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Frinton Beach.


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Frinton beach

Frinton's beach is sandy with pebbles near the top of the beach, you may see some clay areas furthest from the sea wall at low tide.
More photos of frinton in our gallery.
If you visit Frinton please come back to the site and upload your photos

Public Conveniences

Public toilets are available at regular intervals along the seafront and the new toilet block at the top of the cliff on the greensward near Connaught Avenue. (20p charge)
There are outside taps near most toilets.
There are no seafront shops, the nearest shops are in Connaught Avenue.

Car Parks

There is free parking all along the sea front next to the greensward, be warned that this tends to fill up on sunny days and parking can then be found in the many roads off of the esplanade.
(please take care not to block residents access)

Are dogs allowed on Frinton beach?

Dogs are restricted on some beaches (From the seafront Warden Station below Connaught Avenue to the public conveniences below Cambridge Road) during the summer period 1st May to 30th September.
Guide dogs are exempt.
On all other beaches dog owners are requested to follow the 'good dog owners code' and clean up after the dog. Please see signs along the seafront for full details.

frinton beach layout

Generally in the summer it is a good idea to arrive early, also be aware of heavy traffic out of Frinton, Walton and Clacton heading to London from about 4pm in the afternoons on very sunny days.

More Tourist Information

The Marine Conservation Society Good Beach Guide 2014 says:

Frinton beach was MCS Recommended in 2008, 2009,2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013

MCS Recommended - UK award for highest water quality standards. visit the site here

Seaside Award (formerly Quality Coast Award) 2014: Blue Flag

Blue Flag

Details of the award

Keep Britain Tidy’s Seaside Award recognises and rewards beaches in England that achieve the highest standards of beach management.

At a time when more and more people are choosing to holiday at home, the rapid growth of visitors enjoying our delightful and dramatic coastline has highlighted not only the demand but the importance in presenting and retaining clean, attractive and well managed beaches.

This award has been designed to provide beach managers with an effective management tool to achieve this, helping them to plan for future improvements and to generate funding to carry out developments.

Beach managers are provided with a three year action plan to help identify areas which may require improvement and help maintain the infrastructure currently in place to manage the beach.

A beach that achieves Seaside Award status will receive a nationally recognised mark of approval, helping to generate interest from both the public and the media. This in turn will help secure future funding for further developments of the coastal area and enhance local tourism.

Although Seaside Award beaches can often be very different, the flag is a symbol of quality which guarantees to visitors that the beach is one of the best in the country.

A total of 56 beaches have been awarded Blue Flags in 2014. - Frinton on Sea is one of them.

This year the water quality criteria has been judged against the EC Bathing Water Directive – 2006/7/EC and the bathing water must meet the excellent standard for both biological parameters.

see all the winners


Frinton Beachbeach view

more photos in the gallery

Tide information

Tide details for today Tuesday 19 March 2019 - from the BBC website

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