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Great place for the whole family

This beach can be found just beyond the pier & not far from the Sea life Centre. It a reasonably... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
Mike P
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Family day out

Nice to see how much this area has improved, impressed with how clean it was. I wish it was like... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Marine Parade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2EJ, England
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Clean and tidy beach. Amazing sun-rises and sun-sets! Beautiful views and ambiance. Safe and sandy. Will definitely return!

Thank Linda O
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Southend waterfront itself is nice, but the beach is a let-down. The water is so dirty and muddy that you don’t feel like going inside. The beach has no sand and the parking is expensive - £10 for six hours on a Sunday. There are...More

2  Thank Rick J
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Me and my family went to southend on sea on Sunday the weather was lovely lots of sun. My daughter and I decided to go on to the beach to collect some crabs the beach was quite sticky and Rocky in some places but we...More

6  Thank indaloman2016
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This beach can be found just beyond the pier & not far from the Sea life Centre. It a reasonably level beach which then slopes down to the water. The kids can play or explore the shoreline & there are some kiosks where you can...More

3  Thank Mike P
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Nice to see how much this area has improved, impressed with how clean it was. I wish it was like this when I used to live nearby. Lovely to see families using it ! We took a speedboat ride £4 per person good value and...More

1  Thank Janie1969
Reviewed July 13, 2017

It has does not have very good reviews here on TA but I love Southend. Brings back so many childhood memories! Yes, in the old days, we used to call it Sarfend-on-mud, but we still used to go there for a day of fun. I...More

1  Thank chamonix44
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Good beaches, blue water to swim in, masses for kiddies to do, lovely level promenade with smooth ramps linking some levels, deck chairs for hire, fun fair, amusement arcades. Also quiet areas where sunbathers can soak up the rays, level cycle paths. Small boats bobbing...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Wanted to take my young family to the seaside for the day. Chose southend as it was only 2 hours from home. Really wish I didn't bother. The day we visited turned out very hot so obviously the beach would be busy. Due to the...More

4  Thank Memorymaker34
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

The beach front, although not much of an actual beach, is lovely to come and visit and either walk along or just sit and admire. There are plenty of other things to see and do in the vicinity, such as the Sea Life Adventure, Adventure...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Awful beach I wouldn't take children there the place is filthy and I certainly wouldn't go in the water

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