Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

Orchards Holiday Village

Essex CO16 8LJ

Orchards is an action-packed Holiday Village with activities such as Archery Coaching and Junior Segways for the whole family to take on! There’s two coarse fishing lakes and a challenging nine-hole golf course to take a swing at too. Not forgetting both an indoor and an outdoor pool for splashing fun! If you fancy exploring the local area, the maritime town of Brightlingsea is nearby with daily boat trips and a sandy beach.

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Special breaks

A mum and her young daughter enjoy the owners exclusive outdoor pool at Greenacres, North Wales.

July 2024 Haven breaks

4 nights from £69
Blackpool tower

On & Off Park Adventure Breaks

4 nights from £259

On park

Indoor and outdoor pool
There’s always the chance to go for a splash or swim, whatever the weather with our indoor and outdoor options at Orchards.
Coastal views
Chill out to the sound of the sea gently lapping against the beach
Entertainment venue
Orchards’ magnificent entertainment venue is on hand morning, noon and night to keep all generations satisfied. The FunWorks amusement arcade is the icing on the cake.
Golf course
We’re a favourite holiday provider amongst golf enthusiasts, and you'll love the nine-hole course at Orchards, it's understandable why. Please note: the nine-hole course will be unavailable to use on July 20th, August 24th, September 21st and October 26th.
Play areas
With four separate play areas alongside an all-weather sports court, Orchards is great place for the kids to get away, play some sport and stretch the legs.
Mash and Barrel
Haven's signature restaurant, Mash and Barrel, can be enjoyed at Orchards. Mash and Barrel offers a delicious range of breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes, snacks and a wide array of hot and cold drinks.
The Jump
Experience a thrilling rush of adrenaline as you take one big jump onto an airbag below.
Waterside holiday homes
It's water ways, ponds and lakes galore at Orchards, with many holiday homes having wonderful views of the water.
Dogs welcome
We welcome dogs with open arms! There's a dog-friendly beach and restaurant terrace as well as nearby areas to walk that'll make your pooches' tails wag. You can even bring well-behaved dogs into designated areas of the main restaurant.
Papa Johns
Enjoy a tasty pizza from Papa Johns takeaway on park.
Have a splashing time in our feature pool with your family
Burger King® Pod
Pick up mouth-watering burgers and more signature menu items from our Burger King® "walk-through" Pod.
Box Bar
Enjoy a refreshing drink while watching some outdoor entertainment or just watching the kids tackling an activity.
Cook's Fish & Chips
Enjoy the unmistakable taste of the coast with delicious fish & chips from Cook's.
Fishing lake
Enjoy a day fishing on our one-acre lake trying to catch bream, carp, perch and trench. Please note: the fishing lake will be unavailable to use on March 23rd, April 20th, May 18th, June 29th, July 13th, August 17th, September 7th, October 12th and November 2nd.
Firelighting Techniques
Essential for any young explorer, this Bushcraft activity will give you the know-how to safely light a fire using things found in the wild. Our Ranger will teach you all the necessary skills and you’ll put them into practice there and then.
Junior Segways
Kids can master our junior Segways and show off their skills. You'll soon be weaving in and out of obstacles on the Ninebot miniPRO Segways.
Amusement arcade
Our amusement arcade is full of fun for all the family.
Pic 'n' Paint Pottery: part of Pottery Creations
Grab a paint brush and get creative with your little ones
NERF Training Camp
New and exclusive to Haven since 2023. Combine the excitement and play of paintball, together with the speed and agility of basketball and you get NERF Training Camp. Will victory be yours?
Climbing wall
Got a head for heights? See if you can scale our mighty climbing wall
The football-golf combo comes together here to guarantee fun!
Bungee Trampoline
Who doesn’t love bouncing on a trampoline? We’re certain your little ones will love bouncing on a bungee trampoline - where with the help of a bungee cord they can go as high as they wish.
Make a Bear
You can’t beat a bear hug, especially when you’ve created the bear yourself. This creative activity lets little ones choose and design their own cuddly friend to take home. You'll fill the bear’s body with cuddly filling and tenderly warm a heart to place inside too
Bike Hire
Get moving with our bike hire with Halfords! Hire a bike and explore the park, coast and surrounding areas. We’ve got helmets and bike locks too. When you've finished your cycling adventure, pop the bikes back and we’ll do the rest!
Kart Hire
Take a break from walking or driving around the park and put your pedal power to the test with a ride on one of our karts. Who are you going to invite on your adventure? Helmet hire is included for each guest and when you've finished, pop the karts back and we’ll do the rest!
Bug Hunt
Let kids get closer to creepy crawly nature at our bug hunt.
Mini Market
For your everyday essentials, meals and hot snacks to last minute souvenirs.

Park location

UK map highlighting Orchards Holiday Village

Opening Dates

Mar 2024 - Nov 2024
Mar 2025 - Nov 2025


01255 820651


Orchards Holiday Village

St Osyth



CO16 8LJ


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Frequently asked questions

The park is flat.

Is the park wheelchair friendly? Yes, our 240-acre park is mainly flat and wheelchair friendly. You can hire wheelchairs or scooters from Marks Mobility Centre on 01255 435566.

Access There's disabled access to our Reception and main complex. There's a ramp to the dancefloor and toilets for disabled guests are available.

How long would it take you to walk from the furthest point in the park to facilities? 15 minutes.

Accommodation areas suitable for guests with disabilities Areas close to the facilities and suitable for guests with disabilities include: Parklands, Lakelands and Oakland Way.

Parking We have Blue Badge spaces in the main complex for those who need them.

Swimming pool There's a pool hoist available. The lifting capacity is 400lbs/181kgs. There's a ramp from the showers to the poolside and steps to access the pools.

Changing area We have a changing area for disabled guests with toilet and shower facilities.

Access to sea/beach There's direct access to a sandy and pebbly beach on park from three areas. The accessibility to these areas vary.

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When booking your holiday, choose the Haven package to access and enjoy 14 swimming sessions per holiday booking at the park's swimming pool facilities. Booking the Haven package will grant you access to all of the entertainment shows at this park. This package will also allow you to book any of the free and paid for activities on park, subject to availability.

Self-catering offers

2023 and 2024 breaks

Offers are for the whole family based on selected nights staying in selected grades at selected parks.

All offers are subject to availability, apply to new bookings only and cannot be used with any other voucher, discount or offer (unless otherwise stated).

These offers may be reduced or withdrawn without notice.

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*When booking your holiday, choose the Haven package to access and enjoy the swimming pools and the entertainment shows at this park. This package will also allow you to book any of the free and paid for activities on park, subject to availability.

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