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Kids Days Out In Southend On Sea

About Southend - Southend-on-Sea, situated at the mouth of the Thames Estuary, has long been a favourite seaside resort, with its close proximity to London. Most famous for its Pier and beach, the town has a range of attractions to offer, including the annual illuminations on the seafront, boat trips, the Golden Mile of arcades, attractions and of course the famous Kursall with bowling rink, dancing, arcades and bars

Shopping - The Victoria Plaza Shopping Centre is at the top-end of the High Street, with direct access to Southend Victoria train station. Formerly known as the Victoria Circus shopping centre, this is now under cover, has over 40 stores. When mentioning shopping in Southend, it's also important to mention the Victoria Lanes market and there's also the huge open-air Roots Hall Market on a Thursday, at the football ground. 

Things to do and days out - Plenty to do here in Southend. Sealife Adventure Adventure is open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day and you will find over 30 aquatic displays featuring a wealth of marine marvels from starfish to sharks, piranhas to stingrays.

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Shoebury East Beach

Enjoy a relaxing day at the beach


A distance away from the main arcades and attractions of Southend-on-Sea, this beach provides an ideal spot for a relaxing picnic and water sport enthusiasts.

  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - see website

  • Kids Days Out visits:
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