"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Clacton - Martello Tower Beach

Clacton is the largest and busiest of the Essex Sunshine Coast's resorts. It boasts beautiful golden beaches, a fun-packed pier, and beautifully maintained themed seafront gardens, seafront kiosks, two theatres, pleasure flights and a range of sports on land and water. Beaches are gently shelving and benefits from a free child safety wristband scheme to assist parents. The thriving town centre combines national chain stores with independent shops, the nearby factory shopping village offers designer labels at bargain prices. A calendar of events including a free two-day air show keep visitors entertained throughout the year.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Clacton on Sea

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM168136

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Clacton - Martello Tower Beach

  • Push Kiting (0m)
  • Clacton Zoo (0m)
  • Clacton Pavilion (0m)
  • Clacton Pier (1m)
  • Seaquarium at Clacton Pier (1m)
  • Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre (3m)
  • Space Kingdom (3m)
  • REVIVAL (3m)

Tourist Information

Clacton-on-Sea
Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
Station Road
Essex
England
CO15 1SE

Phone 01255 686 633
Email clactontic@tendringdc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:22 BST
(05:22 GMT)
High Tide
12:26 BST
(11:26 GMT)
Low Tide
18:56 BST
(17:56 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A large sandy resort beach with a pier backed by a promenade and overlooked by cliff top gardens. This a popular beach with both tourists and locals.

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