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 [...]
Seaside Award beaches in Essex, United Kingdom. Unlike the Blue Flag beach award, each country also has its own seaside award to signify a good standard of beach and facilities. The awards evaluate a beach on water quality, information displays, environmental management, safety and services.
Below we list the current Essex beaches that hold a Seaside Award.
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 [...]
Shoebury East beach is approximately quarter of a mile long gently sloping sandy/shingle beach backed by a large grassy area perfect for picnics. Can get very crowded on hot summer 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 [...]
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 [...]
Brightlingsea beach is a small semicircular beach and quiet family resort that has a gently shelving sand and shingle beach. Located where the River Colne flows into the sea. Activities include Read more [...]
Jubilee Beach is a busy beach as it is within Southend on Sea but located just away from the main attractions but still within walking distance of local amenities: Adventure 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 [...]
Thorpe Bay beach is a sand/pebble beach, groynes, tidal paddling pool and is backed by a promenade. The beach is part of the long Southend-on-Sea seafront and is popular with 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]