Find the nearest Beaches in Essex

Planning a trip to the Essex coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me.  Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.

When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby Essex seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.

If you are looking for an award-winning beach then you can browse our Blue Flag lists or Seaside Award lists.

Finding the right beach in Essex is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Essex beach visit should be.


    Frinton-on-Sea Beach

    Thorney Bay Beach

    Dovercourt Bay Beach

    Thorpe Bay Beach

    Southend-on-Sea City Beach

    West Mersea Beach

    Holland-on-sea Beach

    Cudmore Grove Beach

    Chalkwell Beach

    Brightlingsea Beach

    Shoebury Common Beach

    Brooklands Beach