Welcome to Honiton Town Council

Honiton is a rural town in East Devon approximately 17 miles east from Exeter and 9 miles north from Sidmouth at the heart of the Blackdown Hills and East Devon areas of outstanding natural beauty. It has a current population of approx. 12,000. The town is mentioned in the Domesday Book and is centred on the Roman Road (Fosse Way). Honiton is renowned for its long history of lace making. Honiton is now a vibrant town in the country; the town retains its character and vitality remaining a friendly and popular place to live, work and visit. Honiton boasts a High Street market three days per week, many independent retailers, public art gallery (Thelma Hulbert Gallery), community venue (Beehive) and excellent communication links to the A303, A373, A375, A30 & A35 also the main line railway and Exeter Airport.

Honiton Town Council has 18 Town Councillors and 5 members of staff. The annual precept for 2021/2022 is £296,000.

Tel 01404 42957  ||  Email: towncouncil@honiton.gov.uk 

Latest News

Honiton's New Flood Warning Service

Published: 3 Nov 21

The Environment Agency has issued a new free flood warning service for Honiton residents for the Gissage Stream Read More...

Press Release - Allotments

Published: 26 Oct 21

A press release has now been made by the Town Council regarding progress on their new allotments Read More...

Upcoming and Recent Meetings


8 Dec 21 - 18:00

Strategy Committee


Town Council

13 Dec 21

Town Council

10 Jan 22

Town Council

24 Jan 22