How do I book one of your beach huts?
Click ‘Beach Hut Hire’ from the main menu, select the beach hut you would like to hire. Click the dates you would like on the calendar and click Book Now. This leads you onto your shopping basket. If you have a discount code or gift voucher code they can be entered in here. (All Caps) Update your basket or click checkout if you have no codes. You will need to register an account with us to continue your booking. This will take you to the checkout for a secure online payment where you can pay with G pay, credit card, debit card or Paypal. A booking confirmation will be sent to your email.
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Where are your huts?
The addresses of the huts are:
Two Little Ducks, Hut 22A Turquoise
Florence, Hut 35A Purple
Alice, Hut 40A Lime Green
Summer, Hut 41A Yellow
Sand Castle, Hut 43A Marine Blue
Wiggles, Hut 109A Pink
Sophienna, Hut 156D Blue/White
Bluebell, Hut 165A Aqua
The artist's retreat, Hut 168 Low Wall Frinton on sea, Essex CO13 9EL
Southcliff Promenade, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8EJ
From the Pier end, with the pier on your left, walk past The Beach Hut Kiosk along the prom, past the brightly coloured huts that all look the same, round the bend, before and past ‘May’s Boardwalk Café’ and the huts are just along from there
What happens when you book a beach hut with us?
If you've booked a week or more in advance you will receive a booking email confirmation straight away and then another email a week before your booking with all the info you need.
If you book 1-7days before you will receive 1 email straight away with all the Info you need. Please read down to end of your booking confirmation.
How do I gain access to the hut?
Access to the hut is via a key safe on the side of the hut. You will receive an email with the keysafe code 1 week before your booking. Please check junk/spam mail.
Which Huts have perspex windows?
Wiggles, Summer & Bluebell.
How many people are allowed in and out of the huts?
A maximum of 8 people per hut.. Alice Beach huts have the rights to ask you to leave if we find an excess of guests.
What months are you open?
High Season: June, July, Aug, Sept £60 *£70 Frinton)
Low Season: Mar*, Apr, May, Oct £40
We often have weekday discounts excluding school holidays. Please check our social media for updates.
How do I pay?
We accept payments via debit card, credit card or Paypal.
Payments are required in full at the time of booking
What are your Check in and Check out times?
High Season: 8am-6pm
Low Season: 9am-5pm
Can we stay in the huts overnight?
Unfortunately you cannot stay overnight.
Are your huts on the beach/front row?
All beach huts are situated on the Front row on the promenade.Bluebell & Sand Castle have 6 steps in front of them.
Where is the closest train station?
Walton on the Naze train station
Where can I park?
Church Road car park, CO14 8DE.
Station car park, CO14 8DH
Millennium Square car park, CO14 8AF
Free Parking along Frinton Promenade
There is also parking along the residential streets nearby.
Where are the nearest shops and restaurants?
Walton on The Naze has so many places to eat and drink
Mays Broadwalk Café (seasonal), The beach Hut Kiosk, The Pier
The Beach House, Tollgate Fisheries (takeaway) Yates
The High Street Café, The Potatoe Shack, Whites pie and Mash
The Walton Tarvern, The Queens Head, The Victory
The Co Op, Tesco Express, Premier Shop
M&S and Aldi - Arthur Ransome Way CO14 8FA
What do you supply in the hut?
- Foldable Table
- Water Carrier
- 6 Chairs
- 1 Ring Gas Stove/Kettle
- Spare 1 Ring Portable gas stove under kitchen unit
- Cooking Pot/Pan
- Beach Toys (We advise to bring your own)
- Dog bowl
- Fire Blanket/First Aid Kit
- Dust pan and brush/ Broom
- Washing up bowl and accessories
Sometimes things do go missing but we try our hardest to keep the list above upto date.
Please bring a tea towel for your washing up!
How accessible are the huts?
All our huts apart from SandCastle, Two Bees, Bluebell & Sophienna are ground level.
They all have 2/3 steps to gain entry into them.
Florence, Alice and Summer, Two Little Ducks & Bluebell have grab handles on the sides of the doors to help with entering the huts.
Unfortunately the huts are not accessible for wheelchairs to physically enter into the huts but the promenade is wheelchair friendly and there is a ramp that leads down to the sand.
Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are more than welcome, SouthCliff beach is dog-friendly all year round. Please remember to clean up your dog’s mess. A spare bowl and poop bags are provided. Please do not leave dogs unattended in/out of the hut.
Do you have Gas or Electricity?
None of the huts have electricity but are fully equipped with a one ring gas stove and gas bottle. A spare portable gas stove can be found behind the main gas supply with spare gas cans. Please remember not to leave the stove unattended when on and to turn the gas off when you depart.
How do i use the gas stove?
Instructions for both main gas stove and portable stove are provided in the info pack in hut.
