St James Little Clacton
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St James Parish Church is a friendly Parish Church with emphasis on family and Christian teaching within the framework of the Holy Scriptures and the Sacrements. It is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford and the Church of England.

A full list of St James Parish Church services can be found here.

St James Parish Church is a Medieval Church set in the middle of the village of Little Clacton, just over three and a half miles from the seaside resort of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

This village has grown over the years with the building of numerous residential properties and the population now stands at 2,300. This also includes three mobile home sites. To some extent the building of the by-pass has split the village in half but the benefits to the centre of the village are enormous.

St James Little Clacton

In the year 2000 grants were obtained for the purchase and setting up of the Millennium Green.This has greatly added to the amenities of the village as we now have The Jubilee Oak Green opposite the Church, the main Village Green in the centre together with the Galloway Green and at the north end of the village, a Sports Complex called The Parish Fields with a Youth and Community Centre and all weather playing area. The village is served by two public houses and various shops.

Every effort is being made to keep a green wedge between the village and the suburban development of Clacton-on-Sea. The village of Little Clacton is sign posted from the main A133 Colchester to Clacton Road.


The Church is open whenever the Parish Room is in use during the week and from 2 o’clock until 4o’clock on Sunday afternoons in July and August.

At other times the key can be obtained by contacting David Brown on 01255 862510 or Peter Watson on 01255 860717

St James Little Clacton


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