HOTELS IN Southend-on-Sea

About Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on-Sea is a resort town on the Thames Estuary in Essex, in the South East of England. The well-known resort has an array of historical sites and many magnificent beaches. It's also home to an aquarium and theme park, a perfect day trip for families looking for fun things to do in Essex.

Don't waste time feel free to book in at one of our friendly hotels near Southend-on-Sea.

Adventure Island

Adventure Island Fun Park is a fun-packed day out for the whole family. The popular park has over 40 exciting rides and attractions, including family favourites such as the water rides, the roller coasters and the go-karts.

There's something for everyone at Adventure Island, with plenty of great places to eat and drink, as well as some wonderful souvenirs to take home with you.

Southend Pier

Southend Pier is a major landmark in Southend-on-Sea. Extending 1.34 miles into the Thames Estuary, it is the longest pleasure pier in the world.

When you're on the Pier you will notice a number of food stalls to choose from, including fish and chips, doughnuts, and ice cream. The pier also allows fishing, bring your rod, you never know!

Shoebury East Beach

Shoebury East Beach is a beautiful beach on the Thames Estuary in Essex. It has a large car park and toilets, a cafe, fishing tackle shop and toilets.

There are lots of colourful beach huts and plenty of space for dogs to run free, but do remember dogs are only allowed on the beach between 1st October and 30th April.

Eating And Drinking In Southend-On-Sea

Eating And Drinking In Southend-On-Sea

Featherblade is a highly rated steakhouse based off Leigh Road in Southend-on-Sea. The restaurant serve only the finest quality steak, with a wide variety of cuts available for both the carnivore and vegetarian alike.

The chefs at Featherblade are very happy to help guide you in selecting the perfect cut of steak for you.

Oyster Court Sports Bar & Brasserie opened in 2016. We have been a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. The sports bar has HD TVs to ensure you can watch your favourite sports in style.

You’ll also find that the food menu has a wide variety including pizzas, light bites, and salads.

The Peterboat is a traditional pub located on the seafront. The views from the pub and its terrace, which has wooden chairs and tables, are stunning in any weather, with panoramic views of the sea and coastline.

The lovely pub serves delicious food, from freshly-cooked fish to delicious pub classics like chicken wings, as well as a wide range of local and imported beers.

Things To Do In Southend-On-Sea

Things To Do In Southend-On-Sea

Sea Life Adventure is the very first Zoo with an Aquarium in the UK. When visiting you will see lots of animals, from monkeys, meerkats to a variety of fish.

You will not be bored when visiting here, there is a great range of fun attractions aimed at keeping the whole family entertained.

The Palace Theatre is a theatre in the town of Westcliff-on-Sea in the English county of Essex. The theatre presents a range of performances, including drama and music.

Furthermore, the theatre has a licensed bar so you can enjoy refreshments while watching your favourite show.

Chalkwell is a lovely park in West Mersea, Essex. The ornamental gardens are renowned for their colourful bedding displays and are regularly praised by visitors.

In addition to the stunning Gardens, Chalkwell also offers an environment garden and a rose garden recognised by national societies including the National Rose Society.

Shopping In Southend-On-Sea

Shopping In Southend-On-Sea

Victoria Shopping Centre is an exciting, vibrant place to shop. In the heart of Southend-on-Sea we offer a wide range of shops from Next, Peacocks, and H.Samuel along with a few cafes including Starbucks and Café Espresso.

Two Tree Gallery is a lovely gallery in the heart of Leigh. Here, you will find paintings and jewellery from local artists. The gallery has been open for many years, and it is well-known throughout the region as an excellent place to purchase art.

Vino Vero is a wine shop and tasting room in Southend-On-Sea. Visitors can sample over 200 bottles that can be purchased by the case or glass. The knowledgeable staff offers recommendations from a curated selection of vineyards from around the world.

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