Plays and a pint at Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Southend Cliffs Pavilion, located in the Southend suburb of Westcliff-on-Sea, is a theatre built in the 1960s which regularly hosts plays, pantomimes and pop concerts - Paul McCartney, Oasis, Blur and Gloria Gaynor are among the big names to have played there. It’s also a popular wedding and party venue, while the Pavilion Restaurant and bar offer a range of meals and snacks, including Sunday lunch and afternoon tea.

Step into Henry III's footsteps at Hadleigh Castle

If you fancy a bit of history during your stay at Southend, then Nearby Hadleigh Castle is a must. Built during the reign of Henry III, it is now a Grade I listed building and scheduled monument with panoramic views overlooking the Thames Estuary.

Take a stroll along Southend Pier

Southend Pier is one of the town’s major landmarks, stretching almost a mile and a half into the Thames Estuary, making it the world’s longest pier. It boasts its own railway and at its head is a cultural centre that regularly stages theatre productions and hosts art exhibitions.   Looking for a cheap hotel Near Southend Cliffs Pavilion? Try Travelodge Southend on Sea Hotel, Travelodge Basildon Wickford Hotel or Travelodge Basildon Hotel, which are all under a 14-mile drive away.