"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Walton-on-the-Naze

Walton-on-the-Naze is a small town in Essex, England, on the North Sea coast in the Tendring district. It is north of Clacton and south of the port of Harwich. It abuts Frinton-on-Sea to the south, and is part of the parish of Frinton and Walton. It is a resort town, with a permanent population of about 6,000. It attracts many visitors, The Naze being the main attraction. There is also a pier.

The parish was earlier known as Walton-le-Soken. The name 'Walton' is a common one meaning a 'farmstead or village of the Britons', while 'Soken' denotes the soke (an area of special jurisdiction) that included Thorpe, Kirby and Walton.

Walton has an HM Coastguard team and houses Thames MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre), organising rescues from Southwold to Herne Bay.

Walton-on-the-Naze railway station is on a branch of the Sunshine Coast Line.

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM251216

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Things to see and do in and around Walton-on-the-Naze

  • Walton Pier Bowl
  • Walton Pier
  • Naze Tower
  • Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre
  • Space Kingdom
  • REVIVAL
  • Seaquarium at Clacton Pier
  • Felixstowe Museum
  • Clacton Pier
  • Felixstowe Museum

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 Wednesday 28 June

06:00


Chance of rain 69%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 996
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 994
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 994
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 994
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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