Are you looking for a perfect get away this year? Are you looking to immerse yourself in a rural woodland setting and reconnect with all that nature has to offer? If so, Essex Glamping has the perfect blend of glamping (Luxury Camping) with heaps of fun filled activities that will give you the best glamping and rural camping experience on offer.


Essex Glamping at Hadleigh Park is a unique partnership between RW Leisure & Glamping Limited and Essex County Council and offers something for everyone.


Discover the breath-taking views of the country park and fabulous scenic views across the Thames Estuary or challenge yourself to trying the 2012 Olympic mountain bike trails or the outdoor activities that are on offer across the park.


At Essex Glamping, Hadleigh Park, we have created and crafted a unique glamping and camping experience to be enjoyed by all. We are located within the heart of Hadleigh, a few minutes’ drive from Southend-on-Sea, and Leigh-on-Sea, where you can enjoy over 6 miles of sandy beaches, buy fresh seafood and make the most of the seafront and all it has to offer.

Alternatively, you can just relax in the comfort of our comfortable safari tents with small decked veranda where you can peacefully watch the world go by where you are able to reconnect with nature, unplugging yourself from technology and finding refuge from urban existence and everyday life.


Our campsite at Essex Glamping, Hadleigh Park has been carefully selected and offers a modern toilet and shower block, café, bike hire, children’s play area, Olympic mountain bike trails created for 2012 Olympic games or indulge in the fabulous walking trails around the historic monument of Hadleigh Castle, there really is something for everyone.


Because we are passionate about what we do, our goal is to ensure you and your family have a glamping experience to remember and whether you come as a couple or a family you’ll find a whole range of activities and many places you can visit. Perhaps you’ll enjoy chilling out having a picnic, or using the accommodation as a base to explore the local towns, restaurants and shops within the local area, or maybe enjoy the areas of outstanding natural beauty that

the park has to offer.


Southend on Sea provides beautiful coastlines and a day chilling on the beach is a perfect place to enjoy quality family time, or if you are feeling slightly more energetic why not take a walk along the longest pleasure pier in the world, there’s so much to choose from. See our Local attractions page for ideas on where to go during your stay with us.


Essex Glamping is proud to be working alongside The Salvation Army to support their long term mission in respect to providing training opportunities and realising the benefits of a heritage site. The Salvation Army who have been a part of the Hadleigh community since 1890. For 122 years, Hadleigh Farm, and later Hadleigh Training Centre, has been a place where The Salvation Army has trained, helped and educated men and women who have experienced difficult times, enabling them to further themselves both personally and professionally.


The Salvations Army’s Hadleigh Farm has evolved over the last 120 years. Today they are a commercial farm, a place of natural beauty, committed to environmental and social progress, and home to an English Heritage site. Essex Glamping and Hadleigh Park is an unlicensed facility and therefore we cannot promote, sell or manufacture alcohol. We are a small family run business and we attract mainly families, Unfortunately, we do not accept large group, or stag or hen parties. Please note that RW Leisure & Glamping limited have the right to cancel a booking if we believe the booking was made with false information.


All of our Safari tents are off grid and provide a perfect place to rest and unwind whatever the weather. During the year the park offers a range of holiday’s activities for families including canoeing, kayaking, archery and lots more, but if you want a tranquil and peaceful relaxing break outside of the high season, then imagine being cosied up with a loved one and try our winter breaks.





    Hadleigh Park has just about something for everyone – Hadleigh Park offers idyllic countryside, magnificent views, important historical sites and one of the UK’s best mountain biking courses. Hadleigh Park is a perfect place for picnics and wildlife watching, or to try something a little more challenging why not indulge in one of ...
  At Essex Glamping We have carefully selected our accomodation with our customers comfort in mind. We are passionate about the parks biodiversity and ecological impacts and have chosen to locate our accomodation “off grid”.   The location provides magnificent views across the park and Thames Estuary. By choosing to locate our accomodation off grid, ...
      Why not take advantage of our add-on packages, we offer arrival hampers full of goodies to get you going, so you can start to enjoy your holiday from the moment you arrive. Our arrival hampers start from £15.00 and include basic provisions such as Tea Bags, Milk, Bread, butter and jam, its ...
    Our prices at Essex Glamping are based on a per night basis with no minimum nights. Glamping prices are based on a per night basis and can sleep up to 6 persons. Prices are NOT per person. Our prices are all inclusive of value added tax and has with no other hidden costs. ...
      There are a number of nearby towns and places of interest and for your benefit we have listed a few that you may want to visit as part of your stay.   You can enjoy a short walk to Hadleigh farm situated 10 minutes away from the park itself. Hadleigh farm is ...





        At Essex Glamping we want to make a positive impact in reducing our carbon footprint and benefitting the environment. Hadleigh Park is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Essex Glamping will do what we can to make a positive impact with our partners.    Equally, Hadleigh Park has a number ...
The concept behind Essex Glamping
    THE CONCEPT BEHIND ESSEX GLAMPING   Essex glamping was born in 2017 and was an idea that quickly turned into a reality. Following a weekend stay away at a glamping site and experiencing something quite unique, we pondered the possibilities of running our own glamping or camping site.   So how hard can ...
What is Glamping?
  WHAT IS GLAMPING?    Camping is a tradition for many, complete with the tent, cooking by the campfire and, well, no indoor plumbing. If you don’t like the “roughing” it part, then Glamping is for you!   What is Glamping? Glamping is camping for people who don’t want to camp. It’s camping for people ...





by Richard on Essex Glamping
Great time at Essex Glamping

I recently took my grand children to the site and it was brilliant. We explored all over the place and they loved it. The tents were excellent and nice and cosy. Rachel and Wayne were the perfect hosts...

by Ben & Dara on Essex Glamping
Highly Recommend It!

We had such a brilliant time glamping. Cycled until we dropped on the fantastic tracks, enjoying beautiful scenery and relaxed in the comfort of the lovely tents for the evening. They were clean, and ...

by Vicky Hunter on Essex Glamping

Very spacious accommodation with everything needed to make my first glamping experience an excellent one! Staff who run the site are very helpful making sure their guests are comfortable. Board games ...

by Cath james on Essex Glamping
Excellent highly recommend

Had a brilliant time glamping, great location lots to see and do. Beds were very comfortable! Would definately go again ! Great place for a getaway!

by Sam Maguire on Essex Glamping
First Time Glampers!

A huge thank you to Wayne and Rachel for making our first glamping experience a great one! The location is quiet and peaceful for relaxing but also has enough to keep the children busy by exploring hadleigh...

Thank you. We are thrilled you had a great time at hadleigh park. We hope to see you very soon. Thank you for your kind review.

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