Pheasant Bell Tent

UK England East Anglia Essex Chigborough Farm

  • Sleeps 16 (max 16 adults, 15 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Pet Friendly
A natural rustic 5m bell tent, furnished in country style with wooden double bed, scatter cushions, carpets, bean bags, blanket box, solar fairy lights and bunting. We also provide outdoor folding chairs and blankets.

The Owner Says

Pheasant is situated on the edge of a small rural campsite and enjoys the use of all of the communal facilities. These include shower wet rooms, loos, games room with pool, table tennis and darts. Outdoor communal dining area with pizza oven and electric kettle and log cabin fishing lodge with microwave, fridge freezer etc. In summer months boats, pedalos and bikes can be hired.
PLEASE NOTE : ONLY A MAX OF 4 PEOPLE ALLOWED IN THE BELL TENT, ANY ADDITIONAL PEOPLE WILL NEED TO BRING THEIR OWN TENT AND CAMP ALONGSIDE BELL TENT.

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About Chigborough Farm

Suitable For

Tents, campervans, caravans, glampers, kids, dogs – yes.

Nearby

The farm itself is a treasure trove. Along with the food and drink options, there's the Terajola Furniture & Gifts Shop (01621852048), fly fishing for trout, carp fishing in the main coarse lakes (07702244440) and a Pottery and Painting Studio (01621852048). There's also a converted space called The Lotus Room, where you can try pilates, yoga and complimentary therapies (07812213042). There's easy access on foot or bike to the sea wall by the beautiful Blackwater Estuary. Elsewhere, it's a 10-minute drive to the supermarkets and pubs at Maldon, where Maldon Promenade Park has a 'splash park' (watery fun for kids in summer) and crazy golf, rollerskating, bowling and soft play. Colchester Zoo is 25 minutes away. Tiptree Jam Factory (01621 815407) and Museum is about 15 minutes away. Pedallo’s, rowing boats and kayaks can be used on site on Home Water Lake from 1st July to 31st August. Either hire from us or bring your own. 

Food & Drink

Michelin-recommended Rubino's Restaurant (01621 855579) is located on the farm and there is also the excellent. Chigborough Barns Tearoom serving Breakfast, Lunch, Cakes and Drinks (07563 252902) Delicatessen selling on site smokehouse Lambton and Jackson smoked salmon and cheese and other local goodies. Down the lane and along the sea wall to Heybridge Basin where there’s a choice of two pubs and The Lock Tearooms. 
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Location

Chigborough Farm is located at Chigborough Farm, Chigbourgh Road, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex CM9 4RE

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Getting There

From the A12 from London exit at Hatfield Peverel. Follow signs to Maldon, then Goldhanger and Tolleshunt D’Arcy on the B1026. Chigborough Road is a small left hand turn as you leave Heybridge after Heybridge Basin (if you get to the Mill Beach pub on your right you've gone too far). Go down Chigborough Road and take the first gateway on the left, signposted campsite only, or, alternately, continue along Chigborough Road a little further and you will see the main courtyard of Chigborough Farm on your left hand side. Take the train to either Witham or Hatfield Peverel stations and get a taxi to the campsite (the taxi costs around £10).