Beach Guide: Walton on the Naze features a large sandy beach and the second longest pier in Britain (the longest can be found in nearby Southend). The Naze headland is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a fantastic spot to go fossil hunting.

Parking Tip: The Naze Car Park on Old Hall Lane, Station Yard Car Park and Mill Lane Car Park all charge up to a maximum of £5 for a full day.

Facilities: Parking – Pier and Amusements – Toilets – Promenade – Kiosks – Shops – Restaurants – Cafes and Pubs – Beach Hut Hire – Deck Chair Hire – Lost Child Centre – Seasonal Lifeguards – RNLI Shop – No Dogs in Summer

Attractions: With everything you could possibly need close at hand, Walton on the Naze beach is ideal for families who want to enjoy both soft sands and plenty of attractions. The pier features rides and a large amusement arcade. There is also a children’s playground set close to the beach.

What Essex Baby parents say:

“We love collecting shells on this beautiful clean beach” – Aida P

“Walton is one of the best beaches we’ve ever been to in Britain. The facilities are great, plenty of good shops nearby, yummy fish and chips and loads of open space for the kids to run around” – Tanja R