Frating is a village and small civil parish of the Tendring district of Essex. It is about 8 kilometres (5 mi) east of Colchester and 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Clacton-on-Sea. The parish includes the settlements of Frating Green and Hockley.
The parish church (dedication not recorded) is now a private house. The living was a rectory shared with Thorrington.