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The Strangers Home Pub And Campsite
The Street
Essex   (Browse area)
CO11 2US
Tel: 01255 870304
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Pitches: 35
Open: 01/03/2021 to 31/10/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 41 Reviews
                8/10 from 41 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar On Site   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming <5 miles   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Elway 3 reviews from this member

 Site was clean and well kept, looks like the site is trying to bring static caravans on site, gates to stop unwanted vehicles,

Has a nice bar that sells food, only open Friday Saturday and Sunday evening, pleasant host (Richie),

Not very busy for a bank holiday but we had a relaxing stay which was fine 

Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Borgpb 1 review from this member

 Campsite was nice clean and tidy.

Friendly welcome.

Pub served some basic food due to COVID

But was fine.

We Booked the campsite as it allowed dogs.

Only thing for us was pub had no dogs allowed, Which was a shame.

We would go back there again. 
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Date of Visit: August 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Kensingtongreen 79 reviews from this member

 At 25 pn for a couple with electricity, this was a good stop for us on our way to Suffolk and Norfolk.

There is not much in the village or locally - you are a bit isolated unless you are prepared to drive. The Sunday lunch in the pub was really excellent in terms of quality and value.

The owners were very helpful and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit. 

Date of Visit: August 2019  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Hendrix 6 reviews from this member

 Good air and large field for woofits. May be good for caravans but in a tent nil pois for us because we're not used to queuing for toilets or showers, and toilets did not flush.

The bins were overflowing and cold water for washing up and showers.

The village of Mistley was lovely met some great locals. Bus service was good. We would not visit this site again which is a shame.

We were really looking forward to this visit but left feeling very disappointed and this is a very tactful review. 
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Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Jeffgame 26 reviews from this member

 Fairly small, busy site behind pub, for caravans and tents. Well kept site with nice friendly atmosphere.

Many families with children. Showers and toilets were adequate and well maintained, but no electric razor points. Dog friendly. Local walks through the woods or down to the estuary.

Good tv signal. Bus stop outside, hourly service to Maningtree and Colchester.

We ate in the pub, the menu was a bit limited, but the food was lovely and reasonably priced. Only roasts on Sunday.

We would be happy to come back. 


Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Trailer Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Ronni54 35 reviews from this member

 The site is level and well maintained and was quiet on the Sunday when we stayed before getting the ferry to Holland but very busy and quite noisy on the Saturday when we returned, probably due to the weather and the Football!

The site did quieten down at a reasonable time. The facilities were clean and nicely presented. We didn't eat at the pub as it was fully booked for Sunday lunch but there are plenty of eating places in Manningtree.

This site is ideally placed for the Harwich ferry and we would use it again. 

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: T0tleybrook 2 reviews from this member

 Just returned from the campsite after the May Bank Holiday weekend. Fairly easy to find, signposted from strategic areas. Entry via an access code to lift the vehicle barrier.

Small site for both caravans and tents. Electric pitches, water point, washing up area, washing machine available. Lots of young families, with children running freely, riding bikes, and playing ball games.

There is small playground attached to the on site pub, and another bigger one for the local community a short walk away from the campground. Toilets and showers were clean, but over the busy Bank Holiday weekend, ran out of toilet paper.

Some loud and happy campers singing and playing music in the evening, but everything died down by 11pm. Had a meal in the pub, which was lovely and decently priced. Friendly owners.

There is a village shop nearby, and for more variety, Tesco Express about 3 miles away. 

Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Stokes11 15 reviews from this member

 Wow what a difference a year makes this site was run down and unwelcoming.

But now with new owners and a lot of money spent, complete turnaround very clean grass cut and trimmed regular, showers clean and tidy and pub on site very clean and tidy with a good selection of beers and food we all enjoyed, heard reports of the owner being rude and unwelcoming but each to there own as I found him pleasant, chatty, and very helpful.

25 a night was ok but for a small site maybe a fiver to much but for a weekend stay we were happy. 

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Countrylemon 12 reviews from this member

 What a lovely site. We chose this owing to recent good reviews and it didn't disappoint. Spacious flat site and we could choose where we pitched. The showers and loos were clean and maintained, nice washing up facilities, plenty of hot water.

Although behind a pub there was no noise from the pub although one group of 3 tents/caravans insisted on playing music through the day, though not too loud. The owners have done caravanning themselves and don't mind what time you leave on your departure day, which is a plus, it means you can have your full weekend there. There is a small kids play area behind the pub, but one minutes walk down the road there is Bradfield Recreation Ground which has a fantastic kids play area, for both little ones and older kids. Had a go on the zip wire myself. !

The local area is amazing if you're looking for stunning countryside. We walked along the river Stour to Wrabness, saw 'A House for Essex' by Grayson Perry and called in for goodies at Wrabness Community Shop. Returned via part of the Essex Way.

It's close to Flatford Mill NT which is a must do if you're in the area, more walking and hired a rowing boat.

We will be returning, there is plenty more to do in the area. 

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Toyboy 1 review from this member

 This is a great site well run with excellent facilities set on a flat field with shaded plots or all day sunshine.

Well positioned for Flatford Mill, Dedham Vale, Manningtree, Mistley and beyond.

Good for cycling, walking and generally exploring.

I feel that providing a bus timetable would benefit since a bus stops directly outside and perhaps a map detailing local footpaths as this is a truly beautiful part of the country to explore.

Easy to find as it is behind The Strangers Home Pub that we will use on our next visit. 

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