Holland-on-sea Beach

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 a half an hour walk from the Pier. Also a short walk to Frinton in the North.

The upper promenade is backed by grass and with benches and also allows cycling whilst the lower promenade on beach level does not allow cycling.

Facilities include parking, beach huts, cafe, seasonal kiosk, toilets, clacton sailing club.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Holland-on-sea Beach has dog restrictions.
Holland-on-sea beach, Dog restrictions on parts of the beach between 1st May and 30th September. Dogs must be on a lead on the promenade.

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

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Holland-on-sea 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NW)

Clacton-on-Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Holland-on-sea Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Holland-on-sea Beach is at Clacton-On-Sea 3.69 km (2.30 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 00:54 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 07:16 (Height 3.64m)
   Low Tide at 13:36 (Height 1.14m)
   High Tide at 20:06 (Height 3.48m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:14 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 08:32 (Height 3.60m)
   Low Tide at 14:56 (Height 1.23m)
   High Tide at 21:18 (Height 3.59m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:41 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 09:39 (Height 3.71m)
   Low Tide at 16:09 (Height 1.21m)
   High Tide at 22:14 (Height 3.77m)
Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:46 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 10:32 (Height 3.87m)
   Low Tide at 16:58 (Height 1.14m)
   High Tide at 23:00 (Height 3.95m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:31 (Height 0.77m)
   High Tide at 11:16 (Height 4.01m)
   Low Tide at 17:37 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 23:40 (Height 4.09m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:06 (Height 0.65m)
   High Tide at 11:54 (Height 4.11m)
   Low Tide at 18:09 (Height 1.01m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 00:15 (Height 4.20m)
   Low Tide at 06:38 (Height 0.57m)
   High Tide at 12:29 (Height 4.19m)
   Low Tide at 18:40 (Height 0.96m)

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