Clacton West and Martello Bay Beach, Essex



Clacton West beach and Martello Bay beaches are adjacent to each other with gentle shelving sand backed by a promenade and seafront gardens.

Facilities include car parking, toilets, shops, cafe, restaurants, pubs, promenade, amusements, deckchair hire, child safety wristband scheme.

Clacton West and Martello Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Clacton West and Martello Bay has dog restrictions.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Clacton-on-Sea, 23 beaches in Essex, or check our list of Essex Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach 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.


Our 7 day weather forecast for Clacton-on-Sea in Essex

Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Jun 21
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Jun 22
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Jun 23
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Jun 24
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 0.9 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Jun 25
Expect a temp in the range 15.8℃ to 17.2℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jun 26
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (N)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for Clacton West and Martello Bay Beach in Essex.

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