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“A evening at the beach”

Shoebury East Beach
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Rochford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A evening at the beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

Nice weather and not too crowded the play area is idea my daughter and son love it the beach was tidy no problems

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Mansfield, Ohio
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85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Beware the bricks and the tide”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2013

This is an ideal beach for young families; it slopes gently and the firm sand is safe to walk on for miles (literally) out into the estuary. Note that there's a relatively deep channel about a quarter mile out and this fills first when the tide comes in. Not deep but fills with a strong current an adult will not easily wade through and keep his footing. Note also there was a brickworks here in the early 20th Century and they used their reject bricks as a sea wall. So digging in the sand near the short occasionally yields hard surprises with sharp corners

Visited May 2013
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6 Thank Eddy E
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“East Beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

Large grassed area with direct access to mainly stony beach, water quality very good. Large separate pay & display council care park on site. Toilet facilities are ok but need more at very busy times. Refreshments & ice creams etc from a mobile take away, great area for a picnics though.

Visited July 2013
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3 Thank Ang123a
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Shoeburyness
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59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Beach and park with toilets”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

It used to be littered with late night revellers and the problems that brings but the council lock the car park at dusk so it's less of a problem now. During daylight it's a nice place to picnic although the permenant cafe is yet to be replace a decent van provides refreshments and teh tiolets are reasonable. The beach is a bit limited, rocky ans sparce due to 'long shore drift' as they said at school. The breakwaters are knackered and the sand gets washed away is what's happened. Great for kite surfing and on a crisp clear night a huge expanse with no light polution great for star gazing.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank ShoeburynessTolly
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“So clean!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

A great clean beach which was a delight to visit.Alot of variety for children and a lot of stalls to buy things like flipflops,sunhats etc,

Visited July 2013
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Thank ballyneill
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