Bradwell-on-Sea
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About

Bradwell-on-Sea is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. The village is on the Dengie peninsula. It is located about 9 km north-northeast of Southminster and is 30 km east from the county town of Chelmsford.

The area has a strong industrial and military history with the nearby Bradwell A Nuclear Power Station (decommissioned) and former RAF Bradwell Bay air station. The area is also a haven for walkers due to its close proximity to the Saltmarsh Coastal trail, spanning 75 miles of stunning coastline in the Maldon District.

This stretch of the coast is one of the only sandy beaches on this part of the coast.  The area known as Bradwell cockle spit is popular with families and dog walkers as it is a beautiful nature landscape. Right on the coast is St Peters on the Wall – one of the earliest chapels still in use in this country.

 

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Bradwell-on-Sea is accessible via the B1021

Public Transport Directions

Bus travel information is available from First Essex, Hedingham buses or Stephensons of Essex.

Rail travel information is available on the Greater Anglia website. 

Bradwell-on-Sea

Type:Village

Essex, CM0 7QJ

What's Nearby

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  2. Bradwell Cockle Spit on the Dengie Peninsular consists of some 30 acres of shell bank…

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

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  4. Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip…

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  2. One of Europe's top Wetland sites, excellent bird watching opportunities and fabulous…

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  3. Brightlingsea on the River Colne is rich in seafaring history and has the distinction of…

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  4. Crouch Ridge Vineyard overlooks the River Crouch. We produce and sell award winning…

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  5. Chigborough Lakes

    An area of worked-out flooded gravel pits to the north of the River Blackwater. It has a…

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  6. Magnificent Tudor building with the tallest Gatehouse in Britain and 16th century…

    8.11 miles away
  7. This waterway runs through a largely unspoilt part of rural Essex and connects the county…

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

    8.24 miles away
  9. Relax in the beautiful surroundingd of Clayhill Vineyard. Take in the stunning views of…

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  10. Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family - where from 1885 the first Tiptree jam was made…

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

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  12. The 100 year old Edwardian Promenade park features an ornamental lake, kids splash park,…

    9.02 miles away
  13. This fantastic children's water park is located in the centre of Promenade Park in Maldon…

    9.03 miles away
  14. Social history museum of Maldon and District situated on the edge of the award winning…

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  15. An award winning collection of British military artefacts from the English Civil War to…

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  16. Thomas Plume’s Library

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