Leigh Bell Wharf | Day Out With The Kids

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Leigh Bell Wharf

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Taking the kids to the seaside is always a pleasure. Avoid the large popular beaches and find a spot at Leigh Bell Wharf near Leigh On Sea, instead.

This small cosy beach sitting at the edge of Old Leigh has its own authentic charm. Surrounded by Cockle Sheds, cobbled streets, sea and sand, you'll feel as far from the stress of city as you can be.

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? Nearby Leigh Bell Wharf you'll find Leigh Heritage Centre, plus Essex Wildlife Trust’s Two Tree Island and Leigh National Nature Reserve.

  • Atmospheric little beach
  • Perfect escape from city life
  • National reserves next door
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Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


High Street, Leigh On Sea, Essex, SS9 2DN, England

Phone number

01702 215620



Click here to visit Leigh Bell Wharf's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

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.

Leigh Bell Wharf has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Leigh Bell Wharf has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome October - April.

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