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About

Waldegraves Family Holiday Park is located on the beautiful Mersea Island, 10 miles South of Colchester in North Essex. Overlooking the Blackwater Estuary, park has own private beach which are a mix of sand and shingle.

There are Static Holiday Homes available to hire across the park. Each sleeps 6 guests with one double room and two twin rooms with the added option of a pull out bed in the lounge. There is also a wheelchair accessible holiday home with ramp access and widened, sliding doors throughout. Each holiday home is fully self-catering with full sized gas cooker, separate grill & 4 ring hob as well as microwave, kettle & toaster. Each accommodation has a TV and DVD player. Bed linen is included in the price. All holiday homes have double glazing & central heating.

Waldegraves has a large touring park with pitches for tents, caravans & motor homes. There is a choice of electric, non-electric or hard standing pitches. The park can accommodate large groups on request.
Visits to Waldegraves can be relaxing or fun packed with plenty to keep all age groups occupied. Family entertainment is available every day throughout the season with activities both during the day and in the evening. For large group bookings we are able to tailor entertainment to suit our guests if you wish.

There is an outdoor heated swimming pool open May- September which is included in the price of the stay. Golfing facilities include 10 bay undercover golf driving range, 18 hole grass pitch & putt, 9 hole crazy golf and FootGolf course. There are 4 well stocked coarse fishing lakes on site with well-maintained swims. There are a variety of large fish in the lakes including mirror & common carp, tench, roach, bream & gudgeon which will keep any keen fisherman happy.

The Wheatgrain Supermarket on the park is kept stocked with groceries, snacks and confectionary as well as leisure accessories, fishing tackle and gifts. The Granary Restaurant offers a superb selection of Hot and Cold meals taking advantage of the masses of quality fresh produce local to Mersea Island. Eat in the superb comfort of the Restaurant or on the decking overlooking the Swimming Pool. Half board dining packages available.

There is ample parking for cars in the main car park with plenty of space for coaches if required. Facilities for coach drivers can be provided including accommodation. Groups are accepted all season with discounts available for large parties outside of the busy season. To enquire about booking your group stay, call our friendly team on 01206 382898 or email holidays@waldegraves.co.uk.


Space for water sports if you bring your own equipment - phone for detials.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
330
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Luxuryfrom £189.00 to £499.00 per unit per week
Touringfrom £20.00 to £45.00 per pitch per night

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Christmas special programme
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Catering

  • Barbecue
  • Breakfast available
  • Evening meals
  • Foodshop/mobile foodshop
  • Restaurant
  • Snacks/afternoon tea

Children

  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

COVID-19 Response

  • Clear signage
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire
  • Fishing
  • Games room onsite
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Regular entertainment
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsite
  • Swimming pool - outdoor onsite

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen for hire
  • Linen provided

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities

Park Facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal facilities
  • Dish washing facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Electric hookup
  • Flush toilets (with lighting)
  • Fresh water hookup
  • Gas cylinder exchange or refill
  • Grass
  • Hard standing
  • Heated shower block
  • Hot water
  • Lighting throughout park
  • Motor homes
  • Parking space next to pitch
  • Showers available
  • Tents
  • Touring caravans

Parking

  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Pet Friendly
  • Telephone (public)
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Television

Site Features

  • Public house/Inn

Target Markets

  • Coach parties welcomed
  • Single sex groups NOT accepted

Property Facilities: Luxury

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Shower

Map & Directions

Mersea Island

Road Directions

By Road:Take the B1025 to Mersea Island. Across the strood, take the left fork to East Mersea, take the second turning to the right, and follow the brown & white signs to Waldegraves.

Waldegraves Holiday Park

Type:Holiday, Touring & Camping Park (SC)

4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Holiday, Touring & Camping Park (SC)
Waldegraves Lane, West Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8SE

Tel: 01206 382898

Fax: 01206 385359

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

Gradings

  • 4 Visit England Stars Holiday, Touring & Camping Park (SC)
4 Visit England Stars Holiday, Touring & Camping Park (SC)

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Other Accommodation AwardsDavid Bellamy Conservation Award Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award Gold 2020
  • The AAAA Holiday Centre AA Holiday Centre 2016