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Jaywick Sands Beach

Jaywick Sands Beach, 8 Sea Glebe Way, Jaywick, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 2EL, UK

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About Jaywick Sands Beach

The sandy beach of Jaywick lies approximately mid-way between Clacton-on-Sea and Colne Point. Whilst not quiet by any stretch of the imagination it is never as busy as Clacton. This stretch of the coastline features a number of Martello towers. These small round forts that were built during the 19th century to defend against attack from across the English Channel.



Attractions near Jaywick Sands Beach

Clacton Pier2.69km from Jaywick Sands Beach

Clacton Pier is a pier located in the seaside resort town of Clacton-on-Sea in England. It was named Pier of the Year in 2020 by the National Piers Society. The pier hosts rides, ten-pin bowling, arcades, a seqaurium, golf and a soft-play centre – as well as numerous food, drink and retail outlets.

Brightlingsea Beach8.14km from Jaywick Sands Beach

A beautiful Blue Flag Award beach located near Brightlingsea in Essex. Formerly an important fishing and shipbuilding area, Brightlingsea is now a haven for yachting. A popular resort with plenty of amenities. A range of sports and leisure activities are available along the promenade and sailing barges offer pleasure trips to visitors.

Cudmore Grove Country Park8.96km from Jaywick Sands Beach

Cudmore Grove Country Park is a beautiful nature reserve on Mersea Island which covers over 102 acres. Nestled on the coast where the Colne Estuary meets the Blackwater Estuary, you'll find impressive views across the park and estuaries, sandy beaches and salt marsh, rolling grasslands and meadows buzzing with wildlife.

Frinton Beach10.67km from Jaywick Sands Beach

A beautiful and gently shelving sandy beach noted for its cleanliness and gentility, the area places special emphasis on the relaxed family fun at the seaside. Enjoy walks along the extensive greensward or take a short walk into the town center with its full range of shopping amenities. One of the ideal locations to relax and also you can have a bath here.

Walton Pier13.1km from Jaywick Sands Beach

The 3rd longest pier in the UK at over half a mile long, Walton Pier is by far the longest going out into the open sea. It is ideal for sea fishing and for so many other activities. The original 150ft pier was built at Walton-on-the-Naze in 1830, one of the earliest in the country, for landing goods and passengers on steamers to Walton, a very popular holiday destination.

St Peters Chapel13.19km from Jaywick Sands Beach

One of the most restful and spiritual buildings in the country which is the oldest church in England built by St Cedd in 654ad. The Chapel  is used regularly by the nearby Othona Community, and is presently only open on Thursdays and Sundays for private prayer.

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Essex County boasts stunning water views. Essex is home to an ever-expanding network of trails and paths connecting parks teeming with wildlife and recreational opportunities. It was also blessed with wineries, distilleries, and dozens of historic tourist attractions.