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Explore Westcliff

A short walk along the seafront from Southend will take you to nearby Westcliff, where there's lots of great things to see and do.

With beaches, theatres, great independent shopping and a wealth of places to eat and drink, check out our guide to Westcliff below and see why it's well worth a visit.

Westcliff is home to the town’s two theatre venues; The Cliffs Pavilion and the Palace Theatre. Hosting a range of live music, stand-up comedy, musicals and plays throughout the year. Along the seafront, you can enjoy stunning views from the cliffs or visit Genting Casino if you’re feeling lucky!

Hamlet Court Road, in the heart of Westcliff-on-Sea, has a relaxed and inclusive atmosphere. This cosmopolitan street of independent retailers provides an eclectic mix of shops.

These include vintage shops, cafes, florists, bakers, a greengrocers, jewellers and a wool shop, many offering online shopping services. High street names Boots, Cooperative, Greggs, Post Office, Sainsbury’s, Savers, Tesco and Wimpy are also represented. To find out more about shopping in Hamlet Court Road visit their website.

Ample free on-street parking is available plus two car parks. Nearby Westcliff Station offers a regular c2c train service to Fenchurch Street in as little as 45 mins.

Westcliff Train Station

Westcliff is an elegant town just west of Southend. It’s home to Cliffs Pavilion theatre which...

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