The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for Easter

If you fancy a little getaway this Easter, it's not too late. And if you can't face a long journey in the car or on a plane, why not stay put in our very own county of Essex? There are some beautiful holiday park to explore on the coast and in the countryside, and you don't have to travel hundreds of miles to get there.

Essex Live had a look at some of the best of them:

Coopers Beach Holiday Park

Coopers Beach

Mersea Island, Essex[1] C05 8TN Who runs it? Parkdean Resorts What's it like? There aren't many holiday parks that you have to cross a causeway to get to.

The main road that leads to Coopers Beach is covered with water for around an hour a day so you get a tide timetable in your welcome pack. Once you're there, Mersea Island is famous for its crabbing, long beach and coastal walks along the Blackwater Estuary. What facilities are there? Heated pools, outdoor pool, sports courts, adventure playground, new Boathouse bar and restaurant, shops, water sports, boat yard, daytime and evening entertainment programme and the Starland Krew kids' entertainers.

How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP129

7 nights from GBP209 Find out more here[2]

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The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterHighfield Grange Holiday Park

Highfield Grange

Clacton, Essex CO16 9QY Who runs it? Parkdean Resorts

What's it like? You'll never be short of things to do at this Parkdean complex. There are lots of attractions on-site but you are also in the bustling seaside town of Clacton with its large beaches and pier. There are various options for staying here too - you can choose from a lodge, caravan or bring your own touring caravan.

What facilities are there? Heated indoor and outdoor pools, 200ft flume, huge playground slide, multi sports court, shop, bar and restaurant and a fish and chip shop.. The full Parkdean daytime and evening entertainment programme is here too, along with the Starland Krew kids' entertainers. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP99

7 nights from GBP149 Find out more here[3]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterNaze Marine Holiday Park

Naze Marine

Walton-on-the-Naze, CO14 8HL Who runs it? Parkdean Resorts

What's it like? This site is great for getting in touch with nature. You're a stone's throw away from the magnificent Walton beach and the Naze on the clifftop. It's more relaxed and peaceful here and you can go exploring, look for fossils or just spend hours on the sandy beach.

What facilities are there? Indoor pool, adventure playground, evening entertainment, bar and restaurant, shop and amusements. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP129

7 nights from GBP179 Find out more here[4]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterValley Farm Holiday Park

Valley Farm

Clacton, CO15 6LY

Who runs it? Parkdean Resorts What's it like? This park is for the beach-lovers as it's just a few minutes' drive from Clacton beach and pier. There's plenty of beaches and scenery to enjoy as well as all the surrounding attractions and leisure facilities, so you can have whatever kind of holiday you want.

What facilities are there? Indoor and outdoor pools, sports court, adventure playground, arcades, bar and restaurant, shop, fish and chip shop, ice cream kiosk, outdoor play area and hairdressers. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP99

7 nights from GBP169 Find out more here[5]

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The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterWeeley Bridge Holiday Park

Weeley Bridge

Weeley, near Clacton CO16 9DH

Who runs it? Parkdean Resorts What's it like? This is one of the more relaxing holiday parks in Essex. It's set in the countryside so it's perfect for being at one with nature and getting away from it all.

This park is leafy and great for a casual stroll. What facilities are there? Heated outdoor pool, bar/restaurant, fishing lake, birdwatching and adventure playground,. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP89

7 nights from GBP179 Find out more here[6]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterSeawick Grange Holiday Park

Seawick Grange

Beach Road, St Osyth, near Clacton, Essex CO16 8SG Who runs it? Park Holidays

What's it like? It's a great location as the park is so close to St Osyth beach and near Clacton pier. It's one of the bigger, livelier parks in the chain and there's always so much to do there. What facilities are there? Indoor pool, outdoor pool, adventure playground, football pitch, crazy golf, sun terrace, family bar, newly-built entertainment complex, restaurant, shop, arcade and patio with barbecues.

How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP179

7 nights from GBP198 Find out more here[7]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterSteeple Bay Holiday Park

Steeple Bay

Canney Road, Southminster, Essex CM0 7RS Who runs it? Park Holidays

What's it like? Park Holidays call this site a 'hidden treasure' of the south east. It's right on the coast and can offer a relaxing getaway for visitors. You are within minutes of Mayland Creek which is great for walks and birdwatching.

