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Martello Tower (Clacton) Beach

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Martello Tower (Clacton) Beach - Essex

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A sandy beach named after a small defensive fort known as a 'Martello Tower', which dates back to the nineteenth century. Plenty of facilities including beach huts and a campsite. Popular clifftop gardens overlooking the beach.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned during the summer.

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Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Crazy golf/putting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point
  • Lost child centre
  • Shop
  • Beach hut hire
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Clacton-On-Sea

Postcode

CO15 1XY

OS grid ref.

TM 1676 1370

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award
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