Clacton (Clacton-on-Sea) is the largest town on the Tendring Peninsula, in Essex, a seaside resort that popularity increased due to its close, day-trip possible, proximity to London. Clacton has a Read more [...]
Find The Nearest Beach Essex
Planning a trip to Essex and looking for the nearest beaches. The Essex coastline is varied and the perfect family destination for days out, with the traditional bucket and spade pier resorts like Southend and Clacton that will keep everyone entertained to exploring the wildlife saltmarshes, tidal inlets, or one of Essex’s 35 islands.
Finding the right Essex beach is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search at the top of the page to plan your next Essex beach visit.
Holland-on-sea beach is a sandy beach to the east of Clacton. A sandy beach with some sea defences. Holland-on-sea beach is less busy than the main Clacton beaches but only Read more [...]
West Mersea beach is on the small Island of Mersea in Essex. The beach is a sand and pebble mix backed by some grass areas and colourful beach huts. You Read more [...]
Shoebury Common Beach is a shingle beach that overlooks the Thames Estuary and is bounded to the East by the land formerly occupied by the Shoeburyness Artillery Barracks. The beach Read more [...]
Thorney Bay beach is a small sandy beach on Canvey Island backed by a large grassy area. When the tide is low the beach has some muddy areas. Facilities include car Read more [...]
Frinton-on-Sea is a small quiet seaside town in Essex and is a world away from it is busier neighbours of Walton-on-the-Naze and Clacton-on-Sea. Frinton-on-Sea has a sandy beach with wooden Read more [...]
Three Shells beach is a sandy beach in the middle of Southend-on-Sea by the pier. Three Shells is a popular family beach as it is in the town and close Read more [...]
Dovercourt Bay beach is a sand and shingle beach that gently shelves into the sea. A popular family beach with activities and amusements to keep the children happy. Dovercourt is Read more [...]
Walton-on-the-Naze beach is a traditional large sandy beach with wooden groynes splitting it into sections. The beach sits either side of the second longest pier in Britain, with nearby Southend Read more [...]
Chalkwell Beach is a sandy beach with groynes backed by a grassy area and the beach has a seawater paddling pool. Chalkwell is part of the long Southend-on-Sea seafront, sitting Read more [...]
Leigh Bell Wharf beach is a small strip of sand alongside Leigh’s renowned cockle sheds. When the tide is out this just becomes a muddy estuary. Facilities include parking, toilets, Read more [...]
Clacton West beach and Martello Bay beaches are adjacent to each other with gentle shelving sand backed by a promenade and seafront gardens. Facilitiesinclude car parking, toilets, shops, cafe, restaurants, Read more [...]