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Place Category: Activities
The sea recedes over a mile from the beach at low tide leaving mud flats. Large boats were unable to stop at Southend near to the beach and no boats at all were able to stop at low tide. This meant that many potential visitors would travel past Southend and go to Margate, or other resorts where docking facilities were better.
The solution was Southend Pier that extends 1.34 miles (2.16 km) into the Thames Estuary, it is the longest pleasure pier in the world.
The pier railway runs the length of Southend Pier, providing public passenger transport from the shore to the pier head. It operates every day the pier is open, providing a quarter or half hourly service.
Southend pier Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures rising to 23°C tomorrow.Drizzle and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Today's Forecast
15->1912% 81% 13 mph
5:10 am 8:59 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Tuesday, Jul 25th
15->231% 67% 10 mph
5:11 am 8:57 pmLight rain until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Wednesday, Jul 26th
16->2130% 59% 11 mph
5:13 am 8:56 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Jul 27th
14->201% 76% 14 mph
5:14 am 8:54 pmLight rain overnight.Friday, Jul 28th
15->202% 38% 15 mph
5:16 am 8:53 pmLight rain in the morning and breezy until evening.Saturday, Jul 29th
16->2218% 52% 17 mph
5:17 am 8:51 pmOvercast throughout the day.Sunday, Jul 30th
17->2115% 95% 16 mph
5:19 am 8:50 pmLight rain overnight.Monday, Jul 31st
15->213% 42% 13 mph
5:20 am 8:48 pm
Photos from around the surrounding area