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Easter in Essex

An English Easter, could be cold and blustery, raining,sunny, or a combination of all these things! So if you are visiting the area this long weekend, either staying with us, or just for a day trip, here are a few ideas for things to do what ever the weather...       If the weather is raining, cold and blustery...   Firstsite Gallery in Colchester are running an Andy Warhol exhibition from Saturday 19th March - Sunday 12th June. I believe it's free! The exhibition includes Warhol's drawings, ... Read more

Walking (and skating) in a Winter Wonderland.

In case you didn't realise, our Pods and cottages are open all year round.Both cottages have central heating and lovely log burners to keep our guests warm in the winter months and the Pods are all insulated and have wall mounted heaters. For a peaceful wintry weekend in the Pods some of our guests bring comfort food, their own blankets and a lap top to play favourite films on to have some 'down' time and relax, but if you fancied getting ... Read more

Days Out 3: Walton-On-The-Naze

Walton is a short 30 minute drive from Lee Wick Farm, just past Frinton-on-Sea. It's a traditional seaside town with the third longest pier in the country. The pier offers all the usual amusements and fun fair rides that kids (large and small!) might enjoy, plus tenpin bowling, a diner, coffee shop and bar. If you want to find out more about the pier, such as opening times and admission have a look here There is a lovely mix of old and new ... Read more

Days Out 2: Frinton on Sea

  Just a short 20 minute drive from Lee Wick Farm, Frinton feels like an exclusive resort once you are 'inside the gates' (now railway barriers). Part of the town still has a feel of the 1920's / 30's about it, partly due to the selection of Art Deco Modernist houses at the far end of the sea front at the east of the town. If you love this style of architecture you wont want to miss out on a walk around ... Read more

Are you feeling the love?

Valentines day is traditionally seen as a day to celebrate love but it is also celebrated as the advent of spring. Are you a sucker for romance, or can't stand the commercialism of it all? Either way we think we can offer you the perfect break. Get away from all that romantic slush and bring a few friends to Stable Cottage (can sleep up to 7) or what about a Pod (sleeps up to 4 people), for a night or two away from all ... Read more