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: Lots to see and do. Good shopping. Great history. Excellent public spaces. Family friendly. Disadvantages: Can be raucous at chucking out time (but what town is not).
...Southend is a great place to visit. I'll never understand why the locals give it such a hard time.
On the plus side, Southend is 45 minutes from London and easy to get to by road, rail and, if you live in Alicante, Edinburgh or one of the many other destinations served by the airport, by air. I imagine that, assuming you get the tides right, turning up by sea is possible too.
It has a large...
Advantages: Good fun, lots to do, great for kids AND adults Disadvantages: The beach
...too. A typical off-peak service consists of 4 trains per hour to Southend-on-Sea.
(Do personally reccommend c2c, have used One Railway before but the trains seem really dirty and are more expensive than c2c)
Southend also serves its own airport, Southend Airport, for people traveling into the country!
What is there to do in Southend?
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Southend has lots of places...