West Mersea tourist and travel information

West Mersea tourist and travel information

West Mersea Travel Information

Travel InformationWest Mersea is a town on a small island known as Mersea, just off the east coast of Essex. Mersea Island is approximately 5 miles long, 2 miles wide and rising only about 70 feet above sea level. It can be reached by the Strood, the Island's only link to the mainland.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches West Mersea - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.


UK B Roads

Roads West Mersea - Travel by road - West Mersea is on the B 1025. A nearby large town is Colchester. West Mersea is about 70 miles from London.

UK B Road

Travel by train

Rail West Mersea nearby station - Travel by train - Colchester Station, North Station, Colchester, CO1 1XD. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Taxi rank.

Colchester Town Station, St Botolphs Corner, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7EF. Waiting room. Pay phone. Whole station step free access. West Mersea is about 7 miles from Colchester.

one. Main regions: Operates local, suburban and express services from Liverpool Street, London to East and North London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and East Anglia. Tel: 0845 600 7245. www.onerailway.com

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Miles from town West Mersea is 7 miles south of Colchester, 18 miles west of Clacton and 18 miles east of Braintree.

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Sport West Mersea - Sport - West Mersea has a large sandy beach with sand banks and shallow water making it an excellent beach for Swimming, windsurfing, kite surfing and sailing.



Stores West Mersea - Shopping - West Mersea has pubs, restaurants, takeaways, a post office, library, police station and local shops.

Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment West Mersea - Entertainment and attractions - Cudmore Grove country park, Bromans Lane, East Mersea, Essex, CO5 8UE, Tel: 01206 383868. Located at the eastern end of Mersea Island, with fine views across the Colne and Blackwater estuaries.



Other information West Mersea - Other information - Mersea Island Museum in West Mersea includes everything about local, natural and social history.

Colchester Oyster Fishery, North Farm, East Mersea is open to the public.




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Essex Map and Attractions

Stanstead Airport is 42 miles from London. It is 68 miles from Haverhill to Tilbury and 56 miles from Stanstead Mountfitchet to Harwich.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Harwich and Ipswich.

Airports Airport indicated is Stansted Airport.

RoadsWest Mersea is on the B1025, due south of Colchester.

Map of Essex

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in West Mersea.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham, Essex. CO9 3DJ. Tel: 01787 460261. hedinghamcastle.co.uk
Attraction 2 - Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL. Tel: 01206 331292. colchester-zoo.co.uk
Attraction 3 - Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF. Tel: 01799 522399. english-heritage.org.uk
Attraction 4 - Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES. Tel : 01702 434449
Attraction 5 - Essex Wildlife Trust, Langdon Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB. Tel 01268 419103. essexwt.org.uk
Attraction 6 - Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse. greatleighs.com

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West Mersea - Local Information. Moss Pharmacy 01206 382850 - TSB Bank PLC
West Mercia 0845-072 3333 -
Judd A V & P M Post Office 01206 382936 - West Mersea Library 01206 383321 - Mersea Island Museum 01206 - 385191

Telephoning West Mersea from abroad - To dial a West Mersea number from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in West Mersea

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