British Self Catering Holidays - Holiday Parks in Essex

Essex! - what a great location to choose for a self catering break at one of the superb holiday parks detailed below. There are 21 British holiday parks in Essex to choose and where better to pick for your holiday in England. If you see "Featured British Holiday Park" next to the listing then you can click on the Booking and Availability link to see what can be booked online. There will also be plenty of pictures and details on the More information section for that park as well.

Valley Farm - Clacton-On-Sea

Valley Farm

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Set on the edge of popular Clacton-on-Sea, just a short walk from the beach, pier and seaside attractions, Valley Farm is a perfect choice for a family holiday. Together with indoor and outdoor heated pools, children will love the adventure playground, wh

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Coopers Beach - Colchester

Coopers Beach

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Set on charming Mersea Island and boasting scenic sea views, this park is ideal for enjoying the Essex coast and the numerous attractions of nearby Colchester – Englands oldest recorded town.|Countryside walks, crabbing on the shingle beach, fishing

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Weeley Bridge - Clacton-On-Sea

Weeley Bridge

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Peacefully set in beautifully landscaped grounds around a tree-lined fishing lake. Weeley Bridge sits just 10 minutes drive from the bright lights of bustling Clacton-on-Sea. Relax and enjoy the best of both worlds!|Traditional seaside fun awaits in popul

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Naze Marine - Walton On The Naze

Naze Marine

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Close to miles of glorious beaches, Naze Marine enjoys an enviable location just a stone’s throw from the traditional seaside town of Walton-on-the-Naze. Uniting superb facilities with glittering entertainment, this is a fantastic base for a family

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Cosways Holiday Park - Colchester

Cosways Holiday Park

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Cosways Holiday Park is perfect for creating wonderful memories of a unique family holiday taken at completely your own pace.Marine tranquillity meets contemporary relaxation at Cosways, together with an outdoor heated pool and abundant opportunities to unwind by the sea, you enjoy an on site clubhouse hosting superb food and family entertainment.The island bursts with unspoilt coastal gems, from mudflats, salt marshes and the famous native oysters, to nature reserves and national parks - a paradise for lovers of walking and wildlife. Excellent seafood, sailing, shopping and a vineyard are all nearby, while Essex's traditional seaside resorts and vibrant Colchester await on the mainland.

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The Orchards - Clacton on Sea

The Orchards

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Situated on the lovely Essex coast, this vibrant park has something for everyone. Awarded the David Bellamy Silver Award for Conservation, The Orchards offers a terrific atmosphere with plenty to entertain all the family. Surrounded by Constable Country, this is an ideal location for walking and cycling in idyllic rolling countryside. Traditional seaside fun is at hand in nearby Clacton (6 miles).

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Martello Beach - Clacton-On-Sea

Martello Beach

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Martello Beach has everything you need for a traditional sun and sand family holiday. Enjoy direct access to a large sandy beach from its setting on the edge of the popular seaside town of Clacton.|Children will love their own summer entertainment program

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Highfield Grange - Clacton-On-Sea

Highfield Grange

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Set on the famous Essex sunshine coast, Highfield Grange sits just 2 miles from the golden sandy beaches and bustling promenade of popular Clacton-on-Sea. Within easy reach of beautiful Constable country, and boasting a wealth of on site facilities includ

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St Osyth - Clacton on Sea

St Osyth

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

St Osyth Beach offers a special atmosphere and everything a family holiday should be, sun, fun and so much to do you'll be spoilt for choice!There's an excellent range of facilities at St Osyth Beach, together with an entertainment programme that includes sports, competitions, dancing and cabaret, children get to join the entertainment team for children's fun time with games, competitions, sports and dancing.You are ideally located for exploring the lovely rolling Essex countryside and gentle coastline; St Osyth's beach is only 5 minutes' walk away. August brings the carnival and air show to town and ancient Colchester with its castle, museums, and award-winning zoo, is an easy drive.Visitors have the use of facilities at Seawick Holiday Park, its just a 15 minute walk along a country road between the two.

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Waterside at St. Lawrence Bay - Southminster

Waterside at St. Lawrence Bay

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Set in beautifully landscaped grounds leading down to the waters edge, this leisurely park is perfect for a relaxing family holiday. Kids will love crabbing in the estuary, while a host of facilities and a vibrant programme of entertainment promises somet

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Steeple Bay - Southminster

Steeple Bay

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Commanding a beautiful coastal setting with magnificent estuary views Steeple Bay is nestled in heart of the picturesque Essex countryside in the seaside village of Southminster. Conveniently located only an hour from the capital city this scenic holiday park is ideal for those looking to enjoy time away with the family quality entertainment or simply a break away from the hustle and bustle of modern day living. The historic town of Maldon is within easy reach together with popular seaside resorts such as Southend-on-Sea and of course miles of glorious coastline and a vibrant nightlife all close by.

