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image for Historic Site item typeJaywick Martello Tower

Historic Site, £1

Martello Tower

Martello Tower


Jaywick Martello Tower,
The Promenade, Belsize Avenue,
CO15 2LF


Built originally as a Napoleonic Fort in the early 19th century the tower now acts as a central hub for the local community and visitors. There are regular arts and heritage exhibitions, talks and events. Inspirational views and setting close to the beach

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopWelcome HostAccepts groups

Opening details

April - September October and March
Wednesday - Sunday Saturday and Sunday
10am - 5pm 10.30am - 3.30pm


Adults: £1
Unlimited yearly pass: £3 (excludes events)
Children: FREE

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 10 Sep - Sun 30 Oct Coastal Open
Fri 28 Oct Only a Button?



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Map reference: TM 136128  Lat: 51.77308 Long: 1.09465

Access: Jaywick Martello Tower has a wheelchair lift to the 1st floor, unfortunately not the roof due to the nature of the building.

Trains: Every hour from London Liverpool Street station to Clacton-on-Sea, check with National Railways before travelling.

Buses: Bus 10-11 from outside Clacton Station on left side of park. Bus stand does not show 10/11 but it is there. Get off at end of route, average time 20 minutes.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Clacton-on-Sea station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups