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Refresh yourself at Southend-on-Sea Beach

A short way from Chalkwell train station, Southend-on-Sea Beach is an excellent stretch of sand for long, refreshing walks, relaxing drinks with ocean vistas, and simply getting away from it all for a little while. Independent shops and food kiosks finish off the mien of a traditional English seaside, and convenient links to other areas of Southend make this one of Essex's best beaches.

Catch the sun in Southend-on-Sea

With seven miles of bucolic coastline, Southend-on-Sea has a long history as a popular English seaside resort. Those visiting for the first time will quickly discover a thriving local culture, characterised by historic houses like Southchurch Hall, museums, and art centres like Focal Point Gallery. A wide range of festivals and events also run through the year, which, alongside attractions like Adventure Island, make Southend a town that the whole family can enjoy.

Discover the Beecroft Art Gallery

A popular branch of the Southend Museums Service, the Beecroft Art Gallery is a popular local attraction, presenting an eclectic collection of works from a range of different artists, as well as rotating temporary exhibitions, such as the Essex Open Exhibition. Notable instalments include Henry Bright's Hadleigh Castle.

Planning a trip to Southend-on-Sea Beach? Travelodge Southend-on-Sea Hotel is a 10-minute drive away, and Travelodge Basildon Wickford Hotel can be reached in half an hour.