The Orchards Holiday Park

“Essex coast location with popular leisure and entertainment facilities” - AA Inspector

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ST OSYTH, ESSEX

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Our Inspector's view

The Orchards offers good touring facilities with a centrally heated toilet block which includes a laundry, play area and two very spacious family rooms. The touring pitches are generously sized. There's also direct access to all the leisure, entertainment and dining outlets available on this large popular holiday park on the Essex coast.

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4 Pennant Holiday Centre
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4 Star Holiday Park

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The Orchards Holiday Park
ST OSYTH,CO16 8LJ
Phone : 01255 820651

Features

Leisure
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Playground
  • Licensed Bar
  • Entertainment
  • Sports field
  • Golf Course
  • Fishing
Facilities
  • Launderette
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Fast food/takeaway
  • BBQ
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop onsite
  • Wifi available
  • Baby bathing/changing
Site Information
  • Total Touring Pitches: 63
  • Total Static Pitches: 1000
  • Caravan Pitches Available
  • Motorhome Pitches Available
  • Tent Pitches Available

About the area

Discover Essex

Essex is full of pleasant surprises. It has the largest coastline of any county in England, with its fair share of castles, royal connections and scenic valleys. Take Colchester, for example, which was built by the Romans and is Britain’s oldest recorded town. Its castle contains the country’s largest Norman keep and yet, a stone’s throw from here, East Anglia’s newest arts centre promises to put Colchester firmly on the map as Essex’s capital of culture.

Tidal estuaries are plentiful and their mudflats offer migrating birds a winter feeding place. Essex was known as the land of the East Saxons and for centuries people from all over Europe settled here, each wave leaving its own distinctive cultural and social mark on the landscape. Walking a little off the beaten track will lead you to the rural retreats of deepest Essex, while all over the county there are ancient monuments to explore: 

  • the great Waltham Abbey
  • Greensted, thought to be the oldest wooden church in the world
  • the delightful village of Pleshey has one of the finest examples of a former motte-and-bailey castle
  • Hedingham Castle, magnificently preserved and dating from the 11th century.

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