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  • maureen t
    2 contributions
    Lovely theatre and the seating has plenty of leg room. The staff are helpful and polite and there’s two car parks close by with free parking after 6pm.
    We saw Rhythm of the Dance on Saturday evening. What a terrific show great lighting effects, sound and performance.
    As it was such a warm evening it would have been nice for refreshments to be on sale during the interval in the theatre and not just in the bar. Missing a good sales opportunity there.
    Written 3 August 2022
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  • David Ralph
    Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK164 contributions
    What a surprise, 3 hours of free parking on the sea front, so great to just get out and walk along the prom and almost felt like I had gone back in time with lots of facilities and lovely flower beds. Sand had be raked overnight and lots of people bagged a spot.
    Written 12 August 2022
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  • Kate W
    28 contributions
    Have not seen the pier for a number of years so we were amazed when we saw how much the pier has changed. It has lots and lots of interesting rides and plenty of food places. Basically, they are catering to the family with all the amenities. Everyone seemed to be having a great time.
    Written 11 August 2022
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  • MARTIN08091963
    London, UK9 contributions
    Seen so many great shows here and many more to come, all the staff in the theatre and bar are so genuine it restores your faith in humanity!
    Written 7 June 2022
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  • April H
    1 contribution
    Brilliant Farm, lots of activities for the kids to do. The animals are all so cute and well looked after and its wonderful for the kids to be able to interact with them. The Go Karts are a huge hit, aswell as the sledge hill. We spent the whole day here going to each activity having loads of fun. Highly recommend for a day out and great value for money 👌
    Written 11 August 2022
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  • Anna W
    2 contributions
    We took the grandchildren and they had the best time ever! They want to go back again as soon as we can arrange it.
    Written 26 July 2022
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  • Curiosity271743
    6 contributions
    Themed sections have been imaginatively laid out for quiet, restful enjoyment for all age groups. The council seem to nurture the flower beds with civic pride - and the results speak for themselves!
    Written 27 August 2020
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  • A T
    3 contributions
    Jaywick beach is a rare treasure. It's got beautiful golden sands, rocks to clamber over, rare vegetation such as Sea Holly and Sea Campions, and very few people. The only problem is that the council treat the place like crap or rather a rubbish dump - they closed the toilets even before the pandemic without providing new ones and do not empty the bins very often, if ever, yet they empty Clacton's multiple times a day. Best to bring a picnic as there are not a lot of good eateries around, but if you forget, snacks can be purchased at a couple of nearby shops.
    Written 19 July 2021
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  • Rose G
    6 contributions
    What a little gem!
    We really enjoyed our visit to this little museum. It's well worth £1 to look inside (children free). Lots of factual information and things for the children to do.
    The only disappointing aspect was the way Tendring Council has allowed the Jaywick area to become so run down - rubbish everywhere along the beach. The actual area around the tower was neat and tidy, though.
    Written 2 August 2022
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  • Lesley
    10 contributions
    Food was pretty good and served quickly even though we were a large group.
    Lots of variety and good for children as well.
    Staff are friendly
    Written 21 April 2022
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  • Team JMT
    Essex, UK4 contributions
    Fabulous and knowledgeable volunteers in their Napoleonic Tardis...it’s definitely bigger on the inside. Hats off to Justin, Mike & Nigel for their passion and enthusiasm. Sadly closed to the public this year; 2020, due to Covid-19. Hoping 2021 allows this fascinating Heritage venue to re-open.
    Written 17 October 2020
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  • earthcontroller1
    Colchester, UK45 contributions
    Free On site parking god send
    Don’t have to pay to park and then soft play
    Safe for kids to run around
    We joined in going round the soft play frame
    Over 3 levels of play space great fun
    Baby area had
    Mini trampoline ball pit all very clean
    Good value food
    Nothing to much trouble
    We had no time restraints 3 nearly four hrs
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    Kids red faced and exhausted.
    Few spots in the place looked at little tired/old




    Written 8 February 2020
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  • Patricia H
    Clacton-on-Sea, UK114 contributions
    This is well worth a visit there are some amazing photos there of Clacton in years gone by. The peope who run this are volunteers and are passionate and knowledgeable about Clacton and surrounding areas.
    Written 18 November 2019
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  • kaya47
    London, UK65 contributions
    It’s a cute little thing to do for £2.50 people shouldn’t complain, there are a couple of good tanks. And there’s Nemo & Dory-happy days.
    Written 5 June 2022
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  • Squidders_10
    London, UK40 contributions
    It has been about four years since I have visited here and was very disappointed to find that it hasn't as many individual shops as previously. Nice coffee shop though.
    Written 24 November 2021
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