London news Lively seaside town an hour from London with an award-winning ice cream shop Uk news

MetiNews.Com - Southend is full of hidden gems and holidaying history.

London news Lively seaside town an hour from London with an award-winning ice cream shop Uk news

MetiNews.Com - Southend is full of hidden gems and holidaying history.

London news  Lively seaside town an hour from London with an award-winning ice cream shop Uk news
14 January 2021 - 08:01

Breaking News ! With lockdown rules ever stricter, we're planning the places we can visit after restrictions are lifted. Close to London, Southend-on-Sea makes an ideal day out for families to enjoy and we bet its residents are enjoying beach walks to get them through these difficult times. Southend-on-Sea is famous for its beaches, fish and chips, and being the go-to holiday destination for EastEnders characters. But did you know it also has award-winning ice cream and the longest pleasure pier in the world? At 1.34 miles long it takes the title, with famous Essex-born Jamie Oliver hosting his Friday night show, Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast at the end of it. Don’t be fooled like I was though - the cafe isn’t real, and is more of a film set. For more news and features about London directly to your inbox sign up to our newsletter here .

. Originally a wooden structure built in 1830, the pier even served as a Royal Navy departure point in WWII. Rossi's ice cream serves some of the best ice cream around (Image: Paul Collins) These days there is a train taking passengers who don’t fancy walking the distance, but visitors were once escorted by a horse tramway. Stretching from Leigh Bell Wharf to Shoebury East Beach, Southend-on-Sea has seven miles of beaches for visitors to enjoy in the warmer months. We hope summer 2021 looks like this (Image: Yui Mok/PA Wire) Award-winning Rossi ice cream is famous in the town for being the most delicious My Whippy around. Based on a traditional Italian recipe of fresh milk, butter and double cream, it continues to be loved among Southenders more than 90 years after its fruition. Fans can even buy t-shirts, parasols and even car air fresheners featuring the Rossi logo. Read More Related Articles

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London news Lively seaside town an hour from London with an award-winning ice cream shop Uk news


London news Lively seaside town an hour from London with an award-winning ice cream shop Uk news


London news Lively seaside town an hour from London with an award-winning ice cream shop Uk news


London news Lively seaside town an hour from London with an award-winning ice cream shop Uk news

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