"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Clacton-on-Sea

Clacton-on-Sea is the largest town in the Tendring peninsula and district in Essex, England and was founded as an (Urban District) in 1871. Clacton is a seaside resort that saw a peak of tourists in the summer months between the 1950s and 1970s. The town's economy continues to rely significantly on entertainment and day-trip facilities and it is strong in the service sector, with a large retired population. The north-west part of the town has two business/industrial parks. In the wider district, agriculture and occupations connected to the Port of Harwich provide further employment.

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM170150

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Things to see and do in and around Clacton-on-Sea

  • Clacton Pier
  • Clacton Zoo
  • Clacton Pavilion
  • Seaquarium at Clacton Pier
  • Push Kiting
  • Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre
  • Space Kingdom
  • REVIVAL

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

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 60%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation in and around Clacton-on-Sea

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