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Old Leigh, Southend-on-Sea

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Placed where the River Thames meets the sea, enjoy a visit to the quaint town of Old Leigh. Stroll along the narrow streets and look at the shipyards in the wharf. Let the little ones build a sand castle on the small beach. Grab some fresh seafood from one of the restaurants or drop into a pub for some fish and chips topped off with fresh ale. Park a bit outside of town if you find the small parking lot full. By using our Southend-on-Sea online vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Old Leigh and other attractions in Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Visited here on a wet and miserable day but found this little place very atmospheric and charming. We accessed down past the church up in Leigh down a steep cobbled walkway ( wear comfy shoes...  more »
  • The cobbled high street gives way to a fairly flat narrow pathway that takes you to Chalkwell, 30 min gentle walk, it’s a very popular walk for people with dogs, we like it but wish couples would go.....  more »
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