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Holland-on-sea Beach

Clacton on Sea, Essex

Holland-on-Sea is included in the stretch of coastline from St Osyth to Walton on-the-Naze which also incorporates Jaywick and Clacton. This is a quieter area than Clacton.

Beach Type



Country park


Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the country park and the beach. This is an excellent area to spot migrant birds.

Water Quality





Dog restrictions apply.

Tourist Information

Clacton-on-Sea Tourist Information Centre. 23 Pier Avenue. Clacton-on-Sea. Essex. CO15 1QD. Tel: 01255 423400. Fax: 01255 430906.


Nearest town: Clacton on Sea
County: Essex
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8127, 1.22759
Postcode: CO15 5TZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Take the A133 from Colchester towards Clacton. The B1032 leads to Holland-on-Sea.

Public Transport

Seafront open-top buses. There are also bus routes from Clacton-on-Sea.

Nearest Railway Stations

Kirby Cross (Approx. 2 miles away)
Frinton-on-Sea (Approx. 2 miles away)
Walton-on-the-Naze (Approx. 3 miles away)
Clacton-on-Sea (Approx. 3 miles away)
Thorpe-le-Soken (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Several Pay and Display car parks are available plus parking along the Marine Parade.

Nearby Car Parks

Holland Haven, Holland-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Brighton Road, Holland-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
York Road, Holland-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Frinton Upon Sea Station, Frinton (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Ipswich Road, Holland-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Hazlemere Road, Holland-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Luff Way, Walton-on-the-naze (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Seafront Bays, Clacton-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Clacton Factory Outlet, Clacton (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Station Yard, Walton-on-the-Naze (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Clacton on Sea