As part of the 'Essex Sunshine Coast' the area boasts one of the best climates in the Country and some of the lowest rainfall in the UK.

Nearby attractions include, Frinton-on-Sea; famous for it’s beach and greensward, seafront golf course, ‘Cricket Week’ and ‘Tennis Week’, Dedham Vale and Flatford Mill; immortalised by the painter Constable, The historic port of Harwich and Colchester; Britain’s oldest recorded town. The Lifehouse spa and well-being resort is located directly opposite the park. Opened in November 2010 the Lifehouse is a ‘first class’ destination for spa, beauty and well-being treatments attracting clients from all over the country including many A-list celebrities. The surrounding area is perfect for anyone who likes to; play golf, tennis, or squash, fish either freshwater or sea, sail, walk, cycle, explore history or perhaps more importantly relax!