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This 6.5 miles traffic free route takes you along the Sunshine Coast between Frinton Golf Club and Jaywick. With magnificent sea views, this route is perfect for all the family with a flat wide path to explore the various beaches along the way.

On the way you will pass with Holland-on-Sea, a pretty seaside town before you arrive in Clacton, the largest and busiest resort on the Sunxhine Coast.

Here aswell as admiring the long sandy beaches and seafront gardens you can explore the Pier which has rides, amusements, Seaquarium, ten-pin bowling, sea fishing and refreshments.

If you continue the route finally arrives in Jaywick where you have some amazing, quiet sandy beaches and the Jaywick Martello Tower to explore.


This route is part of the National Cycle Network.

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  • Coastal
  • Length of route (miles) - 6.5 miles (10.5 km)

Map & Directions

Cycle along the Sunshine Coast

Type:Walking Route

The Esplanade, Frinton-On-Sea, Essex, CO13 9EP

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