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Jaywick Beach

Clacton on Sea, Essex

This is a private sandy beach that has recently been reconstructed with the addition of thousands of tons of sand. This has extended the beach and made access from Clacton easier. There is parking at the beach and public toilets at either end.

Beach Type



There is a kiosk


Jet ski launching from a private boat yard

Nature and Wildlife

Sea wall walk to Essex Wildlife Trust Reserve.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

This beach is cleaned manually in high season.

Tourist Information

Clacton-on-Sea Tourist Information Centre. 23 Pier Avenue. Clacton-on-Sea. Essex. CO15 1QD. Tel: 01255 42340. Fax: 01255 43096


Nearest town: Clacton on Sea
County: Essex
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7721, 1.11449
Postcode: CO15 2HN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Jaywick is to the south of the B1027 coming from Colchester.

Public Transport

There are buses from Clacton and Colchester.

Nearest Railway Stations

Clacton-on-Sea (Approx. 2 miles away)
Weeley (Approx. 5 miles away)
Great Bentley (Approx. 6 miles away)
Thorpe-le-Soken (Approx. 6 miles away)
Kirby Cross (Approx. 7 miles away)

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


Both Pay and Display. and free parking is available.

Nearby Car Parks

Jaywick Beach, Jaywick (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
St Christophers Way, Jaywick (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Hastings Avenue, Clacton-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Martello Bay, Clacton-on-sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Old Road, Clacton-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Alton Park Road, Clacton-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Jackson Road, Clacton (Long stay).
About 2 miles away
Agate Road, Clacton-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Wellesley Road, Clacton-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
High Street, Clacton-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Clacton on Sea