©

Honiton trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Honiton

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Devon  /  Honiton
(3.9/5 based on 260+ reviews for 7 attractions)
Things to do: classes, parks, museums
Honiton is a market town and civil parish in East Devon, situated close to the River Otter, 17mi north east of Exeter in the county of Devon. Honiton has a population estimated at 11,822 .HistoryThe town grew along the line of the Fosse Way, the ancient Roman road linking Exeter (Isca Dumnoniorum) to Lincoln (Lindum) on which it was an important stopping point. The location is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Honetone, meaning a farm belonging to Huna. It became an important market town, known for its lace making that was introduced by Flemish immigrants in the Elizabethan era. In the 17th century thousands of people produced lace by hand in their homes, and later in the 19th century Queen Victoria had her wedding dress made of Honiton lace. The town also became known for its pottery. In the mid-18th century the town was largely destroyed by fire. Georgian houses were then built to replace some of those that had been destroyed. Honiton more than doubled in size between the 1960s and 2005, with most development taking place south of the Exeter to Waterloo railway line.
When using our United Kingdom (UK) tour planner, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Honiton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Honiton:
Sightseeing, theme parks, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Beaches, childrens museums, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Zoos & aquariums, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Wildlife areas, parks, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, museums, beaches
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Devon

5 days in Devon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in London & Devon BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Devon BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Devon BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Devon BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Devon BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 2 days in Exmouth BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News