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Old Leigh, Leigh-on Sea

Placed where the River Thames meets the sea, enjoy a visit to the quaint town of Old Leigh. Stroll along the narrow streets and look at the shipyards in the wharf. Let the little ones build a sand castle on the small beach. Grab some fresh seafood from one of the restaurants or drop into a pub for some fish and chips topped off with fresh ale. Park a bit outside of town if you find the small parking lot full. By using our Southend-on-Sea online vacation planner , you can arrange your visit to Old Leigh and other attractions in Southend-on-Sea.
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  • My Beautiful Old Leigh.....A Gem of Essex .....A Smorgasbord of Awesome Seafood and Great pubs...... Oh and very Child and Dog friendly ......Get down there and Have a Blast x  more »
  • I have lived in this area for 2 decades. I take a lot for granted and I am probably biased but, I want to review Old Leigh from the perspective of a visitor and I will try and leave the bias behind. O...  more »
  • The Old town's High Street is dotted with pubs, a fabulous tea-room and some pretty good fish and chips, along with the seafood sheds. Fab on a summers evening to sup a pint on the sea wall, watching ...  more »

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