Relax on the Essex Riviera

Serving as the historic heart of Essex town Leigh-on-Sea, Old Leigh is full of quirky charm. Perched on the River Thames, it’s the place to go for waterside pubs and fresh seafood. Boasting a small beach, Old Leigh is ideal for a hot summer’s day.

Let your hair down at Belfairs park

Covering 84 hectares, Belfairs Wood, Park and Nature Reserve offers visitors a breath of fresh country air. Featuring woodland gardens, trotting tracks and walking trails, it’s a paradise for fans of the natural world. With tennis courts, playgrounds and an 18-hole golf course among its other features, the park is a great place to burn off some energy.

Explore the mysteries of Two Tree Island

Just down the coast from Leigh-on-Sea, Two Tree Island is a nature reserve that’s home to rare birds and plants. It provides the chance to really get away from it all, with the island’s rolling scenery stretching out across 640 acres. Planning a trip to Leigh-on-Sea? Travelodge Southend-on-Sea is under three miles away. Travelodge Basildon Wickford, Travelodge Basildon and Travelodge Brentwood East Horndon are also Nearby, providing easy access to other Essex hotspots.