Paglesham is located in the east of the District and is divided into the two hamlets of East End and Church End. The roads in to the parish come to a stop at the hamlets and there are footpaths leading into the countryside and out to the River Crouch and Paglesham Creek.
Paglesham's two hamlets form one of Essex 's oldest fishing villages and are part of the Roach Valley Conservation Zone.
The village has a popular yacht club, sailing facilities and boat building yard.

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Paglesham was once renowned as a smuggling centre, and has also been famed for its oyster production.