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Southend - Leigh Bell Wharf Beach

Southend on Sea, Southend-on-Sea

A sandy beach at the western end of Southend-on-sea. Nearby areas house nature reserves and low-tide reveals a large area of sand.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

This beach is in a town and as such facilties such as shops
Pubs and cafes are nearby

Activities

Visit the museum on the beach

Nature and Wildlife

Nearby Nature reserves on two tree island

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

no dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

http://www.southend.gov.uk/ Visitor Information Centre Western Esplanade Southend Pier Southend-on-Sea Essex SS1 1EE Tel. 01702 215620 Fax. 01702 611889

Location

Nearest town: Southend on Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5385, 0.654234
Postcode: SS9 2DN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Follow the road along the beach west from Southend on sea.

Public Transport

There is a train station nearby

Nearest Railway Stations

Leigh-on-Sea (Less than a mile away)
Chalkwell (Less than a mile away)
Westcliff (About a mile and a half away)
Southend Victoria (Approx. 2 miles away)
Southend Central (Approx. 2 miles away)

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

Parking

Limited parking available

Nearby Car Parks

New Road - Leigh Hill, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Victoria Wharf, Thorpe Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Leigh Foundry, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
New Road - East, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
New Road - West, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
North Street, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Elm Road, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Belton Bridge, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Belton Gardens, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Leigh on Sea Station, Leigh-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Southend on Sea