British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Southend - Westcliff Bay Beach

Southend on Sea, Southend-on-Sea

A sandy town beach with plenty of entertainments.

Beach Type



Disabled access
First aid
Deckchair hire and many shops
Cafes and amusements


Local amusements and all the other activities associated with a seaside resort town

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the miles of beach and the longest pleasure pier in the world.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly.


dog restrictions apply.

Tourist Information Visitor Information Centre Western Esplanade Southend Pier Southend-on-Sea Essex SS1 1EE Tel. 01702 215620 Fax. 01702 611889


Nearest town: Southend on Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5348, 0.688643
Postcode: SS0 8FE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Situated within Southend on sea.

Public Transport

10 minutes walk from Southend train station

Nearest Railway Stations

Westcliff (Less than half a mile away)
Chalkwell (About a mile away)
Southend Victoria (About a mile away)
Southend Central (About a mile away)
Prittlewell (About a mile and a half away)

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


Parking available. pay and display.

Nearby Car Parks

Westcliff Station, Westcliff-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Shorefield Road, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Ceylon Road, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Hamlet Court Road, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
North Road, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Chalkwell Park, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
London Road, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Southend Central, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Clarence Road, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Southend on Sea