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Shoebury East Beach

Southend on Sea, Southend-on-Sea

A long pebbleand sand beach with a slipway for personal watercraft, small boats and dinghies.

Beach Type

Pebble & Sand


Disabled access
First aid post and a lost child centre
There is also a slipway


Windsurfing, kitesurfing

Nature and Wildlife

Wander along the promenade.

Water Quality





Dog restrictions apply and there is a dog exercise area.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Southend-on-Sea TIC. Southend Pier. Western Esplanade SS1 1EE. Tel: 01702 215120. Fax: 01702 431449. [email protected]


Nearest town: Southend on Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5317, 0.804548
Postcode: SS3 9SG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Close to Southend-on-Sea centre. Access is via Eastern Esplanade and Thorpe Bay.

Public Transport

Shoeburyness railway station is opposite the beach. Nearest bus stop is East Beach sea front.

Nearest Railway Stations

Shoeburyness (Less than half a mile away)
Thorpe Bay (Approx. 2 miles away)
Southend East (Approx. 3 miles away)
Southend Victoria (Approx. 4 miles away)
Southend Central (Approx. 4 miles away)

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


Pay and display

Nearby Car Parks

East Beach, Shoeburyness (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Shoeburyness Station, Shoeburyness (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Vanguard Way, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Centurion Close, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
The Renown, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Shoebury Park, Southend-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Shoebury Common - North, Shoeburyness (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Shoebury Common - South, Shoeburyness (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Thorpe Esplanade, Thorpe Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
The Broadway, Thorpe Bay (Short stay).
About 1.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Southend on Sea