Essex is about so much more than mere white stilettos and vacuous TOWIE characters. In fact it is home to one of the most diverse collection of landscapes within the UK, providing for plenty of camping within beautiful scenery.
Fen Farm Caravan Site - East Mersea
Fen Farm makes for the ideal camping destination for those looking for a site that offers tranquillity and quietness. And, as it's right alongside the sea side, with a static site, site centre and playground, it is also an ideal campsite for families.
Golden Grove Caravan Park - Braintree
The Golden Grove Campsite and Caravan Park is a small, 9 pitch site which boasts over 6 acres of farmland and hills. There are plenty of electric hook-ups, water stand pipes and opening hours that remain the same all year round.
Grange Farm Campsite - Clacton-on-Sea
The Grange Farm Campsite is ideally suited for those looking to visit the nearby areas of Clacton-on-Sea, Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze and provides robust facilities at industry leading prices.
Tollesbury Marina Camping - Maldon
The Tollesbury Marina Camping site is just 10 minutes' walk away from the waterside village of Tollesbury. It aims for a touch of luxury and boasts a heated swimming pool from May to September, as well as 2 tennis courts.
Walton Hall Farm - Stanford-le-Hope
Walton Hall Farm is family run for families. It features 4 acres of grounds, indoor and outdoor play areas and has undergone a complete makeover since the site was purchased in 2012.
Debden House Conference & Camping Centre - Loughton
Debden House and Conference Centre boasts grounds and a building that previously served as a working farm. Today it features 50 acres of grounds with 375 camp pitches.
Kelvedon Hatch Camping and Caravanning Site - Brentwood
The Kelvedon Hatch Camping and Caravanning Site is one of the most secluded sites within Essex. It features 90 pitches and a real rural feel despite offering some of the most advanced features of all, such as WiFi, indoor parent rooms, extensive play areas and a leisure park. Should you fancy a trip to the coast, a visit to the beach destination of Southend is a must!
Waterside Holiday Park - Southminster
The Waterside Holiday Park is perfect for those looking for a laid back atmosphere in beautiful surroundings. It also boasts a spa, sauna and luxurious camping centre which features a bar and restaurant. Finally the beach is but 40 minutes away, with an estuary right next to the site for crabbing with the children (who can also look forward to an extensive playground area).
Going beyond campsites and caravan parks
Essex is a beautiful region within which there lies a wide range of accommodation options, amongst which are also Essex Holiday Parks, Essex B&Bs and Essex Guesthouses. Alternatively you may be completely undecided as to whether you'll be camping, caravanning or living it up within one of the region's lush hotels. If so then we have a comprehensive Essex accommodation directory for you to search at your leisure.
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