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  • We're a lively park set in peaceful and pretty surroundings

Park awards

  • 4 star holiday park award
  • Green Tourism Silver award
  • David Bellamy - Gold award
  • Blue flag award
  • AA Holiday Centre award
  • NCC approved holiday park

Park address

The Orchards Holiday Village,
St Osyth,
CO16 8LJ

Sat nav postcode:
CO16 8LJ

Park telephone number: 01255 820 651

Park open: 28 Mar – 2 Nov

How to find us

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The Orchards
An Essex holiday park in an idyllic setting


We're in an unspoilt rural location, surrounded by seawater creeks...

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When you explore our park it won't take you long to discover we've bagged ourselves a very peaceful spot indeed, just outside picturesque St Osyth in Essex. From the pebbly beach to the rivers, ponds, golf course, fishing lake and lovely play areas - there's plenty of space to feel free. But we've got a lively side too: splashes of fun in our pools and plenty of sports activities to choose from.
EntertainmentKids' clubsIndoor poolOutdoor poolDirect beach access9-hole golf courseFishingKart hire


Park highlights

  • Just outside picturesque St Osyth in Essex
  • Walk down from the sea wall onto the sand and pebble beach
  • 9-hole par 32 golf course*┴
  • Two coarse fishing lakes*†
  • Heated indoor and outdoor pool with terrace area▪▲
  • We're situated on a flat coastal estuary which makes it easy for everyone to get around
  • Touring and camping facilities available

Explore the area

Essex – great weather, top resorts

Just down the road for many, there are wide skies and beautiful sunsets – plus some of the UK’s best weather and lively resorts like Clacton-on-Sea.

Colchester Castle near The Orchards

Places to visit

Special to this park

Coarse fishing lakes

Spend the afternoon relaxing around the edge of one of our coarse fishing lakes where we have lots of different types of stock, and let the rest of the family peddle out onto the lake in one of our pedalos!

Please note

* Subject to a moderate extra charge
▪ Outdoor pool open from 23 May - 31 August, weather permitting
┴ Height and/or age restrictions may apply
† Current rod licence required
▲ During very busy periods for reasons of safety, we may need to introduce session bathing at our pools. Just pop over to the pool, pick an available time for your family and we’ll give you colour coded bands for that session