There are so many advantages to having your own holiday lodge and there is no denying that a home away from home is a brilliant investment. Of course, there are lots of things to consider when you’re purchasing a lodge though and arguably one of the most important is location. After all, where your luxury lodge is situated will have a huge impact on your upcoming holidays. 


Amongst many of the amazing counties we have in the UK, Essex is one of the most popular holiday destinations to visit and it is a brilliant place to have a holiday lodge. Regardless of how many weeks a year you plan on staying in your lodge, below we have looked into some of the different reasons why Essex is a brilliant location for a holiday lodge. 


Beautiful countryside 


Wherever your lodge is situated in Essex, you won’t be far from the breathtaking countryside and there are plenty of open spaces to enjoy in this county. Escaping the busy cities and the crowds of people couldn’t be easier when you get off the beaten path in Essex, and there is an abundance of public footpaths to walk along. If you enjoy cycling, you will be pleased to know that Essex is fairly flat as well and there are lots of quiet country lanes, canal towpaths and woodland trails for you to explore.


Sandy beaches 


Many don’t realise just how much the Essex coastline has to offer and with over 350 miles of coastline in the county, there are plenty of sandy beaches to enjoy. No matter whether you want to walk the coastal paths or play at the arcades, there will be a beach for you in Essex and many of them are family orientated. In addition to having lots of piers to enjoy, you can also get offshore and have a go at watersports, like canoeing and paddle-boarding too. 


From Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze to Mersea Island and Shoeburyness beach, you will have a number of beaches to choose from when planning a fun day out. Not to mention, there is lots to do in each of the seaside towns too. 


Historic attractions 


There are a number of cities, towns and villages in Essex boasting fascinating history and heritage. With lots of historic local attractions, such as; Colchester castle which can be found in Britain’s oldest recorded town and Hedingham Castle with its 110 ft tall Norman keep, you can learn so much about the ancient landscape around you when you have a holiday lodge in Essex. With lots of museums and art galleries to visit as well, you definitely don’t get bored with so many different historic attractions to explore. 


Family activities 


If you’d like to be able to invite your family to stay with you in your new holiday lodge, there are plenty of tourist attractions for people of all ages to enjoy too. The county is full of family activities and if the sun is shining you can visit a farm park, but if it’s overcast you can go to soft play instead, for example. With iconic must-visit attractions like Colchester Zoo too, you can easily plan exciting days out when your loved ones come to visit you. 


Year-round events


Like many other counties, there are multiple different events planned in Essex throughout the year. Once you have a holiday lodge here, you can organise your visits depending on what is going on in the local area, and you won’t struggle to fill your holidays with fun. Don’t forget to ask the holiday park owners about any events that are being hosted on-site as well. 


Looking at lodges for sale in Essex?


If you’re interested in purchasing a luxury lodge and you think Essex could be the perfect destination for your home away from home, be sure to take a look at the Colchester Country Park website today. We have a brilliant selection of lodges for sale in Essex and our holiday park is meticulously maintained, making it the ideal place to have your own lodge. We always endeavour to make holidaymakers’ visits as comfortable and memorable as possible, and we can assure you that you won’t be disappointed when you choose to have a lodge at Colchester Country Park. To find out more about the lodges we have for sale in Essex, feel free to contact our experienced team today, we’re always happy to help.