The beach has sand and pebbles and is backed by grassland and beach huts. At low water there is a large expanse of mud. There are views over the Blackwater estuary.
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The tide at West Mersea Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 2:06 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 8:27 PM.
Approximate sea surface temperature: 12.2°CDetailed weather and tides »
Parking available behind the beach, just off Victoria Esplanade.
Dogs are welcome all year round.
No lifeguard cover at this beach
Good water quality
From £239.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
From £388.00 per week at Rural Retreats
From £250.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
Romantic Rural Assington Cottage
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From £543.00 per week at Rural Retreats
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Lady Grace Boat Trips (0.7 miles)
Mersea Island Watersports (0.9 miles)
St Peter's Chapel (2.7 miles)
Cudmore Grove Country Park (3.4 miles)
Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre (4.7 miles)
Brightlingsea Lido (4.8 miles)
West Mersea Oyster Bar (230 yards)
All distances are approximate
Location: West Mersea
Location type: Town
OS Grid: TM015123
Local Authority: Colchester
Parish: West Mersea
Nearest postcode: CO5 8DB
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