"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Southend - Leigh Bell Wharf Beach

Leigh Bell Wharf beach is a small sandy beach in the old town of Leigh-on-Sea, just to the west of Southend-on-Sea. It is next to a busy boat yard at the mouth of Leigh Creek.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Southend on Sea

Local authority: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ841855

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Things to see and do near Southend - Leigh Bell Wharf Beach

  • Leigh Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Rileys Sports Bar (0m)
  • Made by You Pottery Painting Studio (1m)
  • Belfairs Nature Reserve and Woodland (1m)
  • Castle Point Transport Museum (2m)
  • Central Museum (2m)
  • Southend Planetarium (2m)
  • Southend Cliff Lift (3m)
  • Hadleigh Castle (3m)
  • Adventure Island (3m)
  • Mr B's Space Chase Quasar (3m)
  • Southend Pier and Train (3m)
  • Southend Pier Museum (3m)
  • Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Kursaal (3m)
  • Sealife Adventure (3m)
  • Southend Marine Activities Centre (3m)
  • Southchurch Hall Museum (3m)
  • Rayleigh Megazone (3m)
  • Rayleigh Indoor Karting Stadium (3m)
  • Megazone Laser Arena (3m)
  • Rayleigh Megaplay (3m)
  • Megazone Laser (3m)
  • Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf (3m)
  • Kids Kingdom (4m)
  • Fun Factory Rochford (4m)
  • Canvey Railway and Model Engineering Club (4m)
  • Rollacity (4m)
  • Rayleigh Mount (4m)
  • Jo Shenton and Nat Hughes present Photosynthesis, a mixed media exhibition (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Pier Entrance
Western Esplanade

Phone 01702 618747
Email vic@southend.gov.uk

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Forecast for Wednesday 24 April


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 74%
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Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 74%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
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Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 61%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
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Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 69%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 79%
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A sandy beach at the western end of Southend-on-sea. Nearby areas house nature reserves and low-tide reveals a large area of sand.

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