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Best things to do in Southend-on-Sea

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Theme Park
“Absolute must-see for families and thrill seekers! With a wide variety of rides whatever your age, there is something for everyone and I have yet to meet a child who doesn't love this place! Best part is that you can enter the theme park for free and have a look at the rides before you decide whether or not to get an all-day wristband. (You can buy tickets for individual rides but this works out much more expensive). Top Tip: In the summer holidays it's open late (until 10/11pm on warm days) and you can buy wristbands for half price after 6pm. ”
12local recommendations
Music Venue
“Situated overhanging the cliffs, there is always some night-time entertainment, in the way of shows, comedy ormusical, etc”
8local recommendations
Museum
“You can take a train ride along the longest pleasure pier in the world or if you are feeling sprightly why not walk it”
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Cafe
“Our favourite cafe - divine breakfasts and cakes. Get there early as it's always busy”
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Sublocality
“Besides the Church with its graveyard, Leigh is full of independent shops, cafes, bars etc. It was voted the happiest town in England 2019! ”
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Pub
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“A pub with outdoor seating. A good spot in Old Leigh by the the sea (located close to Leigh on sea train station). ”
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Restaurant
“Lovely place for breakfast or lunch, 25 minute walk along the seafront to Western Esplanade. ”
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Natural Feature
“Right next to Chalkwell Train station. Cafe & toilets nearby. Walk from Chalkwell to Leigh along the cinder path next to the railway line”
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Cafe
“Perfect location for breakfast, lunch and evening dinner. Would need to book for evening meals. Tel 01702 611363”
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Burger Joint
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Ice Cream Shop
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“haha not sure where the pic comes into it...but you really do need a scooped vanilla Ice Cream Cone (not the soft one from the machine, whipped?). Made in Southend and tasting great!!!!”
5local recommendations
Bar
“Elegant Victorian pub, home to local rock music and arts scene, with vegan menu. Definitely worth the short walk to go get out the pub.”
5local recommendations
Aquarium
“This place has been much improved in recent years and even has some animals you wouldn't expect to see at a Sea Life Centre, including Meerkats! Top Tip: If you buy a wristband at Adventure Island, you can upgrade it to include Sea Life Centre entry for around a fiver - that'll keep everyone amused for the whole day!”
1local recommendations
Bar
“A very full menu and never a skinny portion. Arrive hungry and always pre-book.”
4local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Shopping centre with high-street fashion, jewellery and home stores, plus hairdressers and cafes.”
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History Museum
“The longest pleasure pier in the World. You can take a walk to the end of catch the little train !”
4local recommendations