• Seasiders

    Just the ticket for a fun packed family day out in Essex by bus.

Whether you fancy a day at the beach, a stumble through the past in Colchester, Shopping at Braintree Outlet Village, a trip to Colchester Zoo or a maritime adventure in Harwich & Felixstowe.  

Seasiders really is the best way for you to get out and about this summer.

With an abundance of sights and attractions spread out right across Essex, our comprehensive network of buses allows you to sit back, relax and let us take care of the driving, whilst you enjoy your holiday.

Our buses run up to every:-

  • 30 minutes between Colchester from Clacton
  • 15 minutes between Walton on the Naze and Clacton
  • 60 minutes between West Mersea and Colchester
  • 60 minutes between Harwich and Clacton
  • 60 minutes between Colchester – Halstead and Great Yeldham
  • 60 minutes between Colchester and Tollesbury

What’s more, you can change buses during your journey and make the most of your day out.

What tickets are available? 

Seasiders Day

  • Adult £6.50
  • 16-19 £5.20
  • Child £4.30
  • Family* £10

* 1 adult & up to 4 children or 2 adults & up to 3 children travelling together in a group- not available before 0900 on schooldays.

Staying Longer? Buy a weekly ticket and head out a little further to see what the Essex sunshine coast truly has to offer.

Seasiders Weekly

  • Adult £20
  • 16-19 £16
  • Child £13

Seasiders Monthly

  • Adult £60
  • 16-19 £50
  • Child £40

How do I purchase?

Buy on our app or pay contactless on the bus. 

Which area does The Seasiders zone cover?

It is valid on Hedingham routes; 3 (all route between Clacton and Harwich), 4/4A (all route between Great Clacton/Bockings Elm and Jaywick), 5/5A (all route in Bockings Elm), 6 (all route between Clacton and Point Clear), 7 (betweenSt Osyth and Seawick,  8 (all route between Clacton and Holland), 63 (all route between Colchester and West Mersea), 74/76/X76 (all route between Jaywick, Clacton and Colchester), 97/98 (all route between Clacton and Walton on the Naze), 134 (all route Clacton circular via Holland), 135 (all route Clacton circular via Bockings Elm) and 137 (all route Clacton circular via Great Clacton). 

Please note that the Seasiders zoneis not Valid on Essex County Council sponsored routes e.g.21, 50/50A, 50B, 69/69A, 79, 84B, 85, 99, 345, 352, D1 and D2.  

View our Bus routes map


  • Hedingham and Chambers Bus Routes

    Click above to download our Bus Routes map

Things to do


The seafront gardens are a carpet of glorious colour throughout the season and provide a backdrop for miles of golden sandy beaches and the town's fun packed pier.

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Walton on the Naze

Enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches at Walton on the Naze and explore your inner palaeontologist, with a little fossil hunting or stroll through the Naze Tower nature reserve and take in its breath-taking coastal views.

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The first roman capital of Britain, Colchester is packed full of history, art, and culture. Explore Colchester Castle and its roman walls, stroll around the Castle Park and enjoy a game of Pitch and Putt on the Green. Marvel at the landscapes which once captured Gainsborough’s attention or enjoy a spot of shopping at Lions Walk and Culver Square.

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West Mersea

There’s a distinct sense of adventure about a trip to Mersea Island. Enjoy the shops, guesthouses and restaurants, or relax on the beach, watching the activity at the boat-repair yards, taking in the dramatic, wide skies and estuary view.

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