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
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.
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.
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.
Guide to Westfield Stratford City
From florists to photography, electronics to lingerie Westfield Shopping Centre has something for everyone