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Three Shells Beach

Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
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Main beach west of pier.

This is the main beach west of the pier at Southend. It can get very busy due to its location close... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gatcarr4
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Aberdaron, United Kingdom
Busy but has sand

Best part with sandy beach and a lagoon that is great for the younger kids It was busy but if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam M
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1 week ago
“Busy but has sand”
1 week ago
“Hire a deck chair for £3”
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Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main beach west of the pier at Southend. It can get very busy due to its location close to the parking available on the sea front road very nearby. If you prefer more space in peak season, Southend offers many other high...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best part with sandy beach and a lagoon that is great for the younger kids It was busy but if looking for a small sandy beach this is it and near the pier as well

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three shells Beach and Lagoon is a 10 minute walk from Southend Central. It’s a small Beach area with a Lagoon and play area that's good for young children to play. It’s in a central location and close to Adventure Island. Hire a deck chair...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never ever again adults had jacket pot that tasted old the tuna and mayonnaise was disgusting my granddaughters sandwich was not nice at all same tuna was. Yuk my other grandaughter had chicken fillets and chips she tasted one chip and refused the rest and...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We always used to pick up something to eat at the Three Sheels Beach but were so disappointed with the food last time we were there that we won't be visiting again.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We all had fish and chips fish was lovely chips were horrible we all left them we all desert which was a donut with cream and ice cream was delicious service was great perfect seAt to sea fireworks

Thank Audrey B
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visited the café for afternoon tea, sat by the window watching the children have fun on the small sand beach and lagoon. Staff very good, the scones, jam and cream were lovely and soft inside. We will return here. They also have a loyalty...More

Thank John E
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here while going to adventure island as a large family group The menu was adequate cafe style food and there was something for everyone to choose The service was good and staff friendly

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is my daughters favourite part of the beach, we went to a part of the beach further down the seafront and my daughter got upset as it was very stony and she couldn't build sand castles, however this part was absolutely perfect as the...More

Thank Kirsty B
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely hot day and great to see families using it !! But please clear up after yourselves!! There are plenty of bins. A lot of improvement in the area the last few years, and a great place for families, for old fashioned fun

Thank Janie1969
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Beach is only dog friendly in winter months
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