St Osyth Beach

Visit St Osyth Beach

St Osyth Beach is is an unspoilt south facing sand and shingle beach just west of Clacton on Sea, in Essex.

There are holiday parks to the eastern side of the beach, with quieter dunes backed areas to the west.

The St Oysth beach Sunday market is a small beach front event, with stalls selling a variety of things. If you head inland towards the Mill Dam Lake, you will find the popular Curve Water Sports – Aqua Park, Wakeboarding, Kayaking and Paddleboarding Centre.

Did you know? Certain sections of this beach are popular with Naturists.

Head west along the beach towards, where it beacome a lot quieter and you get to the nudist beach.

St Osyth Beach is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • Backed by Holiday Parks
  • A Naturist Beach (to the West)
  • Dog Friendly All Year Round
  • Great For Long Walks

What to see and do

  • Go to the Sunday Market
  • Go fishing
  • Birdwatching
  • Great for long coastal walks

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Places to stay

  • Holiday park

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Getting To St Osyth

Beach Location

Beach Front, St. Osyth, Clacton-on-Sea CO16 8TB


There is free parking at the end of Beach Road.

Nearest Train

Clacton-on-Sea Station

It is a 20 minute drive from Clacton-on-Sea. You can get there by train, which takes about half an hour.

Map of St Osyth Beach

Explore the UK coastline

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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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