"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Southend - Three Shells Beach

Three Shells Beach is in the centre of Southend-on Sea, just to west of the pier and next to the Adventure Island Amusement Park. It's a small sandy beach which is very popular with families with small children. Its sheltered position and shallow profile make it a safe place for young children to paddle.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Southend on Sea

Local authority: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ883849

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Southend - Three Shells Beach

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

Tourist Information

Southend
Tourist Information Centre
Pier Entrance
Western Esplanade
Southen-on-Sea
Essex
England
SS1 1EE

Phone 01702 618747
Email vic@southend.gov.uk
http://www.visitsouthend.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 22 October

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1009
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 67%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1017
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:34 BST
(01:34 GMT)
Low Tide
09:01 BST
(08:01 GMT)
High Tide
14:49 BST
(13:49 GMT)
Low Tide
21:06 BST
(20:06 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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Three Shells is considered a family beach with lots of facilities and entertainments close by, and it is close to the town centre.

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