Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Clacton-on-Sea

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Clacton-on-Sea. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its seaside, spas and gardens. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Clacton-on-Sea

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Clacton-on-Sea a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Jimmy's Farm (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Suffolk Leisure Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Chantry Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Clacton-on-Sea

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Clacton-on-Sea

Clacton-on-Sea is famous for its beautiful ocean views, picturesque gardens and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Clacton-on-Sea is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clacton-on-Sea Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • St. Osyth Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Mersea Island (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Beth Chatto Garden (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Landguard Bird Observatory (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Clacton-on-Sea

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 24.7 mi (39.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), which is 31.9 mi (51.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Clacton-on-Sea Station, Clacton-on-Sea Thorpe Le Soken Station and Clacton-on-Sea Weeley Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Clacton-on-Sea?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Clacton-on-Sea. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St. Osyth Beach: 241 holiday lettings
  • Clacton-on-Sea Station: 250 holiday lettings
  • Clacton-on-Sea Thorpe Le Soken Station: 361 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Castle Park: 370 holiday lettings
  • Beacon Hill Fort: 522 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Clacton-on-Sea listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Clacton-on-Sea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 79 Houses in Clacton-on-Sea. Our other popular types of Clacton-on-Sea holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 36 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Clacton-on-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Clacton-on-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.