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Steeple Bay Holiday Park - Southminster

Steeple Bay Holiday Park

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Situated near Southminster, Essex with boat access to Mayland Creek via our own slipway Steeple Bay holiday Park is the perfect water-lovers paradise. Enjoys the view across the water to Osea Island where celebrities and millionaires fly in by helicopter to ‘de-stress'!! You don't have to be an active boatman to enjoy Steeple Bay, just watching the boats and yachts go by is the perfect therapy for today's stressful lifestyle. Our heated leisure pool is perfect for children and grown ups alike with a paddling pool for our youngest guests. Our entertainment venue will round off a perfect day with live music and shows during busier periods. The medieval town of Maldon is nearby and with lots of shops and restaurants to discover - Thursdays and Saturdays are best as they are market days!

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Seawick Holiday Village - Clacton on Sea

Seawick Holiday Village

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Seawick offers a special atmosphere and everything a family holiday should be, sun, fun and so much to do you'll be spoilt for choice! There's an excellent range of facilities at Seawick, together with an entertainment programme that includes sports, competitions, dancing and cabaret, children get to join the entertainment team for children's fun time with games, competitions, sports and dancing. You are ideally located for exploring the lovely rolling Essex countryside and gentle coastline; St Osyth's beach is only 5 minutes' walk away. August brings the carnival and air show to town and ancient Colchester with its castle, museums, and award-winning zoo, is an easy drive.Visitors have the use of facilities at St Osyth Beach Holiday Park, its just a 15 minute walk along a country road between the two.

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Seawick Holiday Park - Clacton On Sea

Seawick Holiday Park

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

Seawick Holiday Park near Clacton-on-Sea is the perfect location for a fun filled family holiday. There is a fantastic outdoor heated pool complex and also a state of the art entertainment venue which has played host already to major acts - The Venue @ Seawick. Our ‘Essex Seagull' Bar & Grill is a fantastic place for great food and watching live sports on our big screens. Why not dine out every day with our fantastic value half-board menu? Simply choose this as an option when booking you holiday and you won't need to worry about cooking! With a great mix of facilities, entertainment for all ages and lots to see and do in the surrounding area, Seawick is the place to be this holiday season!

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St. Osyth Beach Holiday Park - Clacton On Sea

St. Osyth Beach Holiday Park

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** FEATURED BRITISH HOLIDAY PARK **

The large indoor heated swimming pool comes complete with a flume and a shallow area for younger children but never seems to be overcrowded. The entertainment venue has a real family feel to it and you're never far away from the stage for the live shows which feature at weekends and during the peak season. The nearby resort of Clacton-on-Sea is becoming very fashionable again as more people decide to take their holidays in England and flock to traditional seaside resorts. St Osyth is right on the beach and juts a short drive into Clacton whilst the more energetic can walk into Clacton along the beach front. Clacton's entertainment centres around its famous pier but there are also 2 theatres and a big programme of entertainment throughout the summer including the famous air show.

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Coopers Beach - Mersea Island

Coopers Beach


Set on charming Mersea Island and boasting scenic sea views this leafy park is ideal for enjoying the sunny Essex coast and the numerous attractions of nearby Colchester – England's oldest recorded town. An indoor heated swimming pool Sparky's Krew club tennis a café takeaway and a sparkling programme of entertainment are among the facilities for you to enjoy at Coopers Beach together with a family clubroom offering fantastic views of the sea from its outdoor patio – perfect for a relaxing family holiday.

Countryside walks crabbing on the shingle beach fishing trips golf and pony trekking offer family fun close at hand while Colchester just 12 miles away has one of the finest zoos in Europe a huge leisure complex a fascinating castle museum and excellent shopping.

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Waterside at St Lawrence Bay - Southminster

Waterside at St Lawrence Bay


Set in beautifully landscaped grounds leading down to the water's edge, this leisurely park is perfect for a relaxing family holiday. Kids will love crabbing in the estuary, while a host of facilities and a vibrant programme of entertainment promises something to suit everyone.Fishing, golf, adventure and marine parks are among the attractions nearby, Southend is only an hours' drive.

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Highfield Grange - Clacton on Sea

Highfield Grange


Set on the famous Essex 'sunshine coast' Highfield Grange sits just 2 miles from the golden sandy beaches and bustling promenade of popular Clacton-on-Sea. Within easy reach of beautiful 'Constable country' and boasting a wealth of on site facilities including first class entertainment and children's activity programmes the park ensures something to keep everyone in the family amused day and night.

An excellent touring base in a region of contrasts Highfield Grange is ideally situated for exploring the tranquil Essex countryside and superbly placed for enjoying day trips to London via the A12. Closer at hand Clacton offers numerous seaside attractions and a fabulous shopping village while Colchester England's oldest recorded town is home to an award winning zoo – a must for kids of all ages – and a wealth of family amenities.

Flatford Dedham the Tendring Scenic Drive and the seaside resorts of Frinton Walton and Holland-on-Sea are all within easy reach.

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Thorney Bay Park - Canvey Island

Thorney Bay Park


01268 691500

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Elms Caravan Park - Loughton

Elms Caravan Park


02085 025652

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Eastland Meadows Country Park - Bradwell on Sea

Eastland Meadows Country Park


01621 776800

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