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Martello Beach Holiday Park

6.3
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General

  • Direct access to seven miles of beach on the Essex coast
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sports court and kids' club
  • Café, takeaway and adventure playground

An early morning constitutional along the sands, a pre-lunch paddle and castle construction contest, or a romantic sunset stroll beside the waves – with the beach this close, you’ll have no problem fitting in all three.

On the Essex coast, Martello Beach Holiday Park has direct access to seven miles of broad golden sands, plus swimming pools indoor and out, a sports court, fun-packed kids’ clubs, and a multi-zone adventure playground.

There’s also a café and takeaway on site, and at busier times of year guests can enjoy the free live shows, competitions and games that are laid on in the East Beach Showbar.

Bronze David Bellamy Conservation Award

Please note

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Single-sex parties of 3 or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.

Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.

Entertainment passes are included in the rate.


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6.3

Overall rating based on 89 reviews

 

53% would recommend this site to a friend.

53% would stay here again.

 

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I did like it as it wasn't to busy..Showers and ... 16/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom cynthia k. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    I did like it as it wasn't to busy..Showers and Toilets were clean.they have swimming-pool and good location to the beach.We really had a great weekend.

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Always a great choice 10/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom michael_k444124 Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Love this site, it has everything I need for a perfect weekend away and the staff go the extra mile to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

    Disliked: 

    The touring showers were broken, and didn't work for the whole four days of my stay.... I did mention the problem and was told to use the disabled shower, but the water was always cold when I tried it. I was a little disappointed as it's a facility I paid for but couldn't use.

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Great site for a getaway, close to beach with great friendly staff 30/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Michael K. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Non regimented touring field, great staff always happy to help and free sweets at check-in as Halloween. Entertainment was good, and shop well stocked for essentials.

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The holiday park is very run down and the staff are not very helpful 01/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Geoff R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Parking on the empty field.

    Disliked: 

    Using the shower block. The floors are slippery.
    Black mould on the doors, walls and windows.
    Someone was washing their dog in the shower next to me, so all the mud came into my cubicle.
    They haven't got any seats and the floors wet, so you can't dry your feet ect
    The windows are to too low down, people can see through it.
    The wash room has cold water and it doesn't stay on for more then 5 seconds.
    They had no hand soap and the taps are sharp, as the chrome has chipped off.
    Alot of the electric hook up posts are now rotten and are falling over.
    This holiday park is now very run down and will need renovating to bring it up to a good standard.
    I was lucky as i didn't need to use their facilities, so it was a nice cheap holiday.

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That the site was empty 12/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Janice B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    That the site was empty

    Disliked: 

    Everything
    Needs to be ripped down and built again

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Friendly staff 06/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Debbie F. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Like that you could just pitch up anywhere

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Clean facilities a friendly staff 04/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Alessandra N. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean facilities a friendly staff

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Excellent location for clacton and airshow access cheap and clean. 14/11/2017

gemma_d113809

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The location of this site was fantastic we walked into Clacton everyday with a group the youngest child being 6. The air show was on the weekend we went which we enjoyed. The campsite was clean and tidy we went to the pool one day it is small but we all enjoyed a swim you do have to book a slot. We found the shower block to be clean( remembering we are on a campsite not a hotel) and a special mention to the maintenance man who worked really hard to maintain cleanliness. We stayed in the non electric part which was very spacious and if we stayed again would book non electric as the electric pitches were a lot more full and tightly packed. The site does have a maximum number of people who can stay so that does ensure the showers are accessible for all, on only 1 occasion I had to queue for a shower. Please remember people you are booking a dirt cheap camping holiday not a hotel with that in mind I hope you enjoy staying at Martello beach as much as we did !

    Disliked: 

    Disliked going home.

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Value for money, clean facilities 03/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Kate W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Evening entertainment, local attractions, clean facilities, price, play area, excellent pitch sizes on grassy area

    Disliked: 

    Pool on the small side had to reserve space too loud & crowded

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excellent value clean facilities friendly staff pitch level 50/50 03/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Joan W. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    we liked the site it is well laid out the toilet and shower block was always clean considering the amount of use it gets every day by the amount people that are staying on site at any given time. The launderette was a godsend as we had children with us. the whole site in general was also very well maintained. childrens play area good and on site entertainment well displayed. shop was well stocked for supplies if needed . all in all we would definitely holiday there again .

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England, CO15 2LF
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.7735°N 1.0966°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Jaywick: Three Jays — 1.2 miles
Jaywick: Chester Holiday Park Coach Stop — 2.0 miles
St Osyth: Kings Arms Coach Stop — 2.1 miles
Train stations
Clacton-on-Sea Rail Station — 2.8 miles
Weeley Rail Station — 5.6 miles
Great Bentley Rail Station — 5.6 miles
Ferry ports
Point Clear Ferry Landing — 3.8 miles
Brightlingsea Ferry Landing — 3.8 miles
Harwich International Ferry Terminal — 13.8 miles
Airports
London Southend Airport — 22.1 miles

Directions


Follow the A12 towards Colchester. Take the A133 to Clacton-on-Sea. On the outskirts of Clacton town, turn right onto the B1077 (St. John’s Road). Continue for approximately 1.5 miles and then turn left onto Jaywick Lane (just after Clacton Garden Centre). Continue for 3 miles and then follow the road signs for Martello Beach Holiday Park and Martello Tower Visual Arts Centre.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Fancy a day out? Make nearby Clacton-on-Sea your first port of call, for some good old-fashioned seaside fun: there’s a Victorian pier crammed with dodgems, amusements and fairground rides, another great sandy beach, pretty seafront gardens, and plenty of places to grab some fish and chips.

Another place that’s well worth a trip is Colchester, which has attractions to suit all tastes, from the zoo to the castle, delis to vineyards, and Roman remains to contemporary art.

Must see

  • firstsite (11.5 miles)
  • Colchester Castle Museum (11.6 miles)
  • Colchester Zoo (12.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Bourne Mill (10.6 miles)
  • Flatford: Bridge Cottage (13.2 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  10 a.m.

Martello Beach Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

29-42 days: 50% of holiday cost
43-55 days: 30% of holiday cost

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Martello Beach Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 10 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 10 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Additional terms

Single-sex parties of 3 or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.

Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.

Entertainment passes are included in the rate.

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