Tey Brook Orchard

Colchester

Escape to this secluded part of rural Essex for wild family glamping adventures.

  • roomUnits 10
  • person Sleeps 2 - 6
  • bed Bedrooms 1 - 1
  • petPets Yes
  • mobilityMobility No
  • Toddlers
  • Older Kids
  • Teens
From £60/night
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Nestled between an apple orchard and 20 acres of beautiful woodland, Tey Brook provides the perfect spot for some family relaxation and reconnection. Just 50 minutes from London, you’ll soon be switching off from the hustle and bustle of daily life and chilling in your gorgeous bell tent, yurt or shepherds hut. The communal kitchen area and undercover games room are great spaces to spend time together, and there’s loads of adventures to be had in the surrounding woodland.

About this place

Best bits

  • Great choice of accommodation to suit all families.
  • Wonderful undercover games area with table tennis and table football - perfect for older children and teens.
  • Huge marquee on-site so you can continue family fun should the weather take a turn for the worse.

Top tips

  • Pack layers and warm clothing to make the most of evening campfires.
  • Wellies and waterproofs are always a must on glamping trips.
  • Don’t forget to take a torch to make your way around the site once the sun goes down.

Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

Indoor play room
Wifi
Outdoor play equipment
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Activities

Accessibility

Bell tents and yurts are sited on wooden platforms which are raised above the ground. The Shepherds hut has stepped access which might limit access for less able visitors

Location & local area

About the owners

Nat & Archie

Listed since March 2017

The Browning Brothers, Nat and Archie enjoyed many a carefree day growing up on the farm, climbing trees, building dens and scrambling down the riverbanks to leap across the water. It was their love of the great outdoors and this unique place that has inspired them to set up this glamping site onTey Brook Orchard so that youngsters have a chance to experience this carefree natural outdoor playground.

Owner recommendations

  • Colchester Zoo has over 260 rare species as well as native animals-and is just 15 minutes away.

  • There’s plenty of traditional seaside fun to be had at Clacton-on-sea, a 40 minute drive from the site.

  • Colne Valley Steam Railway is a must for rail enthusiasts - look out for special events.

  • RHS Hyde Hall has stunning gardens for all seasons, including the iconic dry garden, plus some fab walking around the reservoir.

  • Follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers and Norman invaders at Colchester Castle.

  • Head out onto the water on paddleboards or kayaks with Mersea Island watersports.

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