View of permanent historical exhibition at Jaywick Martello Tower
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  • Summer of Art exhibition at Jaywick Martello Tower

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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

 

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  • Gift shop

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  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      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.Accessible by Public Transport: Clacton-on-Sea station is 4 miles away.

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      The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Essex, CO15 2LF

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      What's Nearby

      1. Built originally as a Napoleonic Fort in the early 19th century the tower now acts as a…

        0.04 miles away
      2. Martello Bay is located approximately one mile from Clacton town centre and is adjacent…

        1.77 miles away
      3. We have two Beach Huts available for Weekly Hire from March to October.

        The first one is…

        2.51 miles away
      4. Adjacent to Martello Bay, West Beach has gently shelving sand and with the added bonus of…

        2.8 miles away
      1. Brightlingsea on the River Colne is rich in seafaring history and has the distinction of…

        4.18 miles away
      2. Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip…

        4.55 miles away
      3. Nature reserve over 200 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature trails,…

        6.78 miles away
      4. Bradwell Cockle Spit on the Dengie Peninsular consists of some 30 acres of shell bank…

        6.94 miles away
      5. The Chapel of St Peters-on-the-Wall is the oldest church in England, situated on the…

        7.1 miles away
      6. Various beach huts available for daily and weekly hire on the seafront at Frinton on Sea…

        7.56 miles away
      7. Frinton-on-Sea is a quiet family beach destination. A gently shelving sandy beach noted…

        7.64 miles away
      8. Covering 6 acres, these beautiful gardens and nursery were created by award-winning…

        8.01 miles away
      9. With one of the area’s best beaches and home of the UK’s second longest pier, Walton…

        9.26 miles away
      10. 20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987…

        10.26 miles away
      11. The Centre is open all year round and houses an education room as well as a café and gift…

        10.36 miles away
      12. Sited at the beautiful coastal location of the Naze, this historic 86ft navigational…

        10.4 miles away
      13. The Naze is located just north of Walton-on-the-Naze, in North East Essex. The beautiful…

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      14. The Naze is located just north of Walton-on-the-Naze, in north east Essex.  The beautiful…

        10.58 miles away
      15. One of Essex Wildlife Trust's best reserves. A large (600 acres) tract of ancient grazing…

        10.62 miles away
      16. One of Europe's top Wetland sites, excellent bird watching opportunities and fabulous…

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