The Orchards Holiday Village is at the center of all Clacton-on-Sea attractions. Your kids will not be board with so much to do!
Adventure Island - is the U.K’s No.1 Free Admission fun park. Sited on the Southend-on-Sea's famous seafront and with around 40 rides and attractions. New rides include Rage and Screature.
Colchester Zoo – an award winning zoo, with over 270 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes. You can even get the opportunity to feed the elephants and giraffes. You yourself and take a ride on the 'Lost Madagascar Express' road train. Walk through enclosure with butterflies and another with Rainbow Lorikeets offering visitors a chance to feed them a treat of nectar. See white rhino, giraffes, ostrich and kudu roaming together at Kingdom of the Wild and walk underwater through the 24m tunnel at the Playa Patagonia Sealion pool.
Colne Valley and Halstead Railway – a mixture of steam and diesel operating days, miniature 7 1/4" railway, garden layout and new for this year large 00 gauge layout. Visit the working signal box, exhibition centre, Travelling Post Office and shop, excellent buffet facilities. Dine in style on our Pullman train (selected dates only) and Thomas the Tank Engine events.
Hedingham Castle - is a 900 year old Norman keep of Hedingham Castle stands in 160 acres of spectacularly beautiful landscaped gardens and woodland.
Walton Pier - is an ideal location for a fun filled family day out, with something for everyone to enjoy.
Prittlewell Priory - is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. Priory Park boasts 45 acres of tranquil gardens and ponds. A beautiful example of a 12th century Cluniac Monastery. Learn about the lives of the monks of Prittlewell, Tudor period owners including Thomas Audley and Sir Richard Rich and the Victorian Scratton family. Opposite the Priory building you'll find our Visitor Centre complete with gift shop, drinks and other facilities. Enjoy the stunning grounds that surround the building and take a stroll through the picturesque walled gardens
Beth Chatto Gardens - discover The Gravel Garden, The Water Gardens, The Scree Beds and The Woodland.
Clacton-on-Sea - is a traditional seaside town with long sandy beaches, water sports, a Victorian pier.