Brightlingsea beach, Brightlingsea, Essex
  • About Us

    Brightlingsea Beach Info

    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 windsurfing, canoeing, jet skis, crazy golf and bowls.

    Facilities include car park, beach huts.

    Brightlingsea Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Brightlingsea Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Brightlingsea Beach has dog restrictions. Dog restrictions

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have one beach around Brightlingsea, 23 beaches in Essex, or check our list of Essex Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Brightlingsea Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    Brightlingsea Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Snow (9–17 cm.) on Wednesday through next Friday, with temperatures falling to -3°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      6:55 am    5:25 pm
    Saturday, Feb 24th
     Breezy throughout the day and partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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      6:53 am    5:27 pm

    Sunday, Feb 25th
     Breezy until evening and mostly cloudy overnight.
     
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      6:51 am    5:29 pm
    Monday, Feb 26th
     Overcast throughout the day and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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       27%  89%   16 mph
      6:49 am    5:31 pm

    Tuesday, Feb 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      6:47 am    5:33 pm
    Wednesday, Feb 28th
     Snow (1–2 cm.) in the afternoon and breezy in the evening.
     
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       39%  91%   11 mph
      6:44 am    5:34 pm

    Thursday, Mar 1st
     Windy throughout the day and snow (1–4 cm.) starting in the evening.
     
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       33%  99%   26 mph
      6:42 am    5:36 pm
    Friday, Mar 2nd
     Snow (2–5 cm.) until afternoon and breezy in the morning.
     
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       53%  99%   18 mph
      6:40 am    5:38 pm

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