Advantages: Great family day-out Disadvantages: n/a
...Southend has always been a popular place for a traditional family day out by the sea. It has award winning beaches, winning gardens, illuminations from July to November along the one mile seafront and then there is ADVENTURE ISLAND
Part of the Leisureworld Scheme.
Opening Times:- From 11am...
Advantages: History, sea air, the train ride, walking by the sea Disadvantages: Not the most exciting of days out
...As a child, a day trip by train to Southend-on-Sea was always part of our summer holidays. We?d go for a walk along the pier, spend our collection of 2ps in the amusements and have a few rides in what was then ?Peter Pan?s Playground? to round off a lovely day out. These days I take my own children, although we tend to just have a picnic on the beach at Chalkwell and then walk into Southend...