The Best Landmark in Southend On Sea

Hand-picked top 3 landmarks in Southend On Sea, UK. 50-Point Inspection includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Priory Lodge, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea SS2 6NB

Since 1110

Architectural Structure, Children's Playground, Collections, Displays, Park, Exhibitions, Picnic Area, Walled Garden, School Trip, Programs, Events, House, Shops & Historical Places

It is a Grade I listed building ● The 19th-century Scrattons who lived in the household for over 200 years ● It boasts 45 acres of tranquil gardens and ponds, sports pitches and a children's playground ● History of this 900-year-old building is brought to life with its numerous artefacts

Registration 1438521


Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon Closed

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Southchurch Hall Gardens, Park Lane, Southend on Sea SS1 2TE

Since 1364

Museum, Learning Programs, Landmarks, Historical Places, Gift Shops, Collections, Displays, Gardens, Hall, Educational Programs, Weddings, Venue Hire, Architecture Structure & Exhibitions

Great Hall is still presented in its 14th Century form ● The Hall has been listed in Jenkins' top 1000 houses in England ● It was extensively restored and presented by the Dowsett Family ● Birthday Parties Available

Registration 1660508


Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon & Tue Closed
Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri Closed

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Western Esplanade, Southend on Sea SS1 1EE

Since 1889

Houses, Tours, Shops, Tourist Attraction, Wooden Pier, Cultural Centre, Historical Place, Electric Railway, Lifeboat Station, Landmark, Iron Pier, Gallery & Train Ride

The pier was designed by James Brunlees ● The track had been extended to the full 1.25 miles and two further cars were added. More cars were added until four trains were operated with seven cars ● It is the town's historical icon as well as being the longest pleasure Pier in the world ● The new station is constructed in the glass to give a strikingly modern style


26th March - 20th May:
Mon - Fri 8:15 am - 6:00 pm
Sat & Sun 8:15 am - 8:00 pm
21st May - 9th September:
Mon - Sun 8:15 am - 8:00 pm
10th September - 5th November:
Mon - Fri 8:15 am - 6:00 pm
Sat & Sun 8:15 am - 8:00 pm
Winter 6th November - 25th March:
Wed - Sun 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
26th March - 20th May
21st May - 9th September
10th September - 5th November

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