Glamping in Essex
Enjoy a glamping and luxurious stay at Lee Wick Farm near Clacton-on-Sea in Essex in a MegaPod, the best way to glamp. It’s all things great and small at Lee Wick Cottages and Glamping in the north Essex countryside. The site itself is petite yet pretty, perfect for families and couples and comes with one CargoPod and Megapods all with their own loo, shower and sea views!
Could this be the only glampsite in the country where you can get a side order of spuds when you stay? – the farm focused on potato production before branching out into holiday cottages, touring and glamping, and spuds are still grown on site. Say hi to Robert in the farm office at the top of the lane, where he’ll often be found fulfilling his role of potato merchant. You might also find him around the Livery yard – Lee Wick Farm has stabling for around 12 horses, which should keep equine enthusiasts entertained. Or maybe you’d prefer to cast off instead at the farm’s fishing reservoir, or bag a free pass to the neighbouring Essex Wildlife Trust Colne Point Nature Reserve: the road beyond the farm leads directly to the reserve. The site welcomes well-behaved canine campers too.
The Megapods sleep up to 4 people on a double bed and a large sofa bed.
Enjoy a luxurious stay in our Mega Pod’s, the best way to camp. The concept is to bring your camping kit less the tent – so bring your bedding, towels and anything else you think you may need. It really is the perfect way to camp in a most lovely location.
Double bed with bottom sheet *You will need to bring your own bedding and towels*.
Double futon sofa bed
Small kitchen area with sink, toaster, kettle, fridge and microwave.
Cutlery and melamine crockery for 4 people.
Table and chairs
Ipod dock with DAB radio
Integral loo and sink plus Pod 1 has its own solar powered shower shed!
Pods 2 and 3 have integral wet rooms.
BBQ (You will need to bring your own charcoal)
Outside seating on your own deck.
Fire-pit (please note no camp fires)
Fishing at our reservoir (please enquire when booking), £10 charge for Pod bookings. Passes for nearby nature reserves, superb birdwatching opportunities.
We are an Excellent family base for Essex and Suffolk coastline, countryside and tourist attractions. St Osyth is a small village to the west of Clacton. It offers a few shops and general stores along with 3 pubs and a good fish and chip shop. There are approximately 115 buildings around the village listed as historic or having special architectural interest including the Priory. Oyster beds can be found at the beach past the village.
There are pleasant walking and cycling opportunities around the farm and village. Fishing at our reservoir can be arranged as can passes for nearby nature reserves which offer superb birdwatching opportunities, barn owls, little egrets, curlews and and regular sightings of the once rare marsh harrier have been reported.
The famous Suffolk Heritage Coastline is also a short drive away with towns such as Southwold and Aldeburgh to browse around, or else head to neighbouring Wivenhoe, or Brightlingsea where you must try Johnnie Macs fabulous fish and chips, then take the little ferry back to Point Clear.
Colchester is a quick drive or bus ride away, and as England’s oldest recorded town there’ll be plenty of historical sights to see – have a schlep around Colchester Castle then keep the kids happy by taking them to the first-class zoo.
Picturesque Dedham is a short drive away for walks, boating (bring your own kayaks / canoes or hire a row boat), cream teas and visiting the famous artworks of Constable and Munnings, all of which are well worth a visit.
From £55 to £80 per night dependant on day of week/season
A maximum of two well-behaved dogs are allowed in the pod
Please note we do not accept bookings from anyone under the age of 25
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