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These are just some of the experiences that we have on offer; your holiday can be as lively or as relaxed as you wish it to be!

Visit our "Places to visit" page or What's on for things to do in Essex, Clacton and the surrounding area.

Seafronts & Beaches
• Traditional fun packed piers
• Amusement facilities
• Historical points of interest
• Crazy golf
• Leisure centres
• Cinemas
• Bingo halls
• Equestrian centres
• Badminton and tennis clubs
• Pleasure flights
• Sailing clubs and marinas
• Children’s activity centres
• Play parks
• Skate parks
• Assortment of shops
• Trendy restaurants
• Cafés
• Pubs
• Wine bars
• Night clubs
• Vibrant arts scene
• Theatres
  Princes Theatre
  West Cliff Theatre
  Frinton Summer Theatre
• Ferry trips & excursions
• Petting zoo’s / farms
• Paintball
• Corporate entertainment
• Carnivals
• Tendring Hundred Show


Visit our "What's on" page for local event listings.

With a diverse mix of seaside fun, stunning landscapes and cultural and heritage experiences, there is always something to do on the Essex Sunshine Coast.


Visit our What's On page for information about local events and things to do, places to visit and attractions.

A host of attractions will keep you occupied on your visit, fun and games at Clacton Pier, bowling at Clacton Pavilion. Watersports at Curve Wake Park. The music festival and regatta at Brighlingsea, the Redoubt Fort, Electric Palace Cinema to the Maritime Trail in Historic Harwich, Guided Walks, the Towers, the Witchfinders Way in Mistley and Manningtree, the Martello Tower in Jaywick to the unique Naze Tower and Pier in Walton and not forgetting the wide range of events that take place throughout the year, from annual airshows, carnivals, village fetes, town fairs, cycling events to water sports.

The Archive Alive Mobile Cinema Tour - More Info HERE and check out the latest tour on their website: www.archivealive.org
A buzzing local nightlife includes an assortment of pubs, clubs, wine bars, restaurants and music establishments.  Both the Princes and the West Cliff Theatres offer a vast mix of dance, comedy, plays, musicals and children’s shows as well as the Frinton Summer Theatre which is the longest standing repertory theatre in the Country.    

For ideas for things to see and do call the Tourist Information Centre, Clacton 01255 686633.

Panto at the Princes Theatre

Princes Theatre has an annual panto

The vibrant and varied nightlife is one not to be missed with plenty of trendy wine bars, pubs and clubs on offer. We have a thriving and well-established music, theatre and the visual arts scene.

Visit our link to Tendring District Councils What's On page for more information about events happening in and around the area or for more information on Leisure & Culture locally.

Click here for entertainment listings!

Clacton Zoo

Animal petting zoo at the Martello Tower Clacton sea front

Princes Theatre Clacton

The Princes Theatre in Clacton  has a busy schedule of shows  throughout the year including Clacton Youth Theatre


Video showing the construction of murals on Clacton Seafront





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Contact Clacton Tourist Information Centre - Tel: 01255 686633 - e-mail: clactontic@tendringdc.gov.uk


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