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Where is a nice place in Essex to camp?

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bambipie Fri 05-Jun-09 20:23:41

I am thinking of a small CL / CS near the beach in an unspoilt area (ie not southend on sea) with nice pub for lunch nearby. Just for a weekend.

I have heard people say that Essex is underated, but where exactly are the nice bits?

Any ideas? Thank you!

Mung Sun 07-Jun-09 21:20:46

Mersea is lovely, but not sure what the camp sites are like. They cater well for caravans. I go there a lot for the day and love the beach. It is mainly pebble beach but there is a sandy patch.

Frinton is very quiet and peaceful...again I dont know if there is even a camp site there.

MaureenMLove Sun 07-Jun-09 21:31:05

Kbear went to a campsite in Mersea last week and she said it was lovely. Don't know what it's called though. If I see her, I'll point her in this direction.

Mung Sun 07-Jun-09 22:14:49

I think there are 2 sites, so it would be worth knowing.

Kbear Sun 07-Jun-09 22:15:45

Fen Farm, East Mersea

misdee Sun 07-Jun-09 22:15:55

fen farm i the one kbear went to.

i used to go as a kid, and spent many summers there

Kbear Sun 07-Jun-09 22:16:40

across a field to the pub (great food) and two minutes down a footpath to the beach, two minutes by car to the country park

Crunchie Mon 08-Jun-09 23:33:50

I stayed at Fen Farm last summer - only site to be on, but AVOID the chemical loos!!

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