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A unique town just waiting to be explored!


Kick off your day with a delicious breakfast at one of Brightlingsea’s cozy cafes! Enjoy a traditional English breakfast at Victoria café or Café Lido or opt for a lighter option like some delicious pastries.

Victoria Cafe ( Swimming | Brightlingsea Lido, Out Door Swimming Pool | Brightlingsea

Once you’re all fuelled for the day head to the Harbour Office. The office is able to give you a wealth of information so that your day at Brightlingsea is well spent. From walking booklets, where to have lunch to what to see and do. Not forgetting your 4-legged companions can grab a snack. Or head straight to the seafront for a stroll along the prom enjoying the fresh sea breeze and the scenic views, admiring the yachts and power boats moored here from afar.

From April to September the Harbour runs various Boat Trips so why not start your adventure by booking a Harbour Tour. A perfect way to spend some quality time with your family and a great way to spend some time out on the water.

Harbour Tours - Brightlingsea Harbour

Feeling peckish?

Located just a minute walk from the Harbour, No.1 Harbour Square & The Yachtsman’s Arms offer delicious food for you and your family to enjoy! An exciting new venue in Brightlingsea Marina ( Yachtsmans Arms ( Or venture a little further afield to the town centre just a 10-minute walk where there are plenty more places to fuel! Don’t forget the Rose Bud on Hurst Green specialising in seafood with marvellous panoramic views of the river Colne. Colchester Restaurant — The Rosebud seafood restaurant & pub (


After lunch, explore Brightlingsea’s very own spectacular museum before embarking on a coastal walk from our walking booklet to finish your day exploring this unique town! You may be thinking Brightlingsea is a small town, but it certainly holds a lot of history. Take a look around the museum and gain a snippet into the history Brightlingsea has to offer. Brightlingsea Museum - Home. Alternatively book the Lido and enjoy a refreshing dip in Brightlingsea’s 1930’s open air pool. Swimming | Brightlingsea Lido, Out Door Swimming Pool | Brightlingsea

Finally, what better way to end your day at the seaside by having a fish & chip supper at the waterfront. THE WATERSIDE, Brightlingsea - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Photos & Phone Number - Tripadvisor WINKIES, Brightlingsea - Restaurant Reviews, Photos & Phone Number - Tripadvisor

Wishing to extend your stay? Don’t worry Brightlingsea has your back with numerous places you can stay overnight allowing you the chance to explore Brightlingsea even further!

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