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 Tower 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 a art gallery, tea room and museum and access can be gained to roof veiwing platform with panoranmic veiws of Essex coast.


Opening Arrangements

Daily: 30 March - 31 October, 10am - 5pm. Free admission to tearooms in the tower.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £3.00
  • Child: £2.00
  • Other Charges: £8 family (2 adults and up to 4 children); £2.50 seniors and students. Under 4 years free.


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.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes