Essex holiday parks are varied from peaceful and relaxing to large and lively. The Orchards holiday park is ideal for families as it enjoys a beachside location and a really relaxing atmosphere. Steeple Bay holiday park is more lively with evening entertainment and an outdoor pool. The area of Essex is ideal for days out and exploring should you wish to leave your holiday park setting. Colchester Zoo is a great day out for families. Water sports enthusiasts could make the most of sea kayaking off the Essex coast. For traditional seaside fun head for Clacton-on-Sea where you will find an attractive pier and some thrilling rides.