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Thorpe Bay Beach

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Love watersports? Enjoy the real deal - go for an action-packed day at Thorpe Bay Beach near Southend On Sea.

This sandy family-oriented beach has won awards both for cleanliness and safety. With picture-postcard beach huts in the background, it's also a great place to go for a walk. Outside the summer season, you can even bring your dog along!

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? At Thorpe Bay Beach the water is perfect for kayaking, windsurfing and sailing.

  • Clean & safe beach
  • Great place for watersports
  • Picturesque beach huts to see
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Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Thorp Esplanada, Southend On Sea, Essex, SS1 3NS, England

Phone number

01702 215620



Click here to visit Thorpe Bay Beach'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, snacks are available.

No, Thorpe Bay Beach is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Thorpe Bay Beach have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome between 1st October - 30th April.

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