What facilities are there? Heated outdoor pool, arcade, family bar, entertainment venue, sun terrace, restaurant, fishing lake, shop, adventure playground and paddling pool. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP169

7 nights from GBP219 Find out more here[8]

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The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterMartello Beach Holiday Park

Martello Beach

Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Clacton, Essex CO15 2LF

Who runs it? Park Holidays What's it like? This park is set next to the sandy Martello Beach so you are just seconds away from the sea and sand. The beach goes on for seven miles so you'll never tire of exploring it.

The resort is also close to Clacton and the surrounding attractions. What facilities are there? Indoor pool, outdoor pool, adventure playground, sports pitch, family bar, restaurant, arcade, entertainment venue and shop. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP179

7 nights from GBP198 Find out more here[9]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterPark Dean Dovercourt

Dovercourt

Low Road, Harwich, Essex CO12 3TZ Who runs it? Park Holidays

What's it like? This park is so close to a Blue Flag beach so those who love sea and sand will be in their element here. Dovercourt itself is steeped in history so you can discover that too if culture is your thing. This is a good place to base yourself if you want to explore the rest of the county.

What facilities are there? Outdoor pool, crazy golf, family bar, sports pitch, shop, restaurant, aracede, adventure playground and entertainment venue. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP207

7 nights from GBP218 Find out more here[10]

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St Osyth Beach

Beach Road, St Osyth, near Clacton, Essex CO16 8SG

Who runs it? Park Holidays What's it like? This resort is right on the sandy beach of St Osyth so it's perfect for beach lovers. If you at the right end, you can literally stroll from your caravan door onto the beach in a few seconds.

It's a great place to get lots of sea air and go exploring. What facilities are there? Indoor pool, sports pitch, family bar, arcade, restaurant, entertainment venue, playground, fishing lake and shop. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP199

7 nights from GBP219 Find out more here[11]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterMersea Island Holiday Park

Mersea Island

East Mersea, Essex Who runs it? Away Resorts

What's it like? Get away from it all on Mersea Island which is literally cut off from the mainland for an hour a day when the causeway is flooded. On Mersea Island park you can relax and stroll onto the beach from your caravan. You can also join the islanders for an oyster or two and a spot of crabbing.

What facilities are there? Indoor pool, shop, showground, clubhouse, play area, recreation area and beach. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP197

7 nights from GBP323 Find out more here[12]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterThe Orchards Holiday Village

The Orchards Holiday Village

St Osyth, Clacton, Essex CO16 8LJ

Who runs it? Haven What's it like? This packed park has lots to offer. You can choose from the activities on site or choose to explore nature among the seawater creeks.

Visitors can walk straight onto the beach from this park. What facilities are there? Heated indoor pool, paddling pool, archery, fencing, junior Segways, fishing lakes, golf, four food and drink venues, bowling, shop and evening entertainment How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP127

7 nights from GBP199 Find out more here[13]

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The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterRoydon Marina Village

Roydon Marina Village

Roydon, Essex Who runs it? Roydon Marina Village

What's it like? It is described as an 'exclusive holiday lodge resort' in the Lee Valley Park. The accommodation is mainly Scandinavian lodges which are described as luxurious. What facilities are there? Boathouse cafe and bar, Marcos Italian restaurant and of course mooring for boats.

The 315 berth marina can take everything from narrow boats to wide beams up to 70ft. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP495

7 nights from GBP845 Find out more here[14]

The 14 Essex holiday parks you can still book for EasterThe Warren Estate

Warren Lodges

Woodham Walter, Maldon, Essex

Who runs it? The Warren Estate What's it like? There are 70 lodges set within 48 acres of countryside here. The quiet surroundings mean you can watch deer grazing from your lodge and enjoy the views.

What facilities are there? Health club, swimming pool, as well as two golf courses, bars and a cafe within walking distance. How much does it cost over Easter?

3 nights from GBP559

7 nights from GBP965 Find out more here[15]

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