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Old Leigh Leigh-on Sea
#1 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
Walking here from our home in chalkwell along the waters edge we enjoyed stunning views across the Estuary whilst visiting our favourite pubs and enjoyed fresh seafood, fine wine and real ales.
It's a fantastic fusion of old and new, lots of good restaurants, pubs, seafood merchants, beach and ice cream all on a quaint cobbled street and a lovely view too!!
Hadleigh Castle Hadleigh
#2 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
Brilliant piece of local history, free access, wonderful views over the Thames Estuary, walk all the way down to Leigh on Sea, well kept, veiws over the Olympic Cycle Track and a very nice cafe on the Salvation Ar...
Walk from Leigh-on-Sea station along the sea wall and cross the railway line to walk the steep hill to the castle ruins, and you will be rewarded with the most amazing view to Southend and across the Thames Estuary.
#3 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
Great stroll along the pier deep into the midst of the Estuary - glorious sunshine with a gentle cooling breeze - sat on the cafe steps a mile out to see taking in the glorious views - fabulous!!
Great place to visit, longest pier in the world, you can walk the 1.3 miles or take a train, even the train takes 10 minutes, great view when you get to the end, fantastic new built cafe with a massiv deck are sit...
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#4 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
... and look around you whilst looking at and feeding the animals at the fantastic views of The Thames in both direction, Hadleigh Castle (the best view in the area) and look towards the Olympic Mountain bike course.
Beautiful views across Hadleigh too.
#5 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
The priory is full of items found on the site and have been restored for the pleasure of us visitors .
Little on site café not always open though, which is a shame.
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#6 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
Superb location with quiet wilderness and stunning views across the Estuary - visited when the poppies were showing on barge pier - very touching especially when the last post was sounded at 7pm - great place to w...
The levy family is blessed as we live on this wonderful historical site.
#7 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
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#8 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
#9 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
We have been a couple of times and it has good to see the site develop.
South Shoebury Hall Shoeburyness
#10 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
#11 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea
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Saint Andrew's Church Shoeburyness
#12 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Southend-on-Sea