Essex Camping and Caravan Sites

Camping in Essex

Camping in EssexWhether you are looking for somewhere to park your caravan or tourer, or a traditional camp site, Essex has it. If you wish to camp by the beach, stay in a remote site hidden away in woodlands, be close to towns or stay in the agricultural heartland of rural Essex, there is something for you. He we list the best camping and caravan sites in Essex.

Campsites by the Coast

Dovercourt Caravan Park 

On the Essex sunshine coast, they have holiday homes as well as camping for tourers and motor homes. They offer standard and premium pitches – premium pitches are closer to washing / shower facilities. No tents though. Address: Low Road, Dovercourt CO12 3TZ, tel. 01255 243433 , web:

Martello Beach Holiday Park

Part of the group. From £5 a night. Accepts motorhomes, touring and camping. With WC’s, showers & washbasins with hot & cold water, dish-washing area, chemical toilets. 100 pitches. Belsize Avenue, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 2LF, 0843 3092840

Heybridge Lock

The campsite is adjacent to a barbeque area and is available for walker’s, backpackers and boaters’ tents. No road access – ou have to cross the lock gate bridge. Toilets and showers, drinking water and laundry. 2 pubs nearby; The Old Ship and The Jolly Sailor. Adjacent Lockkeepers Cottage, The Lock House, Heybridge Basin, Maldon, CM9 4RY. Tel. 01621 853506

Firs Caravan Park

Firs Caravan Park is a superb location for your Static Caravan Holiday Home. Only 3 miles from Clacton-On-Sea. We are Family Owned and Managed Park and a Member of British Holiday and Home Parks Association. 29-31, London Road, Little Clacton, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex CO16 9RN Tel: 01255 860 279.

Eastland Meadows Country Park

Many local facilities, including walking, cycling and sailing and golf and horse riding nearby. There are large areas available for recreational purposes, making the park suitable for everybody. East End Road, Bradwell-On-Sea, Southminster, Essex CM0 7PP Tel:01621 776800.

Campsites in Rural and Farm Locations

Gosfield Lake Resort

Family run leisure park in the heart of rural Essex. Lakeside picnic spots and a children’s play area, plus Water skiing ion the lake. Family shower rooms and baby changing facilities. Tents and caravans welcome. Gosfield Lake Resort, Church Road, Gosfield, Halstead, CO9 1UD. Tel 01787 475043. Online booking:

Kelvedon Hatch Camping and Caravanning

Camping & Touring Park in Doddinghurst, 4.5 miles from Brentwood. Close to the Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker. Warren Lane, Doddinghurst, CM15 0JG. Tel.

Debden House Camp Site

Camping & Touring Park in 50 acres, split into 7 fields within Epping Forest. Has a children’s play area. Close to Loughton on the London / Essex border. Debden Green, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2NZ. Tel: 0208 508 3008.

Rushbanks Farm Camping Site

The only official caravan and camping site on the banks of the River Stour, close to Nayland. Rushbank Farm, Bures Rd, Colchester, Essex , CO6 4NA. Tel: 07860 325064.

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