"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 Sunday 19 August

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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