Many of Essex’s highlights can be found close to Clacton-on-Sea, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Among the places not to miss are the fabulous St. Osyth Beach and the fantastic Beth Chatto Garden. Two other interesting attractions that are located close by Clacton-on-Sea are St. Peter-on-the-Wall and Mistley Towers.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a rewarding holiday destination. Spend a while discovering the exhibits at the Old Harwich Lighthouse in Harwich.
Stroll the streets to discover the many fascinating attractions Essex has to offer. Essex is filled with reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to the Beacon Hill Fort in Harwich.
If you love sports, you’ll enjoy seeing Clacton-on-Sea favorites, the Ipswich Town FC, take to the field at Portman Road, Ipswich. To look like a local, don’t forget to pack some blue, red and white, the colors of the Ipswich Town FC.
To make sure you get the most out of Clacton-on-Sea, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Lifehouse Spa & Hotel, the Pier at Harwich, and the popular BEST WESTERN The Rose And Crown Colchester.