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Community activities

We offer a range of community activities including:

  • Caravans for hire
  • Beach huts for hire
  • Tickets for specific activities.

Hire a caravan

 Exterior picture of a static caravan which can be hired

There are a range of adapted and unadapted open-plan caravans with 6-8 berths available for hire in:

  • Naze Marine in Walton
  • Valley Farm Holiday Park in Clacton
  • Waterside Holiday Park in Southminster

Facilities include: open plan lounge/diner, full wet room and access to a mobile hoist as required. Please discuss with the Shortbreaks team which caravan best suits your individual needs.

Apply for a shortbreak caravan.

Hire a beach hut

 Beach hut

We have a number of beach huts in Clacton and Walton which are available for hire.

These are also located next to both a Changing Places facility and an accessible ramp to the beach.

Get tickets for a specific activity

 A zebra at Paradise Wildlife Park

 We currently have tickets available for the following activities:

  • Colchester Zoo
  • Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
  • Tropical Wings, South Woodham Ferrers
  • Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire.

These are one off use tickets and can be used anytime this year with the exception of Kidsfest and Winter Wonderland at Marsh Farm.

Other specialised services from Essex County Council are available in the Shortbreaks brochure.