Walthamstow-on-Sea has the vibe of a classic British seaside resort, with beach huts, deckchairs and vintage styles. With a dedicated beach bar serving draft beer, frozen cocktails and soft serve ice cream, plus pizza, fish and chips, penny sweets, and postcards to send to your loved ones to say  ‘Wish You Were Here’! 

Fancy pushing the boat out? Rent one of our beautiful beach huts for 4 and enjoy all the beach has to offer in style. Please note: beach huts are available as an add ons at the end of the checkout process for an extra £5 for the group, if this option doesn't appear it means the huts are fully booked for your session.

The beach will be open Friday to Sunday from 11am to 6.45pm (please check available times on the calendar above). The beach is also available for birthday parties and summer parties outside of our public opening times. Please see our summer party brochure here.


Do I have to leave the beach after my slot?

Once your ticketed slot has finished you need to leave the beach. If you wish to stay please purchase another ticket from the beach front of house teame. If you arrive late for your session you will still need to leave at the allotted time on your ticket

Can I bring my own food and drink onto the beach?

 All other food and drinks consumed at Big Penny Social must be purchased from us. We do not allow external food and drinks, whether for kids or adults. The beach has a variety of food options including fish and chips and pizzas.

Can I smoke or vape on the beach?

No smoking or vaping is permitted on the beach.

Can I bring my dog?

No dogs are allowed on the beach. The rest of the venue is dog-friendly.

Can I exchange or request a refund on my tickets?

Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. If it's raining during your session we'll book you onto another session of your choosing.