Pictures of Leigh-on-Sea
in the county of Essex
Leigh-on-Sea is a small welcoming seaside resort lying on the Essex coast. It is less crowded than neighbouring Southend-on-Sea which is mostly dedicated to a lively time and amusements.
At Leigh, visitors will find a small sandy beach and a narrow High Street containing lovely old fishermen's cottages. The resort is situated close to Leigh Marsh Nature Reserve and Two Tree Island, a lonely expanse of windswept grass and saltings. Here there is an abundance of habitats, with both sites offering ideal conditions for migrating birds. Thus, this is an excellent place for watching wildfowl during the winter.
This part of the coast is dominated by near-by Hadleigh Castle built by Edward III in the 1360's to guard against invasion by the French.
Leigh offers scope for fishing, sailing, windsurfing or just enjoying time on the beach. It also has plenty of excellent accommodation, good pubs, restaurants and cafe's, there are even stalls selling jellied eel's and cockles collected from Maplin Sands and brought in daily by cockle boat!
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Premier Inn Southend Airport
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England (1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction NE)
Providing comfortable, good value accommodation, Premier Inn Southend Airport has excellent access to local bus links and is 2 miles from Southend Airport....
More info and book online.. Price from £52.00
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England (2.1 miles, 3.4 km, direction E)
This grand, Victorian hotel is close to the seafront with spectacular views over the Thames Estuary. It provides individually decorated rooms and a brasserie restaurant serving international cuisine....
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Ilfracombe House Hotel
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England (2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction E)
Just metres from the seafront, Illfracombe House Hotel is set in central Southend, offering free parking and free Wi-Fi. Rooms have satellite TV, including Sky Sports, and there is an all-you-can-eat ...
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Atlantis Guest House
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction E)
Atlantis Guest House offers a quiet and comfortable stay in the centre of Southend’s peaceful conservation area, minutes from the High Street, the pier, seafront, restaurants and entertainment....
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|Leigh-on-Sea Station||(0.8 miles, 1.2 km)|
|Chalkwell Station||(1.0 miles, 1.7 km)|
|M2 Junction 1||(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction SW)|
|M2 Junction 2||(13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction SW)|
|London City Airport||(25.8 miles, 41.5 km, direction W)|
|London Stansted Airport||(29.5 miles, 47.4 km, direction NW)|
|Leigh-on-Sea to London||(33.7 miles, 54.3 km, direction W)||