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With stunning sunsets and an abundance of coastal charm, Mersea Island is the perfect location to call home. Based approximately nine miles from Colchester, the small fishing town is split into two main areas, East Mersea and West Mersea. In West Mersea, you’ll find sandy beaches, shops, restaurants and pubs. If you’d prefer to visit wild natural beaches and large open spaces, then East Mersea could be perfect for you. With something to suit everyone’s needs and preferences, Mersea is a popular choice for individuals and families looking for a new home. If you’re planning on taking a trip to Mersea to check out the area, it’s important to remember to check the tide times. A high tide can cover the only road in and out of the Island.
Salt marsh at West Mersea, Essex
Brightly coloured beach huts at Mersea, Essex

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Things to do in Mersea

The idyllic town offers something for everyone which makes it an excellent choice of location for individuals, couples and families. Get to know the area better by venturing out on one of the many walking trails or cycling routes available. You could decide to take a stroll along the sandy beach or spend the day pedalling around the town. Watersports and spending time chilling on the beach are popular pastimes in this picturesque seaside town. 

You’ll find that there are plenty of excellent restaurants and cosy, local pubs to choose from. Seafood lovers will be thrilled to know that Mersea Island is well-known for its delicious seafood, particularly the oysters. If you enjoy a glass of wine, why not pay a visit to Mersea Island’s Vineyard? There’s something for everyone to enjoy in this scenic seaside town!

Transport in Mersea

Those living in Mersea will find that there are bus services that run from Mersea to Colchester. The nearest train station is located in Colchester which is located a short drive, or taxi journey, away. It’s important to remember that there is only one road in and out of Mersea and at some high tides this can become completely submerged in water. Ensure that you check the tide times before travelling and do not attempt to cross the causeway when it is under water. 
Hedingham bus Mersea
Mersea Island School

Schools in Mersea

There are plenty of fantastic schools located a short distance from Mersea Island for families to choose from. Here are just a few examples of schools that are located nearby… 

  • Mersea Island School
  • Colchester Royal Grammar School
  • Colchester County High School for Girls
  • Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form

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