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Frinton-on-Sea Beach

Frinton on Sea, Essex

Flat firm sandy beaches between a series of timber groynes. The beach is backed by sloping cliffs. This is a quiet family resort.

Beach Type



Slip-way and toilets (including disabled)


There is zoning for water sports activities

Nature and Wildlife

Coastal path to Holland Haven Country Park.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is manually cleaned daily in season by a Council contractor. Litter bins are available.


Dogs are banned from 1st May - 30th September.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

During the summer season: Walton Tourist Information Centre. Princes Esplanade. Walton-on-the-Naze. CO14 8QD. Tel: 01255 675542.


Nearest town: Frinton on Sea
County: Essex
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8275, 1.24896
Postcode: CO13 9DN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


A120 to B1033. Turn into Frinton at 'the Gates'. The Esplanade is at the end of Connaught Avenue.

Public Transport

There is a train station in Frinton-on-Sea and a bus service runs from Clacton-on-Sea.

Nearest Railway Stations

Frinton-on-Sea (About a mile away)
Kirby Cross (About a mile and a half away)
Walton-on-the-Naze (Approx. 2 miles away)
Thorpe-le-Soken (Approx. 4 miles away)
Clacton-on-Sea (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is ample free car parking (including disabled spaces) available.

Nearby Car Parks

Frinton Upon Sea Station, Frinton (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Luff Way, Walton-on-the-naze (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Station Yard, Walton-on-the-Naze (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Church Road, Walton-on-the-Naze (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Mill Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Holland Haven, Holland-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Frinton & Walton Swimming Pool, Walton-on-the-Naze (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Coronation, Walton-on-the-Naze (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Brighton Road, Holland-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Frinton on Sea