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Southend-on-Sea & the Essex Sunshine Coast

Southend-on-Sea & the Essex Sunshine Coast

Experience the award-winning beaches, stunning seafront gardens and historic towns and cities on this getaway to Essex’s Sunshine Coast!

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Experience the award-winning beaches, stunning seafront gardens and historic towns and cities on this getaway to Essex’s Sunshine Coast! And enjoy visits to St Albans, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester, Coggleshall, Layer Marney, Tiptree, Chelmsford and Cambridge.



Return luxury coach travel on  'The Optimum Experience' vehicle

4 nights half board

Visits to St Albans & Cambridge en route on day 1 & 5

Excursions to Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester, Coggleshall, Layer Marney, Tiptree &


Free time in Westcliff-on-Sea


Please note this price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.



(FULL DAY): Clacton-on-Sea is the largest town on the Essex Sunshine Coast, home to a pleasure pier, arcades, and delightful seafront walks. We also visit Britain's oldest town - Colchester. This historic town was the former capital of Roman Britain and has a rich history dating back over 2,000 years along with medieval lanes and alleyways and a thriving town centre.


(FULL DAY): Westcliff-on-Sea is a seaside suburb neighbouring Southend-on-Sea. Perhaps make your way along Westcliff Gardens and enjoy the beautiful views across the Thames Estuary, full of unique species of migrating birds, to Southend town centre where you can take a stroll along the world's longest pleasure pier.


VILLAGES (FULL DAY): Explore some of the rural villages and historic towns of the county including Coggleshall, famous for its lace making, Layer Marney for its Tudor tower and Tiptree for its jams and cream teas. We also visit Chelmsford, the county town of Essex with a magnificent cathedral.

Westcliff Muthu Hotel ***, Westcliff-on-Sea



Dating back to 1891, this magnificent Victorian hotel is close to the seafront with spectacular views over the Thames Estuary. It has a high, clifftop location and provides individually decorated rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a brasserie restaurant serving international cuisine.


Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi


The Optimum Experience...


We are pleased to introduce our NEW luxury range 'the Optimum Experience' by Skills which will feature a selection of our 2021 holiday packages.

With an elegant and stylish design, our Optimum Experience offers amazing passenger comfort with soft, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you're as comfortable and relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat.


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Name Address Contact Details
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE

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