Ready for excitement? Scream the loudest on rollercoaster RAGE at Adventure Island, one of the UK's favourite theme parks. Plunge to earth on SkyDrop, brave the Pharaoh's Fury or take your little pirates on the Jumping Jolly Rogers.

Ride the railway to the end of Southend's famous pier then check out its eventful history at Pier Museum. Treat the kids to a trip beneath the waves to come face to face with a shark or a stingray at Sea Life Adventure centre.

At Leigh on Sea's Heritage Centre hear about the town's links with the Mayflower and the six little ships which helped the evacuation of the Dunkirk beaches.

Thinking about where to go in Sounthend? Southend has attractions to suit everyone, with fun and adventure for kids and grown ups alike. Find out more by following the links below...


Featured Attractions

Southend Pier

The longest pleasure pier in the world - at 1.33 miles long. There is a walkway or a railway service to the Pier head. Why not visit the Pier Museum or the RNLI lifeboat, café and gift shop. Open every day except Christmas Day.

Adventure Island

'You only pay if you play' and with over 60 rides & attractions, there's something for the whole family to enjoy. Four roller coasters including 'Rage' with it's 75ft drop and 360 degree band roll, the only coaster of it's kind in England.

Marine Activities Centre

Southend Marine Activities Centre is a Royal Yachting Association Training Centre & the only ‘Fast Forward' windsurfing instruction centre in the eastern region.Try windsurfing, powerboating, jetskiing or canoeing.

Cliffs Pavilion

Southend's premier entertainment complex, the Cliffs Pavilion is a great place to experience live performances. The region's leading theatre and concert hall, programmes include touring West End musicals, ballet, concerts and comedy.

Sea Life Adventure

You will come face to face with many marine creatures that you would find locally in the Thames Estuary, such as Rays, Crabs, Starfish and many more. We also have a vast tropical section with an array of creatures from more exotic waters.

MFA Bowl

At MFA Bowl, not only do we offer great bowling but also a great amusement arcade area too. Our sites have the latest, state of the art amusements and games where you can blast away and battle against your friends and families.

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