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Old Leigh

High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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Old Leigh, Essex

We visit old Leigh at least once a fortnight, whether it is to go for a walk or to grab a bite to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Essex, United Kingdom
via mobile
Relaxing stroll and lunch

As I live in Leigh it is easy to visit Old Leigh, have lunch at the amazing Sarahs Tea Garden, a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patricia A
Burnham, United Kingdom
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“seafood” (148 reviews)
“cockle sheds” (92 reviews)
“cockles” (97 reviews)
High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visit old Leigh at least once a fortnight, whether it is to go for a walk or to grab a bite to eat and have a drink. Old Leigh is one of my favourite parts of Essex. Full of character and a lovely atmosphere....More

Thank ajb1997-b
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As I live in Leigh it is easy to visit Old Leigh, have lunch at the amazing Sarahs Tea Garden, a browse round Lynn Taits gallery and watch the cockle boats unload their catch.

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 1 week ago

pretty village setting with some good restaurants and pubs old cockle sheds that have been there for donkeys years good fresh seafood can be purchased to take away or eat on the close by beach quaint old English

Thank elainesteed13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place, lots to see Fish and shellfish exceptional. Worth the trip just to get your fish, but nice pubs and Cafes. Quirky shops and gallery's to look around. Nice beach at the bar end

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't help it, I love a visit to Old Leigh. But I wish there was less rubbish lying around. People of Essex, clear up your s***t and take it home with you!

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a absolute fantastic time for that time of year but I tell you the summer time is even more fantastic .bands play for free from about 11 am until about 5 in the afternoon .all free I might add in the name of...More

Thank sandrabonner69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old leigh offers great fresh fish food good old traditional fish and chips near a good say beach very clean lovely gift shop great ice cream stunning views

Thank Gabrielle L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joined a C2C train at West Ham for the 40-minute journey and between 10.30 am and 14.40 was able to enjoy the quaint cobbled street,,,an excellent tea garden, a lengthy stay in the fascinating museum, a long lazy walk along the estuary and the highlight...More

2  Thank DavidWelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic couple of days and enjoyed the beer and the music. Fantastic event with a great atmosphere good for all ages including families.

Thank mayland123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of the way nice little spot away from the crowded sprawl of Southend. Only a few miles but miles apart in comparison. Probably unknown to most who stay at the bigger neighbour but worth a visit . Found it whilst visiting Undercliffe Gardens.

1  Thank ccws50
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17 July 2017|
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Response from patriciatoulmin | Reviewed this property |
In good weather, (as long as it is not windy and wet), a lovely walk along the footpath at the back of the beach takes 15-20 minutes to Old Leigh from Chalkwell Station. There is a car park below Chalkwell Station which is... More
Peter Anthony S
26 July 2016|
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Response from tanddee123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi the train from Southend to Leigh takes 5 minutes and 2 minute walk to old leigh
sandra e
11 July 2016|
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Response from Ruth K | Reviewed this property |
There are two car parks just behind leigh on sea station or a carpark under the bridge just after the cockle sheds or even a small car park on old leigh high street itself and one more in front of the mayflower pub just... More