Clacton-on-Sea is the largest town in the Tendring Peninsula, which is in Essex in England. Clacton-on-Sea was started as early as 1871, and is now a seaside resort that has a large influx of tourists to it, as well as a attractive location for retired people. due to its closeness to the sea, you and your family will be able to enjoy various activities - such as jogging along the beach with your dog or dogs, during the morning or evening, which will add a nice background to your exercise, and will help you lift your spirits while keeping in excellent shape - it is a vacation after all.
Other activities include just enjoying the beach and sunbathing, while your kids build castles in the sand, or taking a swim in the sea.
You and your family might also want to take a scheduled cruise which will show you the surrounding coastline of Clacton-on-Sea, or you can take a boat and go on a private cruise around the seafront, and take your time - having a picnic in sea, etc.
You can also just take a boat and go fishing, as a sport or in order to eat a freshly cooked fish.
Clacton-on-Sea's status as a seaside resort was started by Peter Bruff during the year 1871, when the main access to the town was by sea - using steamships who sailed in these waters on a regular basis. The boats started docking in the Clacton Pier in 1871, and the pier started offering amusements and arcades, as well as other amenities, and became a hot spot for both locals and tourists who want to have some fun while in town - with their friends and family, or by themselves.
Due to the large influx of tourists to Clacton-on-Sea, the roads and other location and buildings were expanded and renovated, and major roads started reaching Clacton-on-Sea and made it much easier to reach by land.
The seaside resorts were renovated and expanded over the years, and now offer many different types of attractions, as well as many different types of accommodations, so you can find whatever you want in a price that suits your condition. Besides the seaside resorts and attractions, Clacton-on-Sea has various landmarks and points of interest of historical significance, such as the St. John's Church, which is the oldest Building in the entire area of Clacton, and is associated with a famous rumour about smugglers in those old days - a rumour that has been discredited by historians.
Another point of interest is the Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm, which has 48 turbines spread over 7 kilometers near Clacton and the Essex coast. The turbines are a way for the town to offer green electricity, and it started with only 9 turbines which were built and started operating in the year 2009.
Also while visiting Clacton-on-Sea you need to be prepared for the local climate, which is the hottest during the months of July and August.