Destination guide

Travel to friendly Westcliff-on-Sea

The area's theatre scene and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Westcliff-on-Sea. This welcoming city is known for its seaside, beaches and restaurants. Southend Pier and Rochester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Westcliff-on-Sea

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Westcliff-on-Sea a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Belfairs Public Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Southend Sea Life Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Hadleigh Farm (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Westcliff-on-Sea

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Westcliff-on-Sea

Westcliff-on-Sea is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Westcliff-on-Sea is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chalkwell Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Westcliff Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Belfairs Woods (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Thorpe Bay Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Hockley Woods (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Shoebury East Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Westcliff-on-Sea

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to London (LCY-London City), which is 27.5 mi (44.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Westcliff Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Westcliff-on-Sea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 15 holiday rentals around Westcliff-on-Sea. From 4 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Westcliff-on-Sea is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Westcliff-on-Sea?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Westcliff-on-Sea. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Westcliff-On-Sea Chalkwell Station: 300 holiday rentals
  • Westcliff Gardens: 434 holiday rentals
  • Westcliff Station: 424 holiday rentals
  • Cliffs Pavilion: 431 holiday rentals
  • Beecroft Art Gallery: 431 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Westcliff-on-Sea listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Westcliff-on-Sea?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 4 Houses in Westcliff-on-Sea. Our other popular types of Westcliff-on-Sea holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 holiday houses
  • Studios: 11 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Westcliff-on-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 13 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Westcliff-on-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.