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Places to go

All along the c2c line, there are places to entertain, excite and inspire. From cosy pubs with local ales and world class retail centres, to the British institution of friendly seaside towns: we’ve got the best tips and ideas to encourage you to explore the best of what London and South Essex has to offer. Buy your ticket, grab your friends, and enjoy.

Southend Beaches

Southend Beaches

Southend is home to a variety of beautiful beaches, some sporting prestigious Blue Flags. So whether you're after a bit of bucket and spade fun in the sand, hunting for crabs or just dipping your feet in the water you be can there in less than one hour from London by train

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Guide to Shoeburyness

Guide to Shoeburyness

Shoeburyness is either a sleepy beach, or action packed adventure, depending on what you make of it. Sandy beaches and huge sea views make Shoeburyness a different experience from the main pebble beaches of Southend. But there’s more to Shoeburyness than sand - from wildlife to local history.

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Days Out with the Family

Days Out with the Family

Whether it’s filling up the long school holidays or squeezing a bit of fun into a weekend, coming up with affordable ideas that please everyone can be tricky. Check out our great ideas for days out along the c2c route.

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Great Essex walks near London

Great Essex walks near London

There are plenty of scenic walks on the c2c route offering something for all tastes - whether you want a country stroll or a walk through British history.

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Guide to Westfield Stratford City

Guide to Westfield Stratford City

From florists to photography, electronics to lingerie Westfield Shopping Centre has something for everyone

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