Thorpe Bay Beach | Day Out With The Kids

Thorpe Bay Beach

Southend On Sea, Essex, England

Attraction Information

  • Beaches icon Beaches

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

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


  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Thorpe Bay Beach's website
01702 215620

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission

More Information

Pets allowed

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