Lakeside Caravan Park

THINGS TO DO

There are plenty of things to do when holidaying in Lakeside Caravan Park, whatever time of year.

If you want to sit and relax and let the world go by then you have the peace and tranquility you desire, right beside the lake.

If however, you have children to entertain or you want to be more active you couldn´t be in a better place.

There are over 12,000 miles of cycling and walking routes if you want to keep active. Take a look at the snapshot of other things to do whilst you are holidaying in Brightlingsea.

Mersea Island

Plan trips to Mersea Island across Colne River, at Brightlingsea ferry landing, see Local Tourism page for full ferry schedule and prices Mersea Island is famed for its oysters since before roman times, so seek them out while here at The Company Shed or the West Mersea Oyster bar, or at the Mersea Island Food, Drink and Leisure Festival every May.

Brightlingsea Harbour

A small mixed leisure and commercial port with a rich heritage, situated in Brightlingsea Creek close to the mouth of the Colne Estuary where it meets the Blackwater and Thames Estuaries. There are plenty of bars and restaurants including Indian and fish and chips.

Brightlingsea Sailing Club

www.sailbrightlingsea.com

Colchester Castle & Museum

Approx 8 miles away
Visit https://cimuseums.org.uk/visit/venues/colchester-castle/ for more information along with prices

Colchester Zoo

Approx. 8.5 miles away
A great day out, visit https://www.colchester-zoo.com/ for more information

Fingrinhoe Wick Nature Reserve

Approx. 11 miles from Brightlingsea
Essex Wildlife Trust's first nature reserve and visitor centre, set in a spectacular position overlooking the Colne Estuary, even on the dullest of days the views are fantastic. It offers the visitor real peace and quiet and a chance to escape from it all. A wide range of habitats are on view here, including; grassland, heathland, lakes and ponds. For more information visit: http://www.essexwt.org.uk/reserves/fingringhoe-wick

Wivenhoe

Approx. 15 miles from Brightlingsea
Park in Wivenhoe for strolls, sailing club, bookshop and 6 pubs
Lots of walking routes see http://www.essexwalks.com/walks/
wivenhoe.html#page=page-1

Cudmore Grove Country Park

Approx. 19 miles from Brightlingsea
Come and explore our coastal theme play area, the perfect opportunity to play, laugh and let imaginations run wild.You'll also find a sandy beach, impressive views, rolling grasslands and meadows buzzing with wildlife. With over 102 acres, there is space to explore, relax and enjoy.The area is rich in historic features, including WWII pillboxes and gun emplacements. Discover the remains of a 16th century blockhouse fort and a cliff that has produced 300,000-year-old fossils!

A great place for both kids and adults, for more information visit http://www.visitparks.co.uk/places/cudmore-grove/

Whatever you decide to you, you will have a great time at Lakeside Caravan Park!

For more information you can call us on 01206 303421 or send us an email to info@lakesidecaravan-park.co.uk, we look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful site.