Southend-on-Sea attractions

Southend-on-Sea attractions

Southend-on-Sea Southend-on-Sea lies in the county of Essex, a large county northeast of London with water on 2 sides. It has areas of flat agricultural scenery, undulating and pretty that suited English watercolourists. Narrow lanes wind through meadows past weather-boarded mills and unfenced fields, while flinty church towers can be seen from tree-lined hilltops. There are impressive historic towns such as Colchester to visit and charming villages of old houses such as Thaxted and Dedham.

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Attractions Adventure Island, Sunken Gardens, Western Esplanade, Southend - on - Sea, Essex SS1 1EE. Tel: 01702 443400. Lots of rides including the rapids, rides for tiny tots in this fantasy land. www.adventureisland.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Southend-on-Sea.

Adventure Island

Attractions Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES. Tel : 01702 434449. Based in the original library building of 1906. Planetarium, Southend Museum - A chance to explore the night sky. Discovery Centre, Southend Museum Opened in 2000, the Discovery Centre is full of 'hands-on' activities for everyone to enjoy. Location: In the centre of Southend-on-Sea.

Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre

Attractions Southend Pier. At over a mile long, Southend Pier was originally opened in 1830, and in 1890 the first electric trains started running the length of the pier. Today the future of the pier is unclear. Location: In the centre of Southend-on-Sea.

Southend Pier

Attractions Priory Park, Victoria Avenue / Priory Crescent, Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Tel (01702) 342878. One of the town's largest parks with a walled Centenary garden featuring bedding displays with rose and laburnum arches. The museum is housed in the remains of the Cluniac Priory of St. Mary's, founded in the early 12th century by Robert fitzSuen. Location: In the centre of Southend-on-Sea.

Priory Park Southend-on-Sea

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Other Attractions - Hertfordshire Attractions Cambridgeshire Attractions Suffolk Attractions. Also see Southend-on-Sea Southend-on-Sea travel. Also Chelmsford hotels, & Brentwood hotels.

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