Walton-on-the-Naze, just north of Frinton on the tip of the Naze, and just slightly commercialised. Became popular for bathing in the 19th century and despite a downturn after the Second World War has started to re-invent itself as one of the quieter seaside resorts with small shops and unspoilt countryside and beaches.
Famous for having the third-longest pier in Britain.
Walk north to the nature reserve and views over towards Suffolk, see the boats going in and out of Harwich and Felixstowe. Nearby cliffs are famous for their fossils.
Wildlife Boat Trips See the seals.
Walton Pier All the fun of the seaside.
Clacton Leisure Centre 5.8 miles Facilities for swimming, fitness and sport.
Clacton Pier 6.4 miles All the fun of a traditional seaside resort pier.
Walton Maritime Museum A number of lifeboats with maritime artefacts.
Towns Near Walton-on-the-Naze To Visit - straight line distance:Frinton-on-Sea (1.19 miles) Harwich (6.10 miles) Clacton-on-Sea (6.20 miles) Shotley Gate (7.60 miles)