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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.

    farms - places to go in Essex

    Dedham Vale Family Farm

    Mill Lane
    CO7 6DH
    01206 323 111

    farms - places to go in Essex

    Lee Valley Park Farms

    Waltham Abbey
    EN9 2EG
    01992 892 781

    shopping - places to go in Essex

    Harvey Shopping Centre

    Harvey Centre
    CM20 1XR
    01279 442 981

    skiing - places to go in Essex

    Harlow Dry Ski Slope

    Hammarskjold Road
    CM20 2JF
    01279 307 360

    tourist-information - places to go in Essex

    Walton Tourist Information Centre

    Princes Esplanade
    Walton On The Naze
    CO14 8QD
    01255 675 542

    tourist-information - places to go in Essex

    Redbridge Tourist Information Centre

    Clements Road
    IG1 1EA
    020 8478 3020

    houses-gardens - places to go in Essex

    Beth Chatto Gardens

    Clacton Road
    CO7 7DB
    01206 822 007

    museum - places to go in Essex

    Saffron Walden Museum

    Museum Street
    Saffron Walden
    CB10 1JL
    01799 510 333

    skiing - places to go in Essex

    Brentwood Park Dry Ski Slope

    Warley Gap
    CM13 3DP
    01277 211 994

    swimming-pool - places to go in Essex

    Stewarts Swimming Pool

    Parnall Road
    CM18 7NQ
    01787 473 706

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