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All Saints’ Church

All Saints’ Church, the first building you see when you come to Brightlingsea and the last you see when you leave. Its tower has been an important navigational aid for…
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Blessing of the Waters

The Blessing of the Waters is the ancient ceremony of beating of the boundaries of the Cinque Port Liberty of Brightlingsea.
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Cinque Port Ceremonies

Brightlingsea’s unique history is kept alive in its ceremonies as a Cinque Port, the only one north of the Thames. It is a “Limb” of Sandwich, our Head Port in…
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The Lozenge

The Lozenge has been transformed from an overgrown, inaccessible plot into a nature area to be enjoyed by all.
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Brightlingsea Webcam

This Brightlingsea webcam is mounted on the Brightlingsea Sailing Club’s Race Management Centre, looking across the creek to Point Clear. The club’s races are started from a line that runs…
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Bateman’s Tower

Bateman’s Tower is one of the town’s best known landmarks. It’s located at the end of Promenade Way, close to the paddling pool.
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Springmead Gardens

Bequeathed to the townsfolk of Brightlingsea in 1927 by Captain Arthur Wenlock, Springmead Gardens was neglected until In 2001 members of Brightlingsea In Bloom secured funding of £78,000 to carry out…
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brightlingsea lido from the air

Brightlingsea Lido

​​Brightlingsea Lido is a classic 1930s open air swimming pool right on the coast at Brightlingsea, Essex. Run by the community for the community, it is the place for a…
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