​"There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud". Sandberg

Abberton

Chelmsford

Colchester

Ipswich

Mistley

Tendring

All sessions can be booked on a pay as you go basis though a number of our families book the full term to guarantee their space.

 

Some of our sites run monthly but the majority run fortnightly, which works for most busy families. 

Drive slowly - we are busy so park as close to each other as possible and double park if necessary.

Abberton Woods

Sessions are held here fortnightly 

Tuesdays 10:00 - 11:30

Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:30

 

Abberton Manor Care Home

Layer Road

Colchester

Essex

CO5 7NL

  • Turn into the manor

  • Take the right hand fork

  • Follow the track down the hill to the visitors car park

  • We are based in the woodland just by the car park

 

Please drive carefully as elderly residents may be walking around. Park with consideration as others use the car park as well. Keep the noise to a minimum in the car park area as this is a private woodland and we have to adhere to certain rules.

 
Chelmsford

We run every fortnight

Mondays 10:30 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 14:30

Writtle University 
Lordship Road
Writtle
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 3RR

DO NOT go into the main entrance.

 

From Writtle:
Just as you leave Writtle there is a large barn directly on the left hand side situated just before you reach the University.

 

From Roxwell Road:
Follow the road along
Go over the little bridge
Go PAST the main university entrance which on the right and continue along the road
As you drive past the Tiptree Tea Room on the left hand side
You will see a large barn on the right hand side
Park in this car park

Drive slowly - we are busy so park as close to each other as possible and double park if necessary

 

If you're late:

Once parked walk back out of car park, turn left and take a short walk along the grass verge towards the University

Turn left into the University ‘Kings Lodge Campus’ and you will see us in the woodland directly next to the staff car park at the far end of the field

If you fancy a cuppa and a bit of cake after I'm told the tea rooms opposite are lovely but you will need to drive as our car park is locked promptly after our departure.

 
Highwoods - Colchester

Highwoods Country Park

(Not at the visitor centre)

Sessions are held here fortnightly

Mondays 10:00 - 11:30

and monthly on Saturdays 10:00 - 11:30

Highwoods Country Park

Chanterelle

(Off Eastwood Drive)

Colchester

Essex

CO4 9RY

 

  • At the end of the road is a big free car park

  • It is signposted from there

 

Please drive carefully as dog walkers and children may be walking around. Park with consideration as others use the car park as well.

 
Ipswich

Sessions are held here fortnightly

Fridays 10:00-11:30

Held at Tudor Barn in Belstead. Spaces are very limited so book early. Free Parking.

The Tudor Barn,

Belstead, 
Ipswich,

Suffolk,

IP8 3JT

 
Mistley

We have now relocated from Furze Hill Woods in Mistley to a much better woodland in Tendring which is just 10/15min drive away from Mistley.

 
Tendring

Sessions are held fortnightly

Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:30

Fridays 10:00 - 11:30

The House

Crow Lane

Clacton on Sea

Essex

CO16 9AW

 

 

From Weeley

  • Turn into Crow Lane from Thorpe Road

  • Follow the winding road for approx. 2 miles as you go down the hill you will see a large woodland on your left hand side.

  • As the road bends to the right The House is just on the left hand side

 

Please drive slowly as this is a private woodland within someones garden and we must adhere to certain rules. 

 

You need to walk through a small meadow then into the woodland and down hill to our site, please wear appropriate footwear as it’s a little uneven in places.

 

Once we are at the site it is a fairly flat area.

 

Telephone: 07399 938318

(emergencies only)

office@muddybootsforestadventures.co.uk