The Pier at Clacton-on-Sea was opened on 27 July 1871. The pier was originaly a wooden structure 160 yards (150 m) in length and 4 yards (3.7 m) wide. Initially built as a landing stage for goods and passengers, and from when it opened steamships operated by the Woolwich Steam Packet Company docked at the pier.
By the 1890s Clacton was becoming a popular holiday destination due to its easy reach from London for day trippers and in 1893 the pier was lengthened to 1180 ft (360m), and entertainment facilities including a pavilion and a waiting room were added.
Today the pier has a variety of indoor and outdoor activities that helps make Clacton one of Essex’s popular family seaside resorts.
Visit Clacton Pier
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SSE)
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 17.9℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 17.9℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 18.4℃ with wind speed 1.1 m/sec (S)
Clacton-on-Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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