Canvey Island is a reclaimed island in the Thames estuary in Essex. Lying just below sea level it has been prone to flooding and today has an extensive sea wall and some flood barriers to protect it.

Canvey has three sailing clubs; The Island Yacht Club, the Chapman Sands Sailing Club and the Benfleet Yacht Club.


Why not check beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Canvey Island, 23 beaches in Essex, or have a look at our list of Essex dog friendly beaches, or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.

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Canvey Island Essex Coast Search Bar

Where would you like to go? Use our search bar to search across all our local listings, ideal for finding that nearest spot to visit:


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, places to stay and eat:

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    Labworth beach

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    Castle Point Transport Museum

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    Dutch Cottage Museum

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    Thorney Bay Beach

Some more locations in Essex