The Beach Clacton on sea
  • The Beach Clacton on sea
  • The Beach Clacton on sea
  • The Beach Clacton on sea
  • The Beach Clacton on sea
  • The Beach Clacton on sea
  • The Beach Clacton on sea

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A sandy beach at this busy and popular seaside resort on the Essex Sunshine Coast.  Its many attractions include Clacton Pier, The Pavilion Fun Park, bars, restaurants and town centre shopping. The town boasts two theatres that provide a variety of entertainment all year round.  Clacton hosts a free Air Show as part of its action packed August Bank Holiday programme and numerous events including the Carnival Week.

It is also justly proud of its beautifully maintained themed seafront gardens that line the upper promenade.  Adjacent to Martello Bay, West Beach has gently shelving sand and with the added bonus of the operation of Clacton’s pioneering child safety wristband scheme, gives parents that extra peace of mind.

Clacton on Sea is served by main line railway connections from London and Ipswich. Road connections south from London and Colchester via the A12, A120 and A133 and north from Ipswich via the A14, A12, A120 and A133 – CO15 1QX.

 

Beach Facilities

Sandy

Cafe/restaurant/pub

Toilets

Disabled toilet facilities / disabled / pushchair access to beach

Deckchair hire

Slipway

First aid

Beach and Boat Patrol

Lost child centre

Promenade

Pier

Dog restricted area

Entertainers

Crazy golf

Bus stop at beach and on a cycle route

Car Parking – Pay car park / Street parking / Disabled visitors’ spaces

Walkable to train station

Other Information

Groynes and rocks

Powered and non powered watercraft

Jetty and pier diving

Tidal surge and rip currents

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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Open now

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West Beach, Clacton on sea

Type:Beach

The Pier, CLACTON-ON-SEA, Essex, CO151QX
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