From Clacton Station:
About 5 minutes’ walk in total. Leave the station and turn right along Skelmersdale Road along station frontage. Cross the A133 at the pedestrian lights, bear slightly right, and proceed straight ahead along Hayes Road until Hayes Road is crossed by Alexandra Road.
Turn right along Alexandra Road and proceed to the end of the road which forms a T-junction with Wellesley Road. Turn left along Wellesley Road and continue until you reach Adelaide House (no. 24 on the left-hand side).
Join the A12 at Hackney Wick. Continue along the A12 to the Chelmsford Bypass, proceed along the A12 past the junction with the A120 and straight ahead at the junction with the A1124. Take the right-hand lanes signposted Ipswich.
Keep forward past the junction for Colchester and at the junction with the A120 take the left branch onto the A120, signposted Harwich.
At the junction with the A133 take the left branch onto the A133, signposted Clacton, and proceed to the junction for Frating.
- Take the first exit from the roundabout, continue past Little Bentley and proceed to the Colchester Road roundabout (junction with B1033).
- Take the 3rd exit from the roundabout and proceed to Bovills Roundabout.
- Take the 2nd exit and proceed to Great Clacton (St Johns Roundabout).
- Take the 3rd exit, entering Clacton-on-Sea via London Road.
Wellesley Road is the second exit from the next roundabout.
Distance: approximately 80 miles. Driving time: approximately 2 hours.
N.B. When entering Clacton-on-Sea, follow the signs to the Town Centre, NOT the signs to the seafront.