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Great dog friendly beach

A lovely beach to stroll along and take in the pretty beach huts, Great for crabbing and walking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lovely place

Brilliant for families and the crabbing area was great for the kids. Definitely worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bordon, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely beach to stroll along and take in the pretty beach huts, Great for crabbing and walking the dog. Nice little cafe/gift shop close by

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yorkie66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant for families and the crabbing area was great for the kids. Definitely worth a visit whatever the weather

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ladies-who-spa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely area..all pebbles..Ok for walking..but not a sunbathing beach..kids love coming here to go crabbing..we love it..great fresh air..but some great places to eat..especially if you like seafood..great place to visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bigbarryEssex
Reviewed March 3, 2019

I walk this beach nearly every day even in grotty weather because I just love it ! It’s particularly enjoyable out of season when I see the same dog walkers ,fishermen digging for bait and fellow walkers and am so glad that I live here....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank silverfox026
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Lucky enough to live on the fabulous island. Beach huts and beach/sea every day. Even if it is chilly.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lindaw47
Reviewed February 18, 2019

A beautiful way to spend a few hours, even on your own, especially in the early mornings when locals walk their dogs and socialise. However there is so much food waste and their containers filling the bins which are not emptied regularly enough in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank clemence226
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Mersea Island is a unique place. It still has a busy fishing industry which is famous for its oysters. The beaches are clean and great for walking and popular with dog walkers.It is also very popular in the summer with several caravan parks attracting many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LInda G
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

A lovely sandy beach with lots of fishing boats. The beach was well used by dog walkers as well as families. Parking can be challenging. Great sunset.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShirleyE14
Reviewed January 2, 2019

great hotel in good position , rooms to a very high standard some with sea view with balconies. very comfortable . bar and dining room very nice and very friendly staff . food was ok not the best we have had, a limited menu and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paul h
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Fed up with London? Just over an hour and across a tidal causeway will find you enjoying the atmospheric Mersea Island. The mudflats of the Blackwater Estuary have a unique beauty, teaming with birdlife The beach is wide and stony with the partly decommissioned Bradwell...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Kamal A
August 5, 2018|
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Response from 30Annemarie16 | Reviewed this property |
I think the first hour was free but parking was very cheap. Enjoy your visit.
July 11, 2018|
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Response from billmA2195UR | Reviewed this property |
Away holidays allow dogs
Pam D
May 22, 2018|
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Response from Hoppityskip |
There is a causeway to drive over