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Brightlingsea is a sandy beach backed by a promenade lined with colourful beach huts. Formerly an important fishing and shipbuilding area, Brightlingsea is now a haven for yachting. A popular resort with plenty of amenities.
Type of beach
Dogs friendly beach?
Dogs are not allowed on the beach from 1st May - 30th September. (From West Marsh Point covering the paddling pool area and both beaches east of pool.)
- Beach hut hire
OS grid ref.
TM 0779 1621
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Brightlingsea Beach Reviews
Please be careful on this beach. My daughter and grandsons came back with badly cut feet from the shells.