Oaklands Holiday Park

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A peaceful holiday park close to Clacton-on-Sea

Oaklands Holiday Park offers peace and tranquillity for those seeking a more restful break. With a beautiful lake at the heart of the park, you can spend your days enjoying the fishing (subject to availability and rod licence), or relaxing on the banks of the lake.

Stunning countryside surrounds the park, and Clacton-on-Sea is just a short drive away. The country bar on the park offers great food and occasional entertainment, and the atmosphere is warm and friendly.

For those wanting to explore the area, the park is ideally situated a short drive from the historic town of Colchester. The Castle is definitely worth a visit, and there is abundance of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes.

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Please note – all photos are for representative purposes only and are not necessarily actual photos of the park or area.

Oakland Holiday Park facilities are closed from November until March and are subject to park operation and discretion. 2cHolidays cannot be held liable for any disruption which is under park control.

Park entertainment passes to use the on site facilities are NOT included in the cost of your holiday.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic some parks may restrict or withdraw facilities and services for the foreseeable future for private let guests.


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Oaklands Holiday Park

Oaklands Holiday Park is lovely holiday resort in Essex, surrounded by beautiful countryside and lots of local wildlife. If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend away, it doesn’t get much more peaceful than Oaklands Holiday Park. Whether you’re looking for a quiet weekend away to spend some quality time with the family or a fishing weekend away, Oaklands Holiday Park is the place to go!

Oakland caravan park

Unlike other holiday resorts in Essex, Oaklands Holiday Park is a quieter site and boasts a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere. The holiday park features a beautiful fishing lake which is kept well stocked with carp, tench and roach. It is the perfect holiday destination if you’re looking for a fishing break! Or to sit back and relax by the bank of the lake enjoying the stunning countryside around. Oakland Holiday Parks welcomes dogs too and due to the location of the holiday park, there are so many brilliant dog walking areas, so your pooch can enjoy a holiday too. Caravan holidays in Essex are extremely popular because who doesn’t love a seaside holiday?

Only 10 minutes away from Oaklands Caravan Park is the traditional seaside resort of Clacton-on-Sea. Booking caravan holiday at Oaklands Holiday Park is fabulous as it means you can enjoy the best of both worlds. You can spend the day enjoying the hustle and bustle at Clacton-on-Sea town centre but retreat back to the holiday park for a relaxing evening. Despite if you’re looking for a weekend away with the kids or a relaxing holiday with your significant other, Oaklands Holiday Park is great for all.

Oaklands Holiday Park is close to Clacton on sea

Clacton-on-Sea is a fabulous seaside town and there is everything you could possibly need for the perfect beach holiday. Clacton offers miles of glorious sandy beaches and welcomes doggies too. The seaside town has so much to offer with great amusement arcades, delicious ice cream parlours and of course fish n chip cafes. During the summer holidays, younger children can enjoy donkey rides on the beach whilst the teens play a game of ten pin bowling on the pier. Clacton Pier is loved by not only the holiday makers but locals also, due to the family friendly atmosphere and there is so much fun to be had at the pier.

From crazy golf to gold karts, there is a huge variety of activities the pier has to offer! Not to forget the funfair rides, Seaquarium, arcade machines and soft indoor play. Furthermore, Clacton has brilliant pubs and restaurants, its own theatre as well as an escape room.

Things to do near Oakland Holiday Park

Colchester is a beautiful historic town home to Roman monuments such as the Castle and being famous for one of the best Zoo’s in the UK. You can visit Colchester within 20 minutes from Oaklands Holiday Park, another reason why the location of the caravan site is great. Whether you’re looking to spend an afternoon having some family fun or a bit of retail therapy, there is certainly something that everybody will enjoy at Colchester.

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo is famously known for being one of the best in the UK and is it perfect if you’re looking for a wild day out! There is a huge variety of animals to see and even over 250 different species in total. Visit exotic animals such as tigers, elephants, komodo dragons, lions and giraffes. Or perhaps walk through beautiful ‘The Butterfly Galde’ exhibition and see the delicate butterflies in their habitat. For the animal enthusiasts, you can get even closer to the animals with the incredible experiences that the Zoo has to offer. You can become a keeper for the day working closely with a member of staff caring for the animals and evening feeding them their dinner!

There’s a huge variety of animals you can choose from including elephants, giraffes, lemurs and much more. No matter which experience you choose, you are guaranteed to have a one in a life time experience! Aside from visiting the animals, children can get involved with the interactive areas of the Zoo, face painting or having a climb on the outdoor play areas. After a day of activities, you will have worked up an appetite and you have a huge selection of over 15 eateries to choose from! Or alternatively, bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy a picnic in the sunshine. A day at the Zoo is fantastic for everyone of all ages and definitely worth a visit!

Other things to do near Oaklands Holiday Park

Whether it’s gloriously sunny or drizzly and damp, you can find something to do at Colchester no matter the weather. The brilliant Rollerworld & Quasar is the ideal place to go for some family fun those less sunny days. The venue boasts a lively atmosphere with many children and adults on the enjoying the disco, but with their skates on! Whether you’re a pro skater or just a beginner, you are guaranteed for an afternoon full of laughter. For the more advanced skaters, you can even get involved with the games the staff hosts on the ring. Even if you don’t own your own skates or didn’t think to bring them on holiday, you can hire a pair for as little as £2.90! Perhaps you’re a bit wobbly on the roller skates and feel a better without wearing wheels, instead you can have a game of quasar.

Quasar laser tag is competitive game where players team up to beat the opposition by scoring the most points and protecting your base. Whether you’re a family of four or even eight, quasar will suit everybody. Spend 30 minutes shooting and dodging the lasers in order to be the winners!

Colchester town is unique in the fact you can explore Britain’s only Roman Circus Theatre! With free admissions, you can visit the lovely gardens and walk around the circus site. You will be able to see how the circus was discovered and find out about Roman chariot racing too. Throughout the summer months, you can experience a superb tour by a volunteer who works at the circus followed by a slice cake and cup of tea at the Roman Circus Café. Overall, exploring the circus is a brilliant afternoon out when the sun is shining.


Instead of learning about history or having an energetic afternoon in Colchester, you might want an extra holiday treat of afternoon tea. The Rose & Crown is an outstanding pub which serves a variety of food. Only 15 minutes away from Oaklands Holiday Park you will find the pub and it will certainly not disappoint. You can indulge in a variety of homemade sandwiches and delicious sweet treats or alternatively enjoy a meal of traditional pub food. The Rose & Crown boasts a friendly atmosphere and hosts events throughout the year also. The entertainment at the pub ranges from comedians, magicians and of course tribute bands. Not to forget, on the last Thursday of every month the brilliant pub quiz takes place too.

Caravan holidays in Essex are sought after as there is just so much to do. Here at 2cHolidays, we have some superb accommodation for hire at Oaklands Holiday Park. Call us today on 01362 470888 to enquire about your next holiday and receive up to 30% off as well!

Oaklands Holiday Park, St Osyth, Clacton-on-Sea CO16 8HW
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