Take your family on an Essex holiday; the historic county of Essex offers an exciting and surprising glamping holiday in lush countryside just up the road from London. Set in the east of England, the county boasts its own major airport, Stansted, as well as excellent road and train connections. The county borders London to the south, Suffolk to the north and enjoys the North Sea along its long eastern coastline. The large historical towns of Chelmsford and Colchester boast bustling shopping centres and a variety of restaurants and entertainment. The county is also dotted with a huge number of picturesque villages, notably Finchingfield, Wendons Ambo and Castle Hedingham.
Traditional seaside towns and small fishing villages make up the whole of the coastline, where visitors can enjoy some of the UK’s best weather. This historic county is also home to a number of heritage attractions which include Colchester Castle, the largest Norman keep in Europe, as well as Hedingham Castle, Ingatestone Hall, and Audley End. Other options for excellent family days out are the award winning Colchester Zoo and the contemporary visual arts centre Firstsite, also in Colchester.
With easy connections to London and the counties of Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, Essex is the ideal base to explore the whole of East Anglia. The entire family will enjoy the diverse attractions found across this large county, which surprises and delights at every turn. Have a look at Feather Down glamping to book an Essex holiday, and take the whole family on a truly unforgettable trip.