Shoebury East Beach (Essex)

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  • Information

    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 days and bank holidays.

    East Beach is a popular beach for watersports, especially windsurfing and kitesurfing, due to its position on the estuary. The beach has a designated zone, but beware of tides, at low tide you may have more than 1 mile to walk out or back. Typically you are looking at about 90 minutes either side of high tide.

    The beach is next to a MOD firing range.

    Facilities include parking (some areas are seasonal), toilets, slipway, outside shower and beach zones help keep water users segregated.

    Shoebury East Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Shoebury East Beach has dog restrictions. Shoebury East beach, No dogs are allowed on Southend beaches between 1st May and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Southend-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.
  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Southend-on-Sea in Essex is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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    1 Review on “Shoebury East Beach (Essex)”

    • Anonymous
      4 years ago

      We liked this a lot.
      A great location with young kids as you have a large beach and a large grass area.

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