"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

West Mersea Beach

West Mersea is a small Island connected to the mainland by a causeway, it is situated between the estuaries of the Colne and Blackwater rivers. 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.

Beach type: Sand/pebbles

Nearest town: West Mersea

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM024123

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near West Mersea Beach

  • Mersea Island Museum (1m)
  • Mersea Vineyard (1m)
  • Cudmore Grove Country Park (1m)
  • Bradwell Power Station and Visitor Centre (3m)
  • Woodup Pool (4m)
  • Brightlingsea Open Air Pool (4m)
  • Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve (5m)
  • Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve (5m)
  • Brightlingsea Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Colchester
Visitor Information Centre
Hollytrees Museum
Castle Park
Essex
England
CO1 1UG

Phone 01206 282 920
Email vic@colchester.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 23 March

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 1031
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 1032
Humidity 52%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1034
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1034
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Mersea is a small Island connected to the mainland by a causeway. The beach is backed by grassland and has plenty of beach huts with views over the Blackwater estuary.

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