Thorney Bay beach is a small, sheltered sandy beach on Canvey Island. The beach faces into the River Thames estuary a few miles upstream from the sea. There are great views across to the Kent coast across the river and it is an ideal spot for watching the ships come and go up the Thames.
Is Mersea Island safe?
West Mersea is a small island connected to the mainland by a causeway. The beach is sandy with pebbles and is backed by beach huts and grassland. The water is considered safe enough for swimming, however samples of the water have shown that there are spikes on some days in the amount of bacteria found.
Is Brightlingsea worth visiting?
Brightlingsea is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination. You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to London or Northampton.