Please watch this short video on how to change the spare gas canister as if it is not done correctly it can cause a fire. (this is shown at 40 seconds on the video clip)
Do not use the gas stove when the perspex window and / or door are closed as there will not be enough ventilation which could cause a build-up of carbon monoxide in the hut.
Can we bring a BBQ?
BBQ’s are not permitted in or around the beach huts. This includes the Promenade.
Is there running water?
The taps can be found at the end of each beach hut row.
The taps are turned off from Oct and turned back on from Apr
Are there toilet facilities?
Public toilets can be found opposite the pier.
Are there disabled toilets nearby?
Disabled toilets can be found opposite the pier. You will need a radar key to access them.
Changing places also have facilities on the promenade for more info
Are there beach toys?
We provide several beach toys in all huts but advise you bring or buy your own.
What if it rains?
We provide books and games to try to keep the children entertained.
Wiggles, Summer, Florence & Bluebell Huts have Perspex windows which help keep the wind and rain out on those unfortunate rainy days. The pier is also undercover.
Should I tidy up before I leave?
The Hut should be left in a clean and tidy condition and swept out prior to departure. Cleaning equipment and products are provided for that purpose.
What happens if I lock myself out/lose the key/Break the Keysafe?
If you lock yourself out or lose the set of keys please contact us on 07552195367 or via fb. This will be at your expense and costs incurred by any damage to the door or lock and replacement keys will also be your responsibility to pay for.
Where can I find Tide Times?
You can check in advance at
Please give approx. 2 hours from High Tide/Low Tide
Where can i stay overnight locally?
Check out time is 6pm in high season and 5pm in low season.
Although the huts are checked each day after 6pm, please do leave the hut as you found it and be vacated by 6pm. Please ensure that the beach hut key is placed back into the key safe box and the code scrambled.
The Pier is the third longest in England with rides, ten pin bowling & arcades.
Please click to go to RNLI Beach Safety
Remember to RESPECT the water!
Terms and Conditions
This agreement is between us (“the Licensor”) and you “(the Licensee”)
“The Hut” means Huts 22A 31C 32C 35A 40A 41A 43A 109A 156D 165A Southcliff Promenade, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8EJ 168 Low Wall Frinton on sea CO13 9EL
“Date of Booking” means the date for which you have booked the Hut.
“Daily rate” means the rate payable for each day of hire of the Hut
“Licensee” means you.
“Licensor” means us.
Payment of the daily rate is required in full on the date you have booked which is non-refundable subject to the exclusion below;
In the event that the Hut is unavailable for let due to damage sustained to the Hut which would make it unsuitable to let, such damage having been sustained due to severe weather conditions causing the Hut to be found unsafe and / or not watertight, we will at our discretion endeavour to offer an alternative hut or date subject to availability, failing which we shall apply a full refund in the circumstances that apply within this clause
The booking is not transferable.
We reserve the right to cancel any booking after giving notice to you in the event that we are unable to let the Hut for reasons beyond our reasonable control and/or in circumstances which we consider the Hut is unsuitable for let, in which event we will offer an alternative date or alternative accommodation subject to the provisions of Clause
The key code for the keys of the Hut shall be released a week before the booking upon full payment having been made at the Daily Rate to the Account for the Date of Booking.
3. Duration of Let and Capacity
The Hut is available from 8am to 6pm each date of Booking. If you are booking consecutive days then you may stay until 8pm apart from the last day when you must leave at 6pm
The keys are available from the key safe on the side of the Hut.
Keep noise to a minimum and respectfully be aware of occupants of other beach huts. Music is permitted but confined to the Hut and kept to a minimum in order not to cause nuisance.
The maximum capacity permitted per hut including adults, children and pets is 8.
The stove should be correctly turned off after use. We will not be responsible or held liable for any misuse of the gas stove. Do not use your own pans on the stove as they could be a fire hazard.
For safety reasons smoking is not permitted in the Hut at any time.
Barbeques are not permitted
All litter is to be removed and disposed of responsibly on your departure on the booking date.
The Hut should be left in a clean and tidy condition and swept out prior to departure and cleaning equipment and products are provided for that purpose.
The Licensee is responsible for all of his/her personal property and that of his/her guests. We do not accept responsibility or liability for any loss, theft, or damage to personal belongings howsoever caused.
All damage and breakages are to be reported to us. The cost of damage caused by you, and / or your guests shall be borne by us up to the value of £10 (ten pounds) over and above this value we shall charge you for damage and repairs on production of an invoice for the same.
Departure on Date of Booking
The Hut must be vacated by 6pm on the Date of Booking.
The Hut must be securely locked and bolted and the keys replaced within either the Hut or in the key safe and the numbers scrambled and the shutter to the safe closed.
Loss of keys will result in a charge to you for the cost of a new set of keys and the cost of a locksmith on notice to you and thereafter production of an invoice to you payable by you within 14 days of that invoice date.
The laws of England apply to this Agreement.