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There's lots of watersports to enjoy beside our seaside, the perfect addition to a fun-packed Southend getaway or day trip. So why not start planning your next visit today?

Seven miles of coastline make Southend the perfect place to try out a water sport or two! Dip your toe in the water and tackle kitesurfing at Shoebury. Or open water swimming at Chalkwell. How about Paddleboarding at Leigh or even Kayaking at Two Tree Island?

How you decide to enjoy the water is up to you. But dive into our guide of venues and organisations to help you do it safely below.

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