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In and around Clacton

There are plenty of attractions locally in Clacton - Clacton Pier - with fireworks from the end of the Pier ever Bank Holiday• Clacton  Designer Shopping Village• Two Theatres (The Westcliffe and Princes Theatre) with an excellent summer programme.  The beautiful seafront gardens.  For those with hobbies, there' Clacton golf course 5 minutes drive away and both sea (including off the end of the Pier - day passes available) or freshwater fishing in Weeley.

Annual events in and around Clacton include: May, Suffolk County Show, Ipswich June, Classic Car Show, Clacton July, Tendring Show August, Clacton Carnival August, Air Display including the Red Arrows August, CAMRA beer festival Fireworks on Clacton Pier most bank holidays December, Meet Santa at Colchester Zoo is highly recommended on Saturdays.

Clacton Pier -  rides, side-shows and excellent views of the coastline. Day passes for sea-fishing off the end of the pier.  A firework display most Bank Holidays.  See reviews
Clacton Seafront Gardens
Clacton Pavilion - Family fun park, large indoor area with ten-pin bowling, bar and restaurant.
St Osyth Priory 
Tendring Show
Clacton Common Designer Shopping Factory outlet
The Westcliff Theatre and Princes Theatre, Clacton - with excellent summer programmes.

Further afield

Essex is a diverse county offering resorts, countryside and plenty of activities to suit every taste and across the border from Suffolk.

Colchester Castle and Victorian Park judged in 2009 to be the best park in Britain.