Its very own slice of seaside paradise
Discover your perfect family holiday at Coopers Beach Holiday Park. Simply cross causeway to Mersea Island and you’ll soon forget about the stresses of everyday life. You’ll know its going to be a holiday to remember as soon as you approach the causeway!
Coopers beach Holiday park boasts having its very own slice of seaside paradise with direct beach access. You can truly relax in the unspoilt surroundings of Coopers beach tucked away on the southern shore of Mersea Island. It’s the ultimate coastal retreat!
Fun filled holiday
Besides, tranquil beaches, the on-park facilities, activities and entertainment ensures a holiday packed full of family fun, creating those ever-lasting family memories. On site, you are spoilt for choice with an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Whether it’s a revitalizing morning swim to start the day off or a leisurely soak in the afternoon – the choice is yours! Without a doubt, the kids can have immense amount of fun splashing around in the pool. Recently undergone refurbishment in 2020 is the outdoor pool, making it the perfect place to take a dip and cool down in those summer days. Not to forget, the new addition of the toddlers water play station.
Any fitness gurus can ensure keeping active whilst holidaying in the two swimming pools and tennis courts. From gentle friendly matches to high energy battles on the court. Moreover, you can tire the kids out on the adventure playground and fun games at the kids club! Let the kids run wild and clamber across the exciting adventure playground. Alternatively, grab a football, basketball or even netball and head to the multi-sports court where the whole family can get involved in the games. You’ll be guaranteed some peace and quiet later on!
Furthermore, there are endless of activities to enjoy at Coopers Beach. Test your stealth, accuracy and skills at battle blasters to avoid being taken down in battle. You’ll need to be running, dodging and sneaking in order to be the last one standing in this fun-filled outdoor battlefield. Alternatively, challenge yourself to hover archery. This activity is a twist on normal archery with moving targets games and competition. Conversely, let the little ones test their battles with an exciting session of bike tots, perfect for building their confidence on a bike.
Delicious meals onsite
All this adventure is guaranteed to work up quite the appetite. In the case, head over to the Boathouse & Bar Restaurant for a delicious array of meals. Admire its contemporary indoor settings and spend quality time with the family enjoying great food with great company. Conversely, dine al fresco to appreciate those stunning sea views.
In the evenings, enjoy occasional visiting of cabaret shows. Don’t forget to bring your bingo dabbers to Coopers Beach for an intense game of Linked Bingo which joins up with 60 Parkdean Resort holiday parks fir a chance to win big in a live game!
The early evenings it tailored to those younger family members with Krew members delivering the fun direct to you from showtimes to stories, party dances, songs and so much more! Not only have they got kids entertainment covered but there is entertainment for adults of all ages too. Simply sit back and be prepared for lots of laughs and giggles with the whole family.
Anyone who enjoys a good old film will love a Movie under the stars at Coopers Beach Holiday Park. From action classics to first-class romance films plus a whole bunch of family favourites, it’s the perfect place for a magical movie night under the starts in the pop-up outdoor cinema. Moreover, there is even a treats cart offering popcorn, sweets and more to enjoy the full cinema experience.
Coopers Beach Holiday Park is located in idyllic Mersea Island found nine miles south eat of Colchester and covering seven square miles. Mersea is the UK’s most Easterly inhabited island with a population of just 7000. The islands tranquil atmosphere, traditional fishing community and breath-taking views across the Blackwater Estuary makes Mersey Island the perfect choice for a family holiday.
Undoubtedly, there is plenty to do on Mersea Island for all members of the family. Whether you’re holidaying with young children or in need to a peaceful way to pass the time, there’s something for everyone at Mersea. Unquestionably, the islands stunning countryside and Estuary are the perfect place to take a walk. Moreover, any keen walkers may want to take the 13-mile challenge around the island walk which takes around 3 hours. Moreover, it’s a great day out for families with slightly older children looking for an outdoor adventure and perhaps even a picnic along the way. All members can enjoy Mersea Island including the beloved family pet! Dog’s love running wild amongst the countryside and are welcome all year round on its beaches too. From beach to farmland, there something to suit everyone!
Great days out nearby
Cudmore Grove country parks makes for a great day out for the whole family and can be found at the far point of Mersea Island. Days can be spent here walking the dog or flying kites. Moreover the adjoining sandy beach is the perfect spot to build the ultimate sandcastle on those summer days. This nature reserve with over 102 acres of unique coastal landscapes and heritage is the ultimate place to just stop and relax. Undoubtedly, it’s the perfect place to paddles, enjoy a picnic, birdwatch, and create magical memories with friends and families. Any historians can appreciate its historic features including WWII pillboxes. You can discover the remains of blockhouse fort and a cliff that has produced 300,000-year-old fossils.
Keep the kids entertained on a budget with a day spent crabbing. The causeway at West Mersea Hard is the ideal place to crab. Simply purchase special grabbing equipment from many local shops. Now that you’re all set, simply sit on the edge, drop your line and wait. An hours fun should give you a large bucket full of crabs! Once finished, just tip them out and watch them run back to the waters.
Vineyard at Mersea
Unquestionably, Mersea is a great place to grab a bite to eat or a drink with friends in one of its many pubs and restaurants. For those of you who enjoy a glass of wine or two, Mersea Vineyard is a must visit. The vineyard offers a range of white wines from very dry to sweet dessert wine. All their wines are made using the grapes from its very own vineyard! Not only can your purchase a good bottle of wine, but also enjoy Mersea Island Brewery with the choice of 5 core beers. Shop local at the Cork n Cap shop to enjoy local quality produce all of which are sourced and made within East Anglia. Take your pick from local real ales and wine to spirits and even cocktails!
Haven for yachting
Fancy exploring further afield, ditch the car and grab a foot ferry to the traditional seaside town of Brightlingsea Harbour. Moreover, the ferry only takes minutes which means you cut out your car journey by 18.9 miles that takes 40 minutes by road! Brightlingsea on the River Colne is a sandy beach backed by a promenade lined with colourful beach hurts. Furthermore, Brightlingsea is a haven for yachting and hosts international sailing events annually. Take a visit to the paddle hut Brightlingsea to take a lesson or even just hire paddle boards and memories. Be prepared for lots of and giggles as you test your balance on the paddle board or discover the beauty and wildlife from a different angle in a kayak where it be alone or in a group!
Just over a 20 minute drive away from Coopers Beach is the world-famous Colchester Zoo. As you navigate your way around the zoo, you’ll visit many different habitats which is home to 200 species set in 60 acres of parklands and lakes. Alternatively, take a trip to Europe’s largest Norman castle packed with treasures from Colchester’s past at Colchester Castle. Find interactive displays and star exhibits. Have a go at building a Norman archway, dressing up or steering a Roman chariot. Not to mention, some of the most important historical finds in Britain can be found in Colchester Castle.
After a days out exploring, our accommodation at Coopers Beach Holiday park are the perfect place to relax. Whether you treat yourself to a stay in our luxury lodge with full sea views or enjoy a cosy caravan holiday, you’re bound make unforgettable memories this holiday.