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Best Beaches In Barham

We've rounded up the best beaches in Barham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 31 Barham beaches to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the beaches we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Dovercourt Bay Beach

  • Harwich
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Catch some sun, enjoy strolling along the sea and play in the water at Dovercourt Bay Beach near Harwich. This sand and shingle beach is a family-fri...

Walton On The Naze Beach

  • Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Fancy a day on the beach? Gather the family, put your swimsuit on and find a spot to set up your umbrella at Walton On The Naze Beach near Essex. Thi...

Frinton on Sea Beach

  • Tendring
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Frinton on Sea Beach, which is sandy and golden when the tide is out, is approached by a wide greensward. On the seawall above runs a mile long prome...

Thorpe Bay Beach

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

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 wo...

Brightlingsea Beach

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

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 b...

Clacton Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a good beach near Essex? It doesn't get much better than Clacton Beach in Clacton On Sea! This wonderful sandy beach is considered Essex'...

St Osyth Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Enjoy a relaxing day by the seaside. Collect pebbles and enjoy the charm of unspoilt nature at St Osyth Beach near Clacton On Sea. This is a very sto...

Martello Bay Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Enjoy a sunny day filled with sandplay and water fun at Martello Bay Beach near St Osyth. This historic beach is famously named after a small, 19th c...



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Jaywick Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Beach towel? Check. Sun lotion? Check. Swim Suit? Check. Sorted then! You're ready for your family day at Jaywick Beach near Clacton On Sea. This san...

West Mersea Beach

  • West Mersea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

There’s nothing like the feeling you’ve discovered something new, which is exactly what you’ll get from a visit to West Mersea Beach. Set in an islan...

Southwold Pier

  • Southwold
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

With a sand and shingle shore with bright and sassily named beach huts, Southward Pier has previously won the prestigous Blue Flag award. Enjoy the w...

The Denes Beach at Southwold

  • Southwold
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

More isolated feeling than nearby Pier Beach this is a quiet sand and shingle dune backed beach where the water is safe for swimming, canoeing and bo...

Gorleston Beach

  • Gorleston-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Have you got any kite-flying enthusiasts in your gang? Let them loose over miles of gorgeous, golden sands at Gorleston Beach. This is a sandy beach...

South Denes Beach

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This is a beach with a difference with an industrial backdrop and great, big ships coming and going over the bay. See how many you can spot at South...

Power Station Beach Great Yarmouth

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This isn’t your common or garden beach with an industrial backdrop and the chance to see adorable seals bobbing about in the sea. Keep your eyes peel...

Great Yarmouth South Beach

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

A lovely stretch of sand is the perfect spot for races, digging holes and building a sandcastle or two. All you need to bring are a bucket and spade...

Great Yarmouth Pier Beach

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Boat trips, rounds of volleyball and a dip in the North Sea - sound good? Do the lot with an ice cream in hand at Great Yarmouth Pier Beach. This is...

Great Yarmouth North Beach

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This grassy beach is always popular with locals walkers, as well as a few feathery travellers from further afield. A colony of African Little Tens ca...

Three Shells Beach

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Beach time! Tell the kids to take all the tools they need to build a sand castle, put your swimsuit on and head out to Three Shells Beach near Southe...

Westcliff Bay Beach

  • Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The kids enjoy playing with pebbles and sand by the sea? If the sun's out, you should be heading to Westcliff Bay Beach near Westcliff On Sea! This l...

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