Essex Beaches

Essex Beaches

Whether you’re planning a staycation or a day trip to Southend on Sea. Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful Essex beaches.

Find your favourite Essex Beaches

The beaches in Essex are often known for popular seaside resorts and family fun, but there is more to see along the the Sunshine Coast. Southend-on-Sea, Canvey Island and Clacton. Find traditional, dog friendly, or quiet beaches in Essex, this beautiful stretch of coastline has it all.

Full List of Essex Beaches

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See our full list of beaches in Essex in alphabetical order.

Southend-On-Sea Beaches

Southend-On-Sea in Essex is a popular seaside town, about 40 miles east of London. The town has a long history as a seaside resort, with lots of coastal attractions and activities for visitors. Being so near to London, it is popular for a day trip.

Popular Southend-on-Sea Beaches

What’s On

Coastal events in Essex for your diary

Annual events taking place for 2024.

  • Food Festivals
  • Sailing
  • Sporting Events

Explore other areas near Essex

Explore the miles of UK coastline with popular seaside destinations, coastal walks and water sports. Find more beaches in the East coast of England, covering the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. Stop off at a beach for the day or walk or cycle the coastal trails.

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