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Chalkwell Beach

Address: Chalkwell Esplanade | Chalkwell, Southend-on-Sea SS0 8JQ, England
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Very peaceful scenery and great for sunrise and sunset walks. Lined with small traditional cafes and kiosks, it was a great place to be.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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129 reviews 129 reviews
45 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Scorching weather yesterday and today means Chalkwell was absolutely packed! Still, everyone was having a good time, and the ice cream sellers where doing a roaring trade. Been a while since I've been down to this beach but it's still a great place to spend a sunny day, if a bit crowded. Weather is erratic in the UK, but cant... More 

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Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Used to live near by, didn't like it, so moved away, Nuff said....

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Good beach clean and tidy Lots of facilities - long walk when tide goes out

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Girona, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

I was born and bred in Southend. I have many happy memories of weekends spent their as a child. My parents rented a beach hut and we had a BBQ and deck chairs inside. I used to go crabbing with my sister. Recently I returned with my sister and niece and nephew. It has still not lost it's magic (although... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
70 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

peace and relaxing on a quiet beach....several cafes of reasonable standard to enjoy acoffe/tea/ice cream...

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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143 reviews 143 reviews
47 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Have not been here in 11 years.. Took my daughter crabing for the first tiem. The man made pool is still there and found 8 crabs. Great memories.. Easy walks down in to the town and Pier

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Essex
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

. Always came to this beach as a child and brought my child when he was small still like to visit now and again. Also you can walk or ride your bike from southend through chalkwall to leigh beach There is a grass area if you dont like sitting on the sand, toilets and a small pool area.

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Essex
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

It was cold but a nice morning - only average cos the tide was out and the mud was uninviting. Beautiful when the tide is in.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Beach is clean and facilities around very good. Not near the amusement arcade so no need to woryy about the kids asking to go on rides.

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