Visit Clacton-On-Sea

Clacton-on-Sea, the largest town on the Essex Coast, is a seaside town with a up to date twist making it a busy but affordable seaside town. It boasts lots of entertainment facilities including a pleasure pier, arcades, the Princes and the Westcliffe Theatres, a golf course, seafront areas, water sports and an airfield offering fantastic flights.

The large shopping area contains many of the more famous national chains, independent stores as well as loads of restaurants to get your taste buds going which is a common theme throughout the place. Just outside of town is the Clacton Factory Outlet offering a vast range of stores with famous name brands at lower prices.

Clacton Pier is part of the tourism heritage and filled with history since it first opened to the public in June 1871. Clacton Pier was bought on 16th March 2009 by The Ball people and now are happy to offer a range of indoor and outdoor entertainment for everyone. Clacton Pier is the best idea for a great day out. They have developed the indoor entertainments area giving the visitors a fantastic place for families to visit and have fun all year round. They have kids, family and thrill rides spread over 5 acres giving a wide range of choice for all. The undercover section houses nine attractions allowing visitors ride whatever the weather. Outside they have a range of thrill and family rides along with the newly opened activity zone which include Bumper Boats and Go Karts. The Boardwalk Bar and Café Cappuccino has a comfortable atmosphere set in a contemporary interior. The menu includes alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, teas and coffees, snacks and meals all freshly prepared. Soak up the golden rays of sun and savour the best sea view in Clacton, while you enjoy a beer or your favourite refreshment. Situated by the beache at the front of the pier the Sunshine Terrace has been recently developed expanding the area and improving the facilities, making it a choice location to dwell with your friends and family on a sunny day. The Lanes Bowling Centre is open 7 days a week with bowling offers and great value packages to suit all. It is also the great venue for Bowling Parties either for birthdays or a special get together. You can go ‘cosmic’ and bowl to the sounds of disco using the latest in hi-tec audio visual equipment. The Casino Arcade has an indoor world of amusements, kids of all ages love the electrifying thrill of the amusement arcade, keeping you entertained for hours. They have redemption amusements, video games, American pool and traditional prize amusements. You can also get something to eat at the American Diner and enjoy one of the juicy burgers and tasty fries. A selection of childrens meals are also available.

Experience a life aquatic at the Clacton Pier SeaQuarium. Get up close and personal with a wonderful collection of sea creatures from around the world. Visit the super and enchanting world of the clown fish, cherish to visit the red bellied piranhas or keep an eye out for our incredible smooth hound sharks. The Aquarist and staff are on hand to assist with any questions that you may have with talks and tours bookable in advance. The newly opened Kingsman Suite is tastefully designed as a flexible space to accommodate a wide variety of events and functions. It can be used for parties, school visits, meetings & seminars, staff training, small exhibitions and green room for film work. This suite is available for hire throughout the year

Clacton-on-Sea, the largest town on the Essex Coast, is a seaside town with a up to date twist making it a busy but affordable seaside town. It boasts lots of entertainment facilities including a pleasure pier, arcades, the Princes and the Westcliffe Theatres, a golf course, seafront areas, water sports and an airfield offering fantastic flights.

The large shopping area contains many of the more famous national chains, independent stores as well as loads of restaurants to get your taste buds going which is a common theme throughout the place. Just outside of town is the Clacton Factory Outlet offering a vast range of stores with famous name brands at lower prices.

Clacton Pier is part of the tourism heritage and filled with history since it first opened to the public in June 1871. Clacton Pier was bought on 16th March 2009 by The Ball people and now are happy to offer a range of indoor and outdoor entertainment for everyone. Clacton Pier is the best idea for a great day out. They have developed the indoor entertainments area giving the visitors a fantastic place for families to visit and have fun all year round. They have kids, family and thrill rides spread over 5 acres giving a wide range of choice for all. The undercover section houses nine attractions allowing visitors ride whatever the weather. Outside they have a range of thrill and family rides along with the newly opened activity zone which include Bumper Boats and Go Karts. The Boardwalk Bar and Café Cappuccino has a comfortable atmosphere set in a contemporary interior. The menu includes alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, teas and coffees, snacks and meals all freshly prepared. Soak up the golden rays of sun and savour the best sea view in Clacton, while you enjoy a beer or your favourite refreshment. Situated by the beache at the front of the pier the Sunshine Terrace has been recently developed expanding the area and improving the facilities, making it a choice location to dwell with your friends and family on a sunny day. The Lanes Bowling Centre is open 7 days a week with bowling offers and great value packages to suit all. It is also the great venue for Bowling Parties either for birthdays or a special get together. You can go ‘cosmic’ and bowl to the sounds of disco using the latest in hi-tec audio visual equipment. The Casino Arcade has an indoor world of amusements, kids of all ages love the electrifying thrill of the amusement arcade, keeping you entertained for hours. They have redemption amusements, video games, American pool and traditional prize amusements. You can also get something to eat at the American Diner and enjoy one of the juicy burgers and tasty fries. A selection of childrens meals are also available.

Experience a life aquatic at the Clacton Pier SeaQuarium. Get up close and personal with a wonderful collection of sea creatures from around the world. Visit the super and enchanting world of the clown fish, cherish to visit the red bellied piranhas or keep an eye out for our incredible smooth hound sharks. The Aquarist and staff are on hand to assist with any questions that you may have with talks and tours bookable in advance. The newly opened Kingsman Suite is tastefully designed as a flexible space to accommodate a wide variety of events and functions. It can be used for parties, school visits, meetings & seminars, staff training, small exhibitions and green room for film work. This suite is available for hire throughout the year