Frinton on sea beach
  • Frinton on sea beach
  • Frinton on sea beach
  • Frinton on sea beach

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Frinton-on-Sea is a quiet family beach destination. A gently shelving sandy beach noted for its cleanliness and gentility, the area places special emphasis on relaxed family fun at the seaside. Enjoy walks along the extensive greensward or take a short walk into the town centre with its full range of shopping amenities.  A walk in one direction brings you to Walton on the Naze, a lively seaside resort and in the other direction to Holland Haven Country Park, a local nature reserve.

Beach Facilities

Sandy with cliffs and restricted access

Beach huts


Beach and Boat Patrol

Lost child centre


Dog restricted area and dog exercise area

First aid


Disabled toilet facilities / disabled visitors’ spaces / disabled / pushchair access to beach

Car Parking –  / Street parking

Bus stop at beach and on a cycle route

Walkable to train station

On a coastal footpath

Other Facilities

Powered and non powered watercraft


Cross winds (this is dangerous when using inflatables in the water)

Constant tidal change


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  • Disabled access

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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    The beach is located adjacent to the town of Frinton on Sea, the Essex Sunshine Coast. . Access via road from south via A12, A120, A133 and B1033 and from the north from Ipswich via A14, A12, A120, A133 and B133 – CO13 9DN.

    Public Transport Directions

    Access by mainline railway to Frinton on Sea with connections from London and Ipswich. Bus services from Clacton on Sea and Walton on the Naze

    Frinton Beach


    The Esplanade, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, CO139DN

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