Find Nearest Blue Flag in Southend-on-Sea

Blue Flag beaches in Southend-on-Sea, the Blue Flag award is a prestigious, international award scheme that aims to provide an assurance to tourists that a beach has met a minimum standard. To collect a Blue Flag any UK and Ireland beach must achieve the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.

Below we list the current Southend-on-Sea beaches holding the Blue Flag award.

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Find Essex Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the Essex coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This Essex list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Essex

Our Essex dog friendly beach list currently has 4 Essex beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 14 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Essex dog friendly beaches Essex Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 4 Essex beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Thorney Bay Beach, Canvey Island
  2. West Mersea Beach, Mersea Island
  3. Jaywick Beach, Clacton–on–Sea
  4. Cudmore Grove Beach, Mersea Island

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

Essex beaches with dog restrictions Essex Beaches that have dog restrictions

This list shows 14 Essex beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. Brightlingsea Beach, Brightlingsea
  2. Walton-on-the-Naze Beach, Walton-on-the-Naze
  3. Clacton West and Martello Bay Beach, Clacton–on–Sea
  4. Frinton-on-Sea Beach, Frinton on Sea
  5. Holland-on-sea Beach, Clacton–on–Sea
  6. Shoebury East Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  7. Shoebury Common Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  8. Chalkwell Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  9. Jubilee Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  10. Leigh Bell Wharf Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  11. Thorpe Bay Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  12. Three Shells Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  13. Westcliff Bay Beach, Southend-on-Sea
  14. Southend City Beach, Southend-on-Sea

Essex Beaches that do not allow dogs Essex Beaches that do not allow dogs

We have no Essex beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

Essex Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 5 Essex beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Labworth Beach, Canvey Island
  2. Clacton Beach, Clacton–on–Sea
  3. Dovercourt Bay Beach, Harwich
  4. Beacon Hill Beach, Harwich
  5. Harwich Sailing Club Beach, Harwich

  6. If a Essex beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

    Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.