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Leigh-on-Sea Town Council 1996

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Places to Visit

Thinking of visiting Leigh-on-Sea? There is so much to see and do!


  • Belfairs Woods - With the Woodland Centre, Belfair's Golf Course, Riding School as well as the unique woodlands, playgrounds, tennis courts and catering pavilion, there is something for everyone.
  • Bell Wharf Beach - Our very own sandy beach with a paddling pool available even when the tide is out. Bathing Water Profile for Leigh Bell Wharf
  • Belton Hills Gardens and Nature Reserve - These manicured gardens with cliff walk offer a relaxed stroll whilst enjoying the Estuary views.
  • Leigh Broadway and Leigh Road - A host of independent retail shops selling a variety of unique gifts, clothing, jewellery, art, furniture and vintage items.  Additionally a vibrant cafe, bar and restaurant scene adds to the individuality of these areas making it a place to spend a day.
  • Leigh Old Town - A traditional fishing village dated from medieval times. Visit the famous cockle sheds for deliciously fresh seafood, check out Leigh Sea Food for more information. Look out for the Endeavour, one of the little Dunkirk ships, take in the beautiful estuary views and explore the cobbled streets. In the evening there is an excellent array of pubs and restaurants with a fantastic live music scene.
  • Two Tree Island - Leigh's very own nature reserve with wonderful walks, wildlife and views across the Estuary and to the Town.