"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Walton-on-the-Naze

Walton-on-the-Naze is a small town in Essex, England, on the North Sea coast in the Tendring district. It is north of Clacton and south of the port of Harwich. It abuts Frinton-on-Sea to the south, and is part of the parish of Frinton and Walton. It is a resort town, with a permanent population of about 6,000. It attracts many visitors, The Naze being the main attraction. There is also a pier.

The parish was earlier known as Walton-le-Soken. The name 'Walton' is a common one meaning a 'farmstead or village of the Britons', while 'Soken' denotes the soke (an area of special jurisdiction) that included Thorpe, Kirby and Walton.

Walton has an HM Coastguard team and houses Thames MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre), organising rescues from Southwold to Herne Bay.

Walton-on-the-Naze railway station is on a branch of the Sunshine Coast Line.

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM251216

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Things to see and do in and around Walton-on-the-Naze

  • Walton Pier Bowl
  • Walton Pier
  • Naze Tower
  • Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre
  • Space Kingdom
  • REVIVAL
  • Seaquarium at Clacton Pier
  • Felixstowe Museum
  • Clacton Pier
  • Felixstowe Museum

Tourist Information

Clacton-on-Sea
Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
Station Road
Essex
England
CO15 1SE

Phone 01255 686 633
Email clactontic@tendringdc.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Thursday 27 April

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1017
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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