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The Showmans Wagon - Cottage holidays in Colchester, Essex

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The Showmans Wagon - at a glance

Sleeps 4 persons | Bedrooms 2

Pub close by Short Break No smoking


GardenOn nice days, when you want to relax you can sit out in The Showmans Wagon's garden and enjoy the sun shine. Children also love the outdoors so it can be a great place for them. Although, with young children you should always check any garden is safe for them.


BBQThere is one or more televisions at The Showmans Wagon. Ideal if you want to catch up with the latest on your favourite programmes or just fancy a quiet night in relaxing in front of the box.

Short cottage breaks in Essex

Available for short breaksGreat news if you just want to get away for a long weekend or short break. The Showmans Wagon accepts bookings for short breaks. So if you fancy a few days in Essex to recharge your batteries then this cottage is well worth consideration.

Family holidays in Essex

Family Cottage BreaksThe Showmans Wagon sleeps up to 4 people so could be perfect for your family or group. So if you are looking for a family holiday in Essex then The Showmans Wagon could be just the ticket.

More about The Showmans Wagon

Very quiet and peaceful

Come and live like a fairground showman in this unique holiday accommodation, set in 150 acres of woodland and wildflower meadows which boast some of the most scenic countryside views in the county. This compact property has been extensively renovated and insulated throughout and provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere whilst enjoying a relaxed and tranquil environment. There are many footpaths and tiny lanes to explore, including the Stour Valley Path from Newmarket to the sea at Manningtree. Horse riding and cycle hire can be arranged locally. The area is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts with deer and bird watching amongst many of the activities the surrounding countryside has to offer. Badger sightings are almost guaranteed, bring some peanuts. Shops 2.5 miles, pubs and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Elec central heating, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Elec cooker. Microwave. Internet connection. Enclosed garden with furniture. Shared use of 150 acre of farmland with unfenced ponds. BBQ. Ample parking. No smoking.

  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Gold Award
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Garden
  • Pub Nearby
  • Rural Location
  • Television
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • This cottage Sleeps 4

    Price: £ from £ 221


    Cottage address: The Showmans Wagon, Colchester, Essex.W42097

    As you can see The Showmans Wagon is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Colchester. And well suited to explore the whole of Essex.


    Enjoy an evening drink or a pub lunch at the nearby pub



     Things to do & places to visit in Essex near The Showmans Wagon

    There are plenty of great places to vist near The Showmans Wagon. Take a look at out holiday ideas pages for details of many places that are well worth considering visiting whilst on holiday at The Showmans Wagon.

    museum - places to go in Essex

    Mersea Island Museum

    High Street
    CO5 8QD
    01206 385 191

    castle - places to go in Essex

    Colchester Castle Museum

    Castle Park
    CO1 1TJ
    01206 282 931

    swimming-pool - places to go in Essex

    Harlow Swimming Pool

    First Avenue
    CM20 2QA
    01279 446 430

    museum - places to go in Essex

    Aces High Flying Museum

    Hurricane Way
    CM16 6AA
    01992 522 949

    farms - places to go in Essex

    Marsh Farm Country Park

    Marsh Farm Road
    CM3 5WP
    01245 321 552

    tourist-information - places to go in Essex

    Redbridge Tourist Information Centre

    Clements Road
    IG1 1EA
    020 8478 3020

    swimming-pool - places to go in Essex

    Ongar Swimming Pool

    Fyfield Road
    CM5 0AN
    01277 563 969

    tourist-information - places to go in Essex

    Clacton-on-Sea Tourist Information Centre

    Pier Avenue
    CO15 1QD
    01255 423 400

    tourist-information - places to go in Essex

    Chelmsford Tourist Information Centre

    Market Road
    CM1 1GG
    01245 283 400

    skiing - places to go in Essex

    Warley Dry Ski Slope

    Warley Gap
    CM13 3DP
    01277 211 994

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