Semi Wild Camping

Camping Venues



East Anglia: Essex near Colchester - Ref: EAECL001

Camping Regions |  East Anglia |  East Anglia: Essex near Colchester - Ref: EAECL001

Constable Country and the Sea; Colchester in Essex, East Anglia. Venue reference: EAECL001

Constable Country and the Sea; Colchester in Essex, East Anglia. Venue reference: EAECL001

Ref: EAECL001

Price per night: 5.50

For 1 Tent. Minimum stay 2 nights, maximum stay 14 nights.

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Classification: AA      Star Rating: Total 18     Rural 5 - General Ambience 5 - Suitability for Families 5 - Remote/Off Beat 2 - Wild 1

Brief description and Special Features:
This pleasant, interesting, and friendly Venue is surrounded by open arable farmland, a small woodland and a Farm where they keep Alpacas. Some of the land is set aside as a conservation area to encourage wildlife and natural floral. It is relatively quiet, peaceful and well away from tourist routes. It is near some special places to visit (see below) and will be a good camping holiday destination. The Venue sports its own Swimming Pool and Tennis Court which can be used by arrangement with the owners at a nominal extra charge. Similarly, there is a large Barn which could be used by Groups for meetings etc.

Availability: All year round.

Number of nights permitted: Minimum 2, Maximum 14. If possible, arrive between 3.00pm and 6.00pm. Depart by 11.00am.

Children: Accepted Dogs: Accepted (well behaved and under control) Horses/Ponies: Not accepted
Small groups of supervised children: Accepted
Duke of Edinburgh groups: Accepted
Large, organised/supervised Groups: Accepted

Drinking water: Yes, near Farmstead Toilet: Yes (Eco). Shower: No
Chemical disposal facility: No Use of spade: Yes Waste Bins: Available Provision for recycling: Available
Use of Fridge: No
Fires allowed: Yes (lift the turf and replace) BBQ's allowed: Yes Firewood available: Yes

Areas available: Several in Off Beat/Semi-wild area and near Farmstead.
Are remote areas accessible by Car: Yes
Camping area free of animals: Yes
For those travelling by train or Bus. Collection and return available: Yes (by prior arrangement, at extra charge).

Farm Shop: Yes, 1 mile Some Fruit available from the farm.

Nearest Shop and Post Office : Close by.
Nearest Pub: Close by.
Nearest Town: Colchester 15 miles; Ipswich 14 miles; Port of Harwich 18 miles
Nearest Station: Colchester 15 miles
Nearest A&E: Colchester 15 miles.

Local Activities:
Super for walking, Mountain Biking, and exploring the local area. The River Stour is about 3 miles away which is ideal for Canoeing/ Kayaking. Manningtree (about 8 miles) on the Stour is ideal for sailing and relaxing, or playing, on its Beach. Close by is a large Reservoir for Fishing. Golf driving range: Very close. For a day by, or in, the sea, Frinton and Clacton Beaches are about 15 miles!

Local Places of Interest:
The Roman town of Colchester, with its Castle, is particularly interesting and has a full measure of amenities. The John Constable and Sir Alfred Munnings Visitor Centres are about 4 miles, as is Flatford Mill.

Notice: Normally 3 days minimum 2 days. Allow time to clear payment.

JWL - JW Leisure Ltd      FLO - Farmer/Land Owner

Camping Regions |  East Anglia |  East Anglia: Essex near Colchester - Ref: EAECL001


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