Essex

Parkdean Resorts Coopers Beach

East Mersea, Mersea Island, Essex, CO5 8TJ


When you want to get away from it all, cross the causeway to Mersea Island and visit Coopers Beach for a holiday to remember. With direct access to the beach, and close to the Blackwater Estuary, both beach enthusiasts and nature lovers will be in their element here. So, grab your camera, because whether you want to enjoy traditional seaside activities or take a walk to spot migrating birds, you'll want to capture the moment.


  • Facilities

    Kids' clubs: Star Tots (4 and under); Star Landers (5-10 years)
    Heated indoor and outdoor pools
    Adventure playground
    Multi-sports court
    Boathouse Bar & Restaurant
    Entertainment venue
    Convenience store
    Launderette
    Free Wi-Fi in designated areas
    Selected pet-friendly accommodation

  • Accommodation

    All this is included as standard in your accommodation: TV with Freeview; gas or electric cooker; microwave.

  • Directions

    By Car: 1. If travelling southbound on the M11, take the exit slip road and stay in the left two lanes for Stansted Colchester A120 2. Continue to follow the A120 and at the roundabout signposted Witham B1018 take the second exit 3. Upon entering Cressing (signposted) take the immediate left turn followed by the first right turn onto Boars Tye Road. Follow this road for 7.5 miles and at the T junction turn left for Colchester/Tiptree B1022 4. Take the right turn for Tolleshunt D'Arcy B1023, and at the mini-roundabout take the first exit for Brook Road. At the end of the road at the T junction, turn left for B1026 5. Continue to follow the B1026 and turn right for Mersea B1025 and take first exit for East Mersea when entering Mersea Island 6. Continue to follow East Mersea Road before turning right onto Church Lane, where Coopers Beach Holiday Park will be on your left further up this road By Bus: The nearest bus stop is a 5 minute walk away, located at the T junction of East Road. This bus stop is serviced by Hedingham, providing return routes into Colchester and East Mersea via the 69 and 69A bus services. By Train: Wivenhoe station is the closest to park, serving Greater Anglia Trains. This station is a 13 mile drive (around 30 minutes) away. The main lines from this station cover destinations such as Walton on the Naze, Clacton on Sea, Colchester and London Liverpool Street. By Plane: London Stansted Airport is around 37 miles from park, or an hour’s drive time if travelling by car. You can fly into London Stansted from Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow Guernsey and Kerry Airports.

  • Charges

    Service Charge £7.25 per unit per night
    Entertainment+ Passes £3.25 per person per £9.50 break, £4.25 per person per £15 break - Passes FREE on breaks starting Mar 23
    Dog Friendly £25.00 per dog
    Peak Date Supplement: £3.50 per person per break Apr 3, 17, May 15; £6 per person per break Apr 6, 10, 13
    PAY ONLY £9.50 Mar 16, Apr 20, 27, May 4

  • Attractions

    Colchester Zoo

    Gaze into the eyes of a majestic lion or come face-to-face with a humongous komodo dragon at one of the country's most popular wildlife attractions.

    Cudmore Grove Country Park

    A little spot of tranquility on Mersea Island, this nature reserve and sandy beach are the perfect place to simply stop and relax.

    Colchester Castle

    Europe's largest Norman castle is packed with treasures from Colchester's past - Neolithic pottery, ancient jewellery and the finest Roman vase ever found in Britain.

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