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What type of beach is Walton-on-the-Naze?

What type of beach is Walton-on-the-Naze?

sandy beach
Not only does Walton-on-the-Naze have a fine sandy beach, it is also home to the second longest pier in Great Britain. The beach itself is a good sized stretch of sand dived up by various wooden groynes and a couple of breakwaters.

Is it safe to swim at Walton-on-the-Naze?

Walton. Walton beach is a popular destination and has the second longest pier in Britain. The beach is sandy and is backed by a promenade that is lined partly by beach huts and cafes. Its good water quality rating means that it is safe for people to take a dip.

How many people live in Walton-on-the-Naze?

It is a resort town, with a population of 12,054. The town is in the civil parish of Frinton and Walton. It attracts many visitors, The Naze being the main attraction. There is also a pier.

Why is Walton-on-the-Naze important?

The town is in the civil parish of Frinton and Walton. It attracts many visitors, The Naze being the main attraction. There is also a pier. The parish was earlier known as Eadolfenaesse and then as Walton-le-Soken….

Postcode district CO14
Dialling code 01255
Police Essex
Fire Essex

How long is Walton on Naze beach?

Walton on the Naze pier Walton pier was originally built to a length of 530 feet in the 1870s but due to shallow water was extended in 1898 to a length of 2600 feet and is the second longest pier in Great Britain.

Can you BBQ on Walton on the Naze beach?

There is nothing to stop you barbecuing on the beach, but depending on the weather it may not be very nice. You may also need to take care of the tide times so that you are not cut off from the steps leading away from the beach.

Why is Walton on the Naze eroding rapidly?

Walton is very close to the North Sea, and this is only one reason why erosion is so rapid. The rapid rate of erosion is due to the many processes on its coast, effect of raw materials, wave size and fetch, depth and width of beach, longshore drift, where waves transport the material along the beach.

Is Clacton on sea safe to swim?

Clacton (opposite the Gardens) This section of the beach, found opposite the Gardens on Marine Parade East, has been found to have the best quality sea water in the town. The water quality has been rated as excellent for the past four years and measurements of bacteria in the water are consistently low.

Is Walton Pier rides open?

Rides are closed through the week and only open weekends and October half term.

Why is jaywick so deprived?

In truth, Jaywick has always had a difficult time of it, in part because of its unique history. The land on which the village sits was originally fields and salt marshes. Not suitable for farming, it was purchased in the 1920s by entrepreneur Frank Stedman to create affordable holiday homes for working people.

Why is Walton-on-the-Naze eroding rapidly?

Is it illegal to have a BBQ on a beach?

With nothing to spoil or set fire to, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be allowed to use a BBQ on the beach providing you do so in a responsible manner, and clean up any mess that you make. You can keep the BBQ hot for as long as you need it and food is likely to cook more evenly throughout.

How tall is Naze Tower Walton on the Naze?

The Naze Tower is an historic 86ft landmark and unique visitor attraction situated on an attractive stretch of coastline at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. Over eight floors it houses an art gallery with three exhibitions a year, a museum on the Tower and Naze, tea rooms and a roof viewing platform with spectacular panoramic views.

Is it safe to move to Walton on the Naze?

If you are thinking of moving to Walton on the Naze, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We’ve taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Walton on the Naze compares to its neighbouring local authorities.

What is the dialling code for Walton on the Naze?

Walton-on-the-Naze Dialling code 01255 Police Essex Fire Essex Ambulance East of England

How old are the cliffs of Walton on the Naze?

The cliffs themselves are a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the base of which is London Clay (54 million years old) which is overlaid with a 2-million-year-old sandy deposit of Red Crag. This sandy deposit contains many fossils including bivalve and gastropod shells, sharks’ teeth and whale bones.