Naze Tower, The Naze

Naze Tower, The Naze, Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE View on map

86ft high brick built navigation tower built for Trinity House in 1720. It was designed to serve with Walton Hall as a guide to vessels approaching the Goldmer Gap and also with a light in Suffolk to lead vessels safely in and out of the Suffolk/Essex border rivers. It is now the only tower of its type to survive and is a prominent landmark. The tower is now an art gallery. The tea room and museum and access can be gained to roof viewing platform with panoramic views of Essex coast.

Opening Arrangements

Daily: 1 April - 3 November, 10am - 5pm. Free admission to tearooms in the tower.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £3.00
  • Child: £2.00 under 16 (under 4 free).
  • Other Charges: £2.50 Seniors and Students; £8.00 Family (2 adults and up to 4 children).


2 miles north of Walton-on-the-Naze town centre. Follow brown tourist signs to the Naze. Rail: Walton-on-the-Naze 2 miles. Bus: Clacton to Colchester service.

Parking Spaces


Pay and Display parking. Disabled parking bays close to tower.