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Busy but has sand

Best part with sandy beach and a lagoon that is great for the younger kids It was busy but if... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
499adamm
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Hire a deck chair for £3

Three shells Beach and Lagoon is a 10 minute walk from Southend Central. It’s a small Beach area... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
CrystalPower
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is the main beach west of the pier at Southend. It can get very busy due to its location close to the parking available on the sea front road very nearby. If you prefer more space in peak season, Southend offers many other high...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gatcarr4
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Best part with sandy beach and a lagoon that is great for the younger kids It was busy but if looking for a small sandy beach this is it and near the pier as well

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 499adamm
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Three shells Beach and Lagoon is a 10 minute walk from Southend Central. It’s a small Beach area with a Lagoon and play area that's good for young children to play. It’s in a central location and close to Adventure Island. Hire a deck chair...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CrystalPower
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Never ever again adults had jacket pot that tasted old the tuna and mayonnaise was disgusting my granddaughters sandwich was not nice at all same tuna was. Yuk my other grandaughter had chicken fillets and chips she tasted one chip and refused the rest and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We always used to pick up something to eat at the Three Sheels Beach but were so disappointed with the food last time we were there that we won't be visiting again.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tottenham3
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We all had fish and chips fish was lovely chips were horrible we all left them we all desert which was a donut with cream and ice cream was delicious service was great perfect seAt to sea fireworks

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank audreybQ9336ZF
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here while going to adventure island as a large family group The menu was adequate cafe style food and there was something for everyone to choose The service was good and staff friendly

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is my daughters favourite part of the beach, we went to a part of the beach further down the seafront and my daughter got upset as it was very stony and she couldn't build sand castles, however this part was absolutely perfect as the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely hot day and great to see families using it !! But please clear up after yourselves!! There are plenty of bins. A lot of improvement in the area the last few years, and a great place for families, for old fashioned fun

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Janie1969
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Our short time on this beach and in the lagoon was easily the best part of our trip. Although the area was primarily family-orientated, there were several groups of teenagers also around, and I wanted a dip in the lagoon as I'm a coward who...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alanna P
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