Manningtree Beach

Visit Manningtree Beach

Manningtree beach is a small man made beach on the south bank of the River Stour on the Essex coast. When the tide is out the beach is enjoyed by locals and visitors during the holidays.

You can swim here, as of May 2024, Manningtree beach has been awarded bathing site status.

You can also take part in watersports activities as the Stour Sailing Club across the road. Catering for dinghys, cruising sailors, rowers, kayakers and paddleboarders. They also have facilities and a bar.

This beach is …

  • Popular With Locals
  • Safe For swimming
  • Good For Sailing

What to see and do

  • Have a dip in the sea

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

There is plenty of nearby accommodation from Air B&B to local hotels.

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Manningtree

Beach Location

Quay Street, Manningtree Beach Essex CO11


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Manningtree Station

Get there by car or by train

Map of Manningtree Beach

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What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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