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Old Leigh, Leigh-on Sea
(4.6/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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. Add Old Leigh and other attractions to your Southend-on-Sea trip itinerary using our Southend-on-Sea itinerary builder.
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  • Cobbled street, old pubs, plenty of seafood, museum, art gallery and a lovely Thames estuary view. Legends, pirates, witches and the famous ship The Mayflower is said to have stopped in leigh before i...  more »
  • I loved it here. Having spent the morning down in the fishing village eating seafood overlooking the Thames estuary with all its wading birds searching for their food in the mud we meandered up a gras...  more »
  • Oh,what a place full of charm and history,great sea food restaurants and pubs,cobbled street where there is a museum telling the story of Leigh, well worth a visit,plus cafes,gift shops, and at the en...  more »