Leigh Bell Wharf Beach

Leigh Bell Wharf beach is a small strip of sand alongside Leigh’s renowned cockle sheds. When the tide is out this just becomes a muddy estuary.

Facilities include parking, toilets, nearby cafe and restaurants.

Leigh Bell Wharf Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Leigh Bell Wharf Beach has dog restrictions.
Leigh Bell Wharf beach, No dogs are allowed on Southend's beaches between 1st May and 30th September.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 9 beaches around Southend-on-Sea, 23 beaches in Essex, or check our list of Essex Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Leigh Bell Wharf Beach Photos

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 13℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NW)
Thursday, Jul 07
Expect a temp in the range 16.4℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 18.3℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (SSW)

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

Leigh Bell Wharf Beach Tide Times

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