Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CM0 8AA

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Car Parking: Burnham-on-Crouch has on-street parking close to many of the town's venues and amenities (however please note that many streets in the town centre have single or double yellow lines restricting or prohibiting parking, enforced by traffic wardens. Please check local parking restrictions on streets marked with yellow lines.)

Burnham-on-Crouch has a number of public car parks operated by Maldon District Council in the town centre, near Burnham Quay and at Riverside Park.  Parking for customers is also provided at Burnham-on-Crouch Railway Station (fee chargeable) and by a number of Shops and Service providers in the town. For further details of car parks including those with designated disabled parking spaces - see: 

Public Toilets, including disabled toilets ( * denotes baby changing facilities also provided), are located at:, 

·         Burnham-on-Crouch Town Council building, Chapel Road, near to the Harbour.

·         Riverside Park * (100metres from Dengle Hundred Sports Centre).

·         West Quay* (located at the junction with Doctor’s Lane ).

See also: Public toilets (burnham.org.uk)

·         In addition, toilet facilities are available for the use  of customers at Burnham Museum and at some larger Stores, cafes, bars and restaurants in Burnham-on-Crouch.

Brief description

Burnham-on-Crouch is a small town, approximately 20 miles from Chelmsford, located on the northern banks of the River Crouch and approximately 5 miles from where the river enters the Thames Estuary of the North Sea. 

Burnham-on-Crouch is home to the internationally famous yachting event ‘Burnham Week’ and home to a number of sailing clubs (including  the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club and the Royal Burnham Yacht Club). 

 The town has a number of attractions including:

·          A good range of independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

·          Burnham Yacht Harbour and Marina

·         Burnham Quay - A dial-a-ferry passenger service operating during the Spring/Summer season  from Burnham-on-Crouch West Quay cross-river to  the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds)’s ‘Wallasea Island Coastal Wildlife Reserve’. Also, sea fishing trips and Seal Watching Trips operate in the Summer from Burnham Quay .  

·         Burnham-on-Crouch Museum,

·         Mangapps Railway and Museum, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex

·         Riverside Park - Burnham's town park located close to Burnham town centre and Burnham Railway Station. It is a short walk along the riverfront sea wall  from Burnham Quay.

        Burnham Beach -  Accessible from the sea wall at low tide at the Riverside Park end of the beach. (The River Crouch is tidal Visitors are  advised to check the Tide Times where planning to access the beach.)

         Burnham Cinema  - a historic, independent cinema.   


Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex 


Burnham-on-Crouch no longer has its own tourist information office in Burnham; but tourist information for Burnham-on-Crouch is available from Maldon Council Tourist Information - email:TIC@maldon.gov.uk

Alternatively, contact Burnham-on-Crouch Community Council using the Enquiry Form at the  following webpage: HomeBusinessCommunityCouncilsWha (burnham.org.uk)


Maldon Council Tourist Information for Burnham-on Crouch: 01621 784785


There are a number of useful websites for visitors: 

Home page of Burnham on Crouch

 Aerial film of Burnham-on-Crouch, Sunday 6 September 2015 - YouTube




SAT NAV: CM0 8AA (B1020 - High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch.

Burnham-on-Crouch is in the Maldon  district of Essex , approximately 20 miles from Chelmsford. From Chelmsford: Take either: A414 then B1010 to Burnham-on-Crouch,  or alternatively take the:  A1114, A130, Burnham Rd/A132, B1012 and B1010 to Burnham-on-Crouch.

Opening Times

Prior to travelling, always check directly with the  venues you are planning to visit in the town, for up-to-date information including of opening times and admission charges as they may be subject to change. (As at Spring 2020 - UK Government 's National 'COVID-19' restrictions have been applicable to travel and to the availability of amenities and opening of  venues). 


By Rail - Nearest Railway Station: Burnham-on-Crouch Station, Station Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8BQ. Station operated by Greater Anglia Trains is the penultimate stop on the Crouch Valley line from London Liverpool Street Station. Approx. 50 minutes journey from London Liverpool Street Station. The Station is centrally located in Burnham-on -Crouch town centre close to all local amenities. The Station is manned part-time only. Level access available to the station which has a single platform. Refreshments kiosk. No toilet facilities available. There is a Hearing Loop to the Help Point on the Station.

By Bus : Bus Routes 31/31C/31B/31X operated by First Essex Buses from Chelmsford to Burnham-on-Crouch calling en route at stops near Burnham-on-Crouch Railway Station, Burnham High Street. It is a short walk from the final bus stop on Burnham High Street to Burnham Quay, Museum , Yacht Harbour, Marina, Beach and  to Riverside Park.

The Nearest bus stop to/from Burnham-on-Crouch Station is approximately 2 minutes’ walk away , on Station Road ( B1021) outside the Railway Hotel .For buses towards Burnham beach, take bus service 31/31C/31B/31X from the bus stop outside the Railway Hotel to Burnham Cinema (approximately 10 minutes’ bus journey); the Beach and West Quay are then approximately 5 minutes’ walk from Burnham Cinema.


Burnham-on-Crouch town centre has a good range of refreshment facilities (including take-aways, cafes, restaurants and bars) - for visitor information see:  Burnham (visitmaldondistrict.co.uk)

Accommodation - In and near  to the town are a number of hotels and other places to stay including for caravans and camping (check with individual venues on availability of disabled access and facilities).

Travel Information

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