"Whitechapel-on-sea" Top 5 Page for this destination Southend-on-Sea by sourbugger
Southend-on-Sea Travel Guide: 121 reviews and 183 photos
Southend on sea is the classic day-trip seaside resort.
Due to this fact (Note it's nickname of Whitechapel on sea) it has relatively few hotels and guest houses compared other seaside resorts in easy reach of London such as Brighton.
Southend thus has few pretensions -and is about good 'ole working class fun - amusement arcardes, candyfloss, beer and chasing tarts - what could be better?
Southend is also a large town in it's own right, and is in fact the largest urban area in East Anglia.
- Pros:Bracing Thames Estuary air & the Pier
- Cons:Idiots in souped up Escorts (the car that is)
- In a nutshell:London-on-sea
One of the best walks in the area (about 3-4 miles) that is close to Southend is as described below. Either take the... more travel advice
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