The Best Landmark in Southend On Sea

Handpicked Top 3 Landmarks in Southend On Sea, UK. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


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

Since 1110

Museum, Landmarks, House, Architectural Structure, Historical Places, Exhibitions, Collections, Displays, Park, Picnic Area, Walled Garden, School Trip, Programs, Events & Shops

It is a Grade I listed building - It was founded by the Cluniac Order as a cell to the Priory of St Pancras at Lewes, Sussex - It boasts 45 acres of tranquil gardens and ponds, sports pitches and a children's playground

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

We took our grandchildren to the priory as we were visiting priory park . There is no admission charge to the priory so that's a plus these days . I remember when I was a young lad being taken here on a school trip . The priory has been fully renovated to its former glory and is an outstanding building full of history and character considering the age of it . The priory is full of items found on the site and have been restored for the pleasure of us visitors . The grounds around the priory.

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

Since 1364

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

It is Grade I Listed Medieval moated house - The 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

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

I've been coming to these gardens and have viewed the manor house all my life. I used to bring my children and today I visited with my Grandchildren as part of my 54th birthday celebrations. We had a lovely time at the meet the tutors experience. Staff were dressed in the style for that period and were on call to speak to the children about life in that period. There were hats, helmets and clothes for them to try on. It really brought the history alive for them. Well done to the staff.

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Western Esplanade, Southend on Sea SS1 1EE

Since 1889

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

The pier is a Grade II listed building - The pier was designed by James Brunlees - It is the town's historical icon as well as being the longest pleasure Pier in the world - The new station is constructed in glass to give a strikingly modern style

1st April - 17th May & 7th September - 1st November: Mon - Fri 8:15 am - 6:00 pm Sat & Sun 8:15 am - 8:00 pm 23rd May - 3rd September: Mon - Sun 8:15 am - 9:00 pm Winter 2nd November - 20th March: Wed - Sun 9:15 am - 5:00 pm

This was the first time I'd been on the pier for over 45 years and my wife's first visit ever so it brought back great memories for me although in all honesty there isn't a great deal to do other than enjoy the walk and/or train ride. It was a beautiful September day so we enjoyed a brisk walk out to the end, grabbed a Rossi's ice cream and watched a lifeboat go out and then took the train back to dry land. It's certainly peaceful out there and some people were just soaking up the sun.

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