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Chalkwell Beach

Chalkwell Esplanade | Chalkwell, Southend-on-Sea SS0 8JQ, England
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Pleasant small beach

Compared to the glorious Dutch or Belgian shore, this is just a tiny pebbly little beach. But still... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hermes_NL
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The Hague, The Netherlands
via mobile
Is a nice quiet family beach if ...

I have been there a few times I really love the place u see most family’s so there is no drunks or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yasmin_Boukhemia
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London, United Kingdom
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Chalkwell Esplanade | Chalkwell, Southend-on-Sea SS0 8JQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Compared to the glorious Dutch or Belgian shore, this is just a tiny pebbly little beach. But still pleasant and well facilitated. Probably the nicest one in the Southend area - even though The Leigh-on-sea beach have given themselves a best beach award :-)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there a few times I really love the place u see most family’s so there is no drunks or bad behaviour what’s really nice in my opinion The only problem is because that’s a river it can happen u go and don’t...More

1  Thank Yasmin_Boukhemia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the plus side, I was able to park for a maximum of two hours without incurring a fee. Welcomed the short walk to the beach, which was busy without being over-crowded on a hot day at the start of the school summer vacation. The...More

1  Thank 42roberty
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time we went to the Chalkwell beach 🏖 with my youngest daughter,it was school trip lots of young children went there .this beach is really good for young children.if you have young children you can go but one thing no shops near the beach...More

2  Thank Jay A
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place, and close to London! We had already a couple of weekends spent there as I'm a sea lover!

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Very close to London, travelling by underground to new ham, and taking the c2c train to chalkwell was thrilling.... Just within an hours ride...the chalkwell beach is right adjoining the train station. Its by chance that I landed here on a bright Sunny day... Being...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Chalkwell beach is a lovely area with sandy beaches and great for a day out at the seaside. Have a swim in the sea when the tide is in and enjoy the sunshine in this lovely area of Chalkwell. Right next to the Station for...More

1  Thank Rosy567
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

I have no idea what you people see in this place. I, my mum and sister came here yesterday expecting what the pictures were showing us and what the reviews were telling us however it was damp, disgusting, full of algae and muddy. The smells...More

6  Thank Hannah S
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Does have any fishing Peeir around this beach?? I knew there is a fishing peeir in southend sea. uf anybody know it pls lets know. thanks

Thank Saidur S
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Was so nice to find a beach that does not allow blooming dogs on, well done Southend council. Can enjoy a walk without fear of treading in something horrible.

2  Thank nemojohn13
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Kelly3211
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Response from Brookman |
Its 5 mins walk from the station (come out and turn right and there's a wheelchair accessible ramp immediately on your right). The station platform itself though isn't as far as I'm aware wheelchair accessible up to street... More
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