Brightlingsea Beach | Day Out With The Kids

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Brightlingsea Beach

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Are you into boats and history? Make your casual day at the beach a tiny bit more exciting and choose Brightlingsea Beach near Essex.

This historic beach is the only Cinque Port outside Kent and Sussex. Read upon Edward the Confessor's fascinating war stories, as you tan by the sea, and ind out more about the history of the area.

A lazy day at the beach is a firm family favourite - just unwind and enjoy the sun to the sound of kids playing and waves washing on the shore with a quiet “Woosh”. Want more fun? Brightlingsea Beach is a popular yachting location. International sailing events are hosted there regularly, so make sure to check out what's on before you go!

  • Historic seaside location
  • Great for yacht lovers
  • Annual international sailing events
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Opening hours

Year round access

Pricing

Free admission

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Brightlingsea, Colchester , Essex, CO70HH, England

Phone number

Map

Website

Click here to visit Brightlingsea Beach's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Brightlingsea Beach has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Brightlingsea Beach has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Brightlingsea Beach has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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