Make moments you'll remember
Like the time you found that gem of a fish and chip shop by the sea. Or discovered that stunning secret view. Or did London large with your mates.
Whether it’s braving that scary ride for the first time, or that pint of artisan ale at that pub by the sea, or that cycle ride along the seafront where you can't stop laughing with your mates. Find your moment in less than an hour from London to the seaside.
Discover Southend's beaches
Southend-on-Sea happens to be one of the warmest and driest places in the UK which is why it’s been a popular UK holiday spot for hundreds of years (even the Tudors used to summer here).
It has a long, sweeping stretch of coastline with beautiful Blue Flag beaches. From the sandy Shoebury East Beach to crab-hunting in Chalkwell there’s a real variety of waterfront activity on offer to suit whatever your mood.
Family days out in London
With easy connections to Greenwich peninsula, docklands, Stratford and of course the centre of the city itself, you can explore all the amazing things to do in London.
From the London Aquarium on the Southbank to the city farm in the heart of trendy Spitalfields, you'll never be stuck for things to do in London. Here’s our guide to the top activities for the young and young at heart.