17 Feb

Southend-on-Sea offers relief from the rat race

Southend-on-Sea offers relief from the rat race

Southend-on-Sea is a thriving town, with plenty on offer for young families and retirees alike. Located close to London, the area is the ideal opportunity to escape the rat race. Whether for a weekend escape or for a longer stay, Southend-on-Sea has a vibrant culture that will attract people of all ages.

For those looking for property for sale in Southend-on-Sea, it is located just 40 miles away from London, making it a popular option for commuters who want to live outside the Big Smoke. This, along with the area's bustling culture - thanks to a variety of theatres, events and its iconic pier - has seen Southend-on-Sea boom in popularity over the last decade. 

Its pier, which is the longest in the world, is perhaps the town's most iconic feature, and is the region's hub of entertainment. From the amusement park Adventure Island to the railway, football club and regular air shows, there is plenty for locals and visitors to do with their spare time.

The area is ideal for young families who don't want to raise their children in the capital, or can't afford its prices. Southend-on-Sea has plenty of weekend activities, with its successful farmers' market on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, while there are regular vintage fairs and markets in the town. These are often held at numerous scenic locations, from the Kursaal to the Railway Hotel.

Southend also has a number of cultural opportunities with the Focal Point Gallery and its mix of contemporary visual art, performances, film screenings and talks, and the Southend Museums Service, boasting a number of historical attractions.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801775645-ADNFCR

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