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Thorpe Bay Beach, Southend on Sea, Essex

Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea, UK


Thorpe Bay is a sandy beach located in the Southend-on-Sea and located slightly over a mile to the east of Southend Pier

Thorpe Bay has received a Blue Flag 2020 for achieving excellence in beach cleanliness and for safe pedestrian access.  It is a good destination for water sports such as kayaking, windsurfing and sailing.

Thorpe Bay is well known for its beach huts and whilst many are privately owned a few are available for hire.


  • Parking : On Site Paid
  • Outside food allowed
  • Onsite restaurant available
  • Baby friendly
  • Host Birthday Parties

What to see :

Hire Beach Huts

Nearby there are tennis courts, a bowling club and a paddling pool

Shopping area named ‘The Broadway’ where a range of services, shops and restaurants can be found.

Thing to note :


Typical Time Spent :

8 hrs

Suitable Age :

0+ Years


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Open Month:

All Months

Address :

Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea, UK

Nearest Station :

Thorpe Bay

Accessible by Public Transport :


Reach here :

There is pay-for-parking along Thorpe esplanade with access onto the beach via a slipway.

If you prefer not to drive to the beach there is also a train station with direct services to London. 


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