Kingfisher Holiday Park is a beautiful vacation location that’s worthy of a standing ovation. Sited in the heart of the South East (Essex to be precise), this holiday park is the perfect destination to immerse yourself in relaxation all year round. Whether you’re in need of a solo escape, a couple’s getaways or a fun-filled vacay for all the family, holiday lodges at Kingfisher are in prime position for creating unforgettable holidays.
Although you’ll make memories and enjoy a home away from home comforts in your personal holiday lodge, finding things to do, see and explore on your holiday can be part of what makes the experience memorable. Below we’ve listed six locations within 30 minutes of Kingfisher Holiday Park for you to explore!
Cast yourself back to decades gone by with prize antiques, quaint attractions and vintage experiences. The village of Battlesbridge, located at the tidal reach of the River Crouch, has over 80 antiques, jewellery, furniture and collectables dealers housed in a variety of bygone buildings and courtyards. This historic settlement is under four miles from Kingfisher Holiday Park and is a great day out for collectors, antique lovers, and fun-seekers looking for something with a little flare.
It’s not just a zoo… it’s not just an aquarium… it’s a ZOOQUARIUM. The world’s FIRST zooquarium too. Located in Southend-on-Sea, Sealife Adventure is THE place to immerse yourself in the wonders of life on planet earth. From the mysteries of the deepest oceans to the beauty of the jungles and deserts, you and the family can see it all – only 12 miles from the park. If you book online, you can get up to 20% off day entry!
Do you enjoy delicious food with lovely surroundings? The Anchor offers a stunning waterfront location overlooking the River Crouch and has plenty of outdoor space (a lovely garden and large decked terraces) to experience it all from. The indoor area, the Orangery, with floor-to-ceiling windows and an abundance of natural light is the perfect alternative. Whether you want a bottomless brunch, a Sunday roast or dinner for all the family, The Anchor is a lovely place to moor down and watch the world go by. Best of all? The pub is under a mile walk from the holiday park.
Come meet the animals at Barleylands Farm Park. For family-friendly fun, this pleasant attraction has a mixture of farm animals, small animals and poultry, birds of prey, exotic creatures, meerkats and more! Visitors will get the chance to meet them and even feed a selection. The Village at Barleylands has a unique collection of artisan craft studios and boutiques, eateries, luxury treatments, fun workshops and specialist services. The Village also has FREE entry and FREE parking on-site. You will need to book tickets for the farm. This fun day out is only 11 miles from the park.
Located in Basildon, Festival Leisure Park is the number one leisure destination in Essex. The leisure park has a Cineworld, Hollywood Bowl, 360 Play, restaurants with cuisine from across the globe and bars. For those rainy evenings or to wind down away from the park, Festival Leisure is only 11 miles from Kingfisher and is close to other attractions in Basildon.
Explore the beautiful garden at Hyde Hall and surround yourself with an eclectic mix of traditional and modern styles of landscaping and flora. Highlights include a beautiful Birch Grove, an Australia and New Zealand Garden and a Global Growth Vegetable Garden with a central octagonal glasshouse. Visitors will need to pre-book a slot in advance to experience this gorgeous Royal Horticultural Society site. This attraction is only nine miles from Kingfisher Holiday Park.