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Address: Marine Parade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2EJ, England
Phone Number: 01702 618747
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Muddy beach, murky water and sunny weather (on the day), nice day out. Fish and chip shops and ice creams available all around, typical English seaside town.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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English first
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Muddy beach, murky water and sunny weather (on the day), nice day out. Fish and chip shops and ice creams available all around, typical English seaside town.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Went yesterday beach was so dirty and muddy, no police around broken glasses around we had a very bad experience and will never go there again. Even inside the water was unsafe almost many people cut their feet including me.

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great for walking the dog along the beach. Best time to go is between 8-9.30pm. Obviously, this has to be seasonal as dogs are only allowed on the beach between the end of September and the beginning of May. If you do take the dog with you, take some poo bags as there's nothing worse than stepping in a slimy... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Dirty, dull, strange lights, to many drunks and hoodies, no police around, strange lay out. Tacky arcades too many pubs and fast food outlets, very few sit down places. Parking to expensive!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

A multicultural mix of people beach with noise from restraunts, road, theme park etc hence the name city beach. Sand not great and when the tide is out looks a bit naff but don't be put off.Explore the mud flat's for crabing when tides out, nice no frills water when tides in and loads to do off beach once you... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

City Beach is located in what is colloquially known as The Golden Mile. There is the iconic Kursaal at one end (with an indoor bowling alley, useful if it is raining) and the Sealife Centre, loads of gaming arcades, cafés selling bucket and spades, fish and chip shops, pubs, the Pier, Adventure Island and the casinos, and the old Victorian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

We use the beach regularly between October and May. Reasonably clean, though recent storms have affected the whole coastline. Grab a cuppa at a beach front cafe even in January.

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Southend, essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We live in Southend on Sea & this is a nice part of the seafront promenade area. There is ample deck chair hire, public toilets & kiosks selling the usual refreshments etc. and of course the water fountains for endless hours of fun for all kids of all ages to run in & out of! The beach is well kept... More 

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london
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

For a traditional seaside town there were more ethnic minorities there than India, Brixton and Jamaica put together. For one I am not comfortable with this. The weather was good, had an hour there and left. Disappointed.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

A long clean and rather unexciting beach. Mostly small pebbles and broken shells, but there are strips of sand to play in. It's not an attractive location - there the industrial parts of Sheppey, and tanker ships going to London in the sea view, and the lacking in charm shops of Southend front as the rear view. The promenade has... More 

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Address: Marine Parade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2EJ, England
Phone Number: 01702 618747
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea

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