 3 events and carries a very generous prize money total of £46,000, goes to post at 2pm.

Read more
07:37

Ottery St Mary have set a date for their Grandisson Cup quarter-final tie at Axmouth United.

Read more
07:36

Honiton Town play in the Macron League Premier Division Match of the Day for the third successive Saturday this weekend when they travel to Tiverton to face Elmore at their Horsdon Park home.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:33

Popular cycle club welcomes its 100th member

Read more
Yesterday, 15:45

New Jurassic-themed tourist attraction will enhance Seaton’s visitor appeal, say officials

Read more
Yesterday, 14:42

‘Be alert, not alarmed’ is the message coming from police in the wake of the attack in Westminster yesterday (Wednesday)

Read more
Yesterday, 12:47

Landlords are being urged to come forward if they have family-sized properties that could be used to house vulnerable Syrian refugees.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:37

Four Shotokan karate students all achieve new belts

Read more
Yesterday, 12:14

Ottery St Mary’s Tom Simmons has just returned from a two week tour of South Africa with the Devon Under-15 team, writes Hannah Wright.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:56

The Exe to Axe race is just over a week away, writes Terry Bewes.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:53

This weekend’s point-to-point, run by the Lamerton Hunt and due to be staged at Kilworthy near Tavistock, is off, writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:53

Exeter City are delighted to announce that the price of super saver season tickets for the 2017/18 campaign have been frozen, writes Simon Larkins.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:31

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club ladies first team ended their Petroc Division One home campaign with a stunning 6-0 success against recently crowned champions Exe III.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:01

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOH) men’s and ladies teams, bring down the curtain on their respective 2016/17 league campaigns on Saturday (March 25).

Read more
Yesterday, 07:37

New group aims to help people confront taboo subject

Read more
Wed, 16:42

Police believe it to be that of missing Lyme Regis man Derek Richard Powell, aged 45

Read more
Wed, 15:04

An Exeter based ecology business has discovered a rare species of bat roosting in East Devon.

Read more
Wed, 14:47

Mums travel free to mark their special day

Read more
Wed, 13:02

Committee desperately needs to find a new storage site for its award winning queen’s float

Read more
Wed, 11:43

First time offenders could avoid conviction as part of GPS Pathfinder, a new scheme being rolled out by Devon and Cornwall Police in June

Read more
Wed, 11:35

Drinks company is fast becoming the toast of the English wine making industry

Read more