Things to Do

People visit Burnham on Crouch and the villages that make up the surrounding villages of the Dengie Hundred for many reasons from the adrenalin rush of race sailing or powerboats to the tranquility of nature.

The below index provides examples of just some of the reasons that people visit us.


Accommodation Hotels, B & B or Camping
Art Art in the area including the annual Art Trail
Artists & Authors Details of some of the famous artists & authors connected to this area
Birds The mudflats, coastal waters and large arable tracts attract a wide variety of  wild birds
Burnham Carnival A brilliant torchlight carnival
Burnham Clocktower The iconic building that dominates the High Street
Burnham Ferry A ferry from Burnham on Crouch across the River to Wallasea
Burnham Golf Club An 18 hole golf club with stunning views over the River Crouch
Burnham in Bloom An annual floral event which keeps the town in flower for the summer
Burnham Museum Burnham's own museum is rather good
Burnham Week One of the best known sailing weeks in mainland UK
Burnham Yacht Harbour Home to the RNLI and many big boats with visits from the Police boats, Coastguard and fireboat
Car Parking Car parking is free in most places off street and in car parks but some yellow lines often apply at weekends
Cinema The Rio Cinema has two screens and shows the latest films at half the cost of most cinemas
Conservation areas Historic centres of our villages - This link takes you to our sister site
Creeksea Place An ancient manor house built in the 1500's on land owned by the Boleyn family
Cycling A very popular sport for racing and for a pleasant ride on the mainly flat countryside
Dengie Hundred Sports Centre A fully equipped gym and sports centre
Farmers Market The farmers sell their produce on the 3rd sunday of every month
Fishing Sea fishing by boat,beach or river bank
Fossils The best places to go fossil hunting
Gardens Gardens open to the public
Historic Building Details of some of the 117 listed buildings in Burnham on Crouch
History A potted history of the area
Islands islands in the Rivers Crouch and Blackwater
Limes Farm Museum A small but free museum
Listening Bench Plays an audio history of Burnham on the Quay
Mangapps Railway Museum A museum dedicated to steam with a large area of exhibits and working steam trains
Map Street Map of Burnham on Crouch
Maritime activities index The River Crouch dominates the town and so much is connected to the River
Market Burnham has a street market every Tuesday morning
Parkrun Take part in Parkrun every Saturday
Parks Open spaces and picnic spots
Picnic Picnic spots in town
Public Toilets Toilets in Burnham and the surrounding villages
Pubs One thing Burnham does well is the wide selection of pubs
Real Ale CAMRA have a local branch and real ale is widely available in most local Inns
Restuarants Resturants serving food of all cuisines
River Crouch There would be no Burnham without the River Crouch
RNLI Station The RNLI station is at Burnham Yacht Harbour
Swimming/Bathing Where to bath in the Rivers or sea
Take Away Food Take away food from different cuisines
Tides Details of tide times at Burnham
Tourist Information Centre Get more information here
Train Services Burnham Railway Station and the Crouch Valley Line
Walks Walks around Burnham on Crouch
Weather An extensive weather report for Burnham on Crouch