Clacton-on-Sea has something to offer everyone an award winning beach, a fun packed pier now with a 6 lane bowling alley, plus the new Pavillion entertainment area with another full size bowling alley with bar and restaurant with a sea view. Beautifully maintained seafront gardens (Green Flag Award 2013/14, amusements, water sports and newly refurbished leisure centre, indeed all the attractions you would expect from a traditional seaside resort and one of the east coast’s most popular destinations.
As well as the daytime fun Clacton offers a varied vibrant nightlife with its two theaters, The Princes and the West Cliff attracting top showbiz names as well as a plethora of pubs, night clubs and restaurants to suit all tastes.
If a few hours shopping is your ideal way to relax then you will not be disappointed with the range of shops in the town centre, nearby Great Clacton also hosts a range of independent shops and Clacton Factory Shopping Village, with shops offering discounts of up to 60% on high street prices. There’s also Connaught Avenue in Frinton, with it’s individual owned shops.
Clacton also boasts an array of events taking place throughout the year including a two day Air Show.
The seafront gardens are a much loved part of Clacton’s seafront with their themed areas playing a big part in the town’s success in last year’s Anglia in Bloom bronze award for best Coastal resort.
Nearby Jaywick has some of the finest beaches on the Essex Sunshine Coast and offers the ideal spot for a seaside picnic day out.
So whether you want to step up the pace on holiday or wind down a gear or two Clacton allows you to do both. From Magic City, a kid’s paradise, to tea dances, Clacton can satisfy both the young and young at heart.