Lots of wonderful places to discover
Clacton-on-Sea is known for its sandy beaches, vibrant seaside atmosphere, and traditional seaside resort attractions.
The town has a long history as a popular holiday destination, particularly during the summer months. It became a popular resort town in the 19th century when the development of railways made it more accessible to visitors from London.
The town has a selection of shops, restaurants, cafes, and pubs, providing plenty of options for visitors and there are also bus and train services that connect Clacton-on-Sea to Thorpe-le-Soken.
Clacton Pier one of the town’s most famous landmarks, was opened in 1871 and has a range of family attractions including fairground rides and a big wheel, 10 pin bowling, soft play, adventure golf, arcade games and much more.
In addition to its beaches and pier, Clacton-on-Sea offers a range of amenities and activities for visitors. There are various entertainment venues including a cinema, two theatres, Westcliff Theatre and Prince Theatre offering a wide range of entertainment throughout the season and a bingo venue at Buzz Bingo.
The town also has parks, gardens, and green spaces, including the picturesque Clacton-on-Sea Golf Club.
Celebrating its 31st event this year is the Clacton Air Show which is a spectacular event featuring dynamic aerial displays and land-based entertainment and attractions.
Explore Clacton with a trip on Clacton Breeze, the open top bus service with 24 stops that you can get on and off at and the round-trip journey takes approximately 30 minutes.
The town has a selection of shops, hairdressers, beauty salons, restaurants, cafes, and pubs, providing plenty of options for visitors and there are bus and train services that connect Clacton-on-Sea and Thorpe-le-Soken.