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Three Shells Beach and Lagoon

Western Esplanade, Southend on Sea, SS1 1EE
  • Playground
  • Toilets

Three Shells is a popular choice, particularly for families. Its central location places it at the heart of activity with Adventure Island, The Pier, High Street, numerous cafes, shops, and amusements nearby. It has a fantastic play area for the kids, with a shower and toilets, as well as easy access to the Three Shells cafe.

The Lagoon area is perfect for families, it boasts a sandy beach area with water to splash about in, no matter the tide timing. There are even deckchairs available to hire to really get settled in for the day.

Please note that a BBQ ban is in place – There is a current Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in place banning the use of BBQs on all Southend Beaches.

Read more here.

Dog Control Orders:

No dogs are allowed on Southend’s beaches between 1st May and 30th September. Every person in charge of a dog (except guide dogs) who permits the dog to enter or remain on the beach during this period can be fined.

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