Discover Canvey Island

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Canvey Island (Essex) Coast and Beaches

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.

Canvey Island Essex Coast Map


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, and places to stay and eat:

Castle Point Transport Museum

Dutch Cottage Museum

Thorney Bay Beach

Labworth beach

The Labworth Restaurant