"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 Sunday 22 October

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1010
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1012
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:56 BST
(00:56 GMT)
Low Tide
08:15 BST
(07:15 GMT)
High Tide
14:10 BST
(13:10 GMT)
Low Tide
20:27 BST
(19:27 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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