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West Mersea Beach

Colchester CO5 8DE, England
+44 1206 385822
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Fishermans and oysters island

Our family fall in love with this island. Its famous as oyesters heaven, but moore of that we like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristina K
via mobile
Steam train ride to this place

I think it would suit people who like sea side resort scene. I has a lot of the usual shops and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
guy_hubb
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Toowoomba, Australia
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“west mersea”(8 reviews)
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Colchester CO5 8DE, England
+44 1206 385822
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family fall in love with this island. Its famous as oyesters heaven, but moore of that we like serenity and vibes around it. Many places to relax and to eat. Most of it we like to go crabing! Always so exiting about that. Or...More

Thank Kristina K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think it would suit people who like sea side resort scene. I has a lot of the usual shops and guest houses. Overall an average beach and resort. Not my scene at all. The steam train ride made it very good which is an...More

1  Thank guy_hubb
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great get away beach . Its such a shame the costal path has had to be closed due to erosion . However a great place to walk,sit and relax .

Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A natural beach behind the salt marsh. Goes on for miles. Not OTT with shops and amusements, just a nice natural beach

1  Thank billmA2195UR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here after lunch and also after a very long morning walk at Cudmmore Grove Country Park. So as we had already had a very busy morning we just walked for about an hour or so on this lovely unspoilt beach. Simply perfect for walking...More

1  Thank places2seeplaces2go
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the beach after lunch. It was late afternoon on a Saturday, so scattered with a few people and families. It was clean, easy and cheap to park nearby. Didn't see any litter and the locals are so friendly and chatty. We stayed till...More

1  Thank Megan G
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We visited on a cold windy April afternoon but this is just the place to have the cobwebs blown away. Visit the RLNI boathouse and buy dressed crab from Dukes stall. A perfect afternoon.

1  Thank 30Annemarie16
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Lovely place to go on a warm summers' day, always seems genteel and a bit like stepping back in time. You have to wear shoes in the water though as there are lots of oysters.

1  Thank kyiv123
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Ever changing views as the tides come in and go out. Good place to have a short break. Gets very busy in the summer and when regattas are on. March can be a bit dismal but it's normally deserted, which is good. On good days...More

2  Thank LauraAppleby
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The best Beach Hut along West Mersea Beach. It is big enough for Family and Friends and I mean a BIG Beach Hut. It has views directly out to sea and has all the equipment to have a very good experience. The car park is...More

2  Thank Roy C
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I’m sorry I have no idea what “grabbing” is 🤔
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Gemma R
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yes the beach is open for dogs
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