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Places to visit and things to do within a 6 mile radius of Clacton.


Heiland Woods, Crow Lane, Tendring, Essex, CO16 9AW, Tel: 07772 888407, Email

Clacton Factory Outlet
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Stephenson Road West, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 4TL, Tel: 01255 479595, Email, www.clactonfactoryoutlet.co.uk

Clacton Factory Outlet offers stores with famous named brands in fashion, footwear, home wares, furniture, jewellery, books, tents/outdoor equipment and confectionery at up to 60% off High Street prices.

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  • Rail station: Clacton-on-Sea (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
Clacton Pier

1 North Sea, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1QX, Tel: 01255 421115, Email, www.clactonpier.co.uk

Six and a half acres of fun and entertainment, including under cover and outside fairground, amusements, side stalls, cafés and take aways, Seaquarium, public house with children's play area and lots more for all the family.

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  • Rail station: Clacton train station (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
Martello Tower

Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Essex, CO15 2LF, Tel: 01255 822783, Email, www.jaywickmartellotower.org

Built originally as a Napoleonic Fort in the early 19th century the tower now acts as a central hub for the local community & visitors. There are regular arts & heritage exhibitions, talks & events.

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  • Rail station: Clacton-on-Sea (4 miles)
  • Parking: free

Frinton Road, Thorpe-Le-Soken, Essex, CO16 0JD, Tel: 01255 860050, Email, www.lifehouse.co.uk

Lifehouse is a new contemporary day and stay spa located in the pretty village of Thorpe-le-Soken, nr Clacton-on-Sea.

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  • Rail station: Thorpe-le-Soken (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
Princes Theatre

c/o Town Hall, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex, CO15 1SE, Tel: 01255 686633, Email, www.tendringdc.gov.uk

The theatre offers a multitude of attractions throughout the year: top name stars, dances, band concerts, ballet, wrestling, exhibitions etc.

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  • Rail station: Clacton (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Thorrington Tidemill

Brightlingsea Road, Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JL, Tel: 0774 090 1323, Email, www.visitparks.co.uk/places/thorrington-tide-mill/

Early 19th century tide mill with its machinery, which has been fully restored. Wheel can be run for guided groups (subject to tide).

West Cliff Theatre & Arts Centre
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Tower Road, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex, CO15 1LE, Tel: 01255 474000, Email, www.westcliffclacton.org

A traditional 600-seat seaside theatre used all year for a whole range of entertainment, including traditional summer season variety show. Foyer art gallery.

Holland Haven Country Park

Holland Haven, Holland-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 5TX, Tel: 01255 686633, Email, www.essex-sunshine-coast.org.uk

Situated on the coast between Clacton and Frinton-on-Sea, the County Park offers over 100 acres of unspoilt scenic coastline-ideal for bird watching.

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  • Rail station: Clacton (4 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry