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For great shopping you can't beat the Tendring District in North Essex! Either in one of our charming small towns, or visit nearby larger towns such as Colchester or Ipswich.

Some of the shopping experiences on offer include;

• Big name stores
• Independently owned stores
• Frinton-on-Sea, the "Bond Street" of East Anglia.
• Clacton Covered Market
Local farm shops
• Local fish fresh off the boat
Farmer Markets
• Traditional markets
• Continental markets

Fancy some retail therapy?

"a shoppers paradise; from the 'Bond Street of Essex,' in Frinton-on-Sea to Clacton's Factory Outlet Shopping Village"

Delicatessens, traditional local stores, themed markets, fresh local produce and familiar high street stores are all available right along the Essex Sunshine Coast. 

Larger towns have a varied selection of shops, ranging from familiar high street names to the more individual stores. 

The Clacton Factory Outlet is ideally located on the outskirts of the town and is just a short journey from the seaside. A wide range of individual stores with famous name brands in fashion, footwear, sportswear, outdoor equipment, household items, jewellery, accessories, books and much more are available at discounts of up to 60% off high street price or just a little further up the road is the Triangle Shopping Centre, Frinton-on-Sea, where you can find all your daily needs.

Just outside of the Sunshine Coast, only a short drive away is Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town which offers an assortment of retail outlets.  Slightly further afield is Ipswich with its great a great variety of stores and two modern shopping centres or Lakeside Shopping Centre with over 300 store all under one roof just an hour or so away!

After a strenuous days shopping you could relax and unwind and be pampered in one of the many hair or beauty boutiques locally.

You can park for free in our Council run car parks (except Holland Haven and Walton-on-the-Naze) from 3pm to 8am, check out the official website for more details!.

Out & About clothing Manningtree

Out & About in Manningtree offers outdoor sportswear for men and women along with great gifts and things for the home

Clacton Factory Outlet

Check out the Clacton Factory
Outlet website for regular
events and markets

The Marisa Arna gallery in
Thorpe-le-Soaken specialises in hand
made jewelery, also has a selection of art,
cards and scarves and accessories

Great Danes Frinton-on-Sea

Small independent stores like
Great Danes in are what makes
Frinton-on-Sea a popular
shopping desitnation





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