Traditional seaside fun in Clacton-on-Sea
Part of the 'Essex Sunshine Coast', Clacton offers miles of golden sandy beaches, colourful seafront gardens, thrilling fairground rides, fish and chip suppers and summer shows. It reminds you of holidays you had as a kid.
A walk along the seafront will blow the cobwebs away as you breathe in the invigorating sea air.
Thrills and spills on Clacton Pier
Not visit to Clacton is complete without treading the boardwalk of the resort's famous Victorian pier, now a hub of entertainment for all the family.
Have a whirl on the fairground rides, play slot machines in the amusement arcades, experience a life aquatic at the SeaQuarium and savour a beverage or two in the Boardwalk Bar.
Eye-catching deals at Clacton Factory Outlet
Savvy shoppers can get discounts of up to 60% on high-street prices at this factory outlet just outside the town. You'll find M&S and Claire's outlets here, as well as JD Sports, Cotton Traders and Pavers. There's also a play area for little ones.
Planning a trip to Clacton-on-Sea? Travelodge Clacton-on-Sea Central Hotel is a short walk from the pier and beaches. If you'd prefer to base yourself in Nearby Ipswich, try Travelodge Ipswich Capel St Mary Hotel or Travelodge Ipswich Hotel.