Honiton is a market town 13 miles west of Harepath Holidays and is famous for its lace making and pottery. Markets are held on its wide high street every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the year. The high street also includes many independent retailers and includes plenty of places to stop of for refreshments.
Allhallows Museum of Lace and Local Antiquities claims to have one of the most comprehensive collections of Honiton Lace in the world and has on display examples of 17th to early 21st century pieces. Other displays include Honiton pottery, a mid Victorian furnished dolls’ house, toys and war memorabilia.
St Michael’s Parish Church, which was rebuilt in 1911 after a fire, is situated on a small hill above the town. The mid-19th century St.Paul’s Church is situated in the centre of the town.
Honiton is host to the annual Honiton Agricultural Show, which is traditionally held on the first Thursday of August.
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