Popular Lettings in Clacton-on-Sea
Highlights in Clacton-on-Sea
- English seaside town
- Pier and fairground
- Gorgeous beach
- Family fun
- Clacton airshow
Most popular in Clacton-on-Sea
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Clacton-on-Sea
In search of the traditional pleasures of the seaside with a modern twist? Want to relive your treasured childhood memories (if you are English!)? Then Clacton-on-Sea is for you. Holiday rentals are focused around the centre of town, a stone’s throw away from the famous pier and gorgeous beach. Head a little way up or down the coast, and you can find some lovely lettings right on the seafront. The coastline to the east of the town is particularly beautiful.Beautiful and comfortable holiday lettings by the sea
As is typical of England people tend to live in houses rather than in apartment blocks, and Clacton-on-Sea is no exception. Holiday rentals include a range of beautiful terraced, semi-detached and detached properties with big gardens. Look out for the great value purpose-built holiday rentals right by the beach. Comfortable and cosy, they are the perfect option for families, and typically come with communal swimming pools!
Holidays in Clacton-on-Sea
The area and getting around
Clacton-on-Sea is served by main line railway connections from London and Ipswich. Coming by car? It is a two-hour drive from London via the A12. Clacton-on-Sea is a bustling and affordable seaside resort with a coastline that stretches east to west, and at its centre, a traditional pier, beautiful gardens, and compact downtown area with a pleasing peppering of independent stores and traditional pubs.Day trips galore
If you have time to spend, jump in your hire car and explore the majesty of south Essex! Visit nearby Mersea Island – there are an abundance of things to do here and a melodic score of beautiful scenery awaits you. Then continue on along the coastline towards London and you’ll reach Leigh-on-Sea with its famous cockle sheds. Park up by the sea and order a bowl of fresh cockles – delicious! Finally, visit Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town and the first Roman capital in England. Walking through the historic centre is a walk through 2,000 years of Britain’s eventful past.
Travellers and activities
Clacton-on-Sea Beach is considered by many to be the jewel in the crown of the east coast of England, offering a taste into the traditional British seaside holiday. The promenade behind the beach boasts a classic Victorian pier, myriad seaside attractions, games, cafés and ice cream parlours, and the town is justly proud of its beautifully maintained themed seafront gardens that line the upper promenade. The beach itself boasts golden sand, is south facing with glorious morning light and is perfectly clean and safe. More than anyone, the kids will simply love it!Clacton-on-Sea for families
There is so much family-fun to be had at Clacton-On-Sea. After a morning at the beach, take your children to Seaquarium, which offers an informative, educational and fun learning experience. Your children will learn about the fabulous marine life species found in and around the shores of Clacton. Spend a day at Clacton Pier, a sanctum of family friendly activities and rides, from Tiny Tot rides to the wild Return of The Stella Rollercoaster. Raining? Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre offers climbing tubes, a spiral slide, an astro slide and of course the ever-popular Ball Pool.
Clacton-on-Sea is located in Essex, which is the UK’s wealthiest county!
Top 5 travel tips in Clacton-on-Sea
After a long day holidaying, make a stop at the Old Lifeboat House to try Clacton’s real ale. The building was previously a Lifeboat Station, and now its walls are filled with dozens of beer mats, which represent different beers that have previously been available for real ale drinkers.2. Visit the historical Jaywick Martello Tower
A Napoleonic Fort built in the 1800s, it hosts regular arts and heritage exhibitions, talks and events. Enjoy the inspirational views from its top and triumphant setting close to the beach!3. Explore the Weeley Hall Wood Nature Reserve
Weeley Hall Wood Nature Reserve, a biological site of Special Scientific Interest, is a beautiful place to visit. Visit this beautiful woodland in spring to be fully immersed in a sea of colour, as the wildflowers that carpet this ancient woodland flower into a rainbow palate of pure magic!4. Take in a local performance
IWhen in Clacton-on-Sea, make sure to pay a visit to the historical West Cliff Theatre in the centre of town. Whether you like musicals, comedy, drama or dance, there will be something for you to enjoy.5. Visit Clacton’s famous airshow
Clacton airshow is one of the longest-running free air shows with a good display of military and classic aircraft as well as exhibitions and trade shows. If you love aircraft and history, your day out at Clacton Airshow will be a memorable one!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Clacton-on-Sea
Our data shows that Clacton-on-Sea has an average price of £98.22 per night, which is a relatively high one for a city in the United Kingdom.Should I plan a trip to Clacton-on-Sea well in advance?
If you decide to discover Clacton-on-Sea, we reccommend planning your travels long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 55% in the year 2019.How many lettings are available in Clacton-on-Sea?
Our inventory features around 70 properties from 8 partners.