Currently Caravans & Motorhomes can be viewed by appointment only, please give us a call on 01255 830229 to book.
Awnings & Accessories

The Homestead Caravans Kampa Awning Showroom was officially opened in 2016 to showcase Europe's most popular collection of Caravan Awnings. The new showroom gives our customers a unique opportunity to view the latest designs of Inflatable and Poled Awnings under one roof inside our 15,000 square foot showroom.

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Camping & Outdoor

We are proud of our association with Lafuma, as a UK Supplier of Lafuma Furniture for more than 20-years. It's not hyperbole to say, we cannot recommend Lafuma enough. We have carefully chosen our Lafuma range to best suit our customer requirements. Look out for new Taupe, Graphite and Lac colour options in 2019.

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Caravan & Motorhome

We have chosen 8 models across the Swift Select and Swift Escape ranges designed to give a wide range of model options and equipment. The Select van conversion range offers a greater level of customisation, while the Swift Escape continues to be one of the UKs best selling single motorhome ranges. As things progress we'll be offering a range of quality pre-owned motorhomes. Call 01255-830-229 for more information.

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Motoring & Travel

The nights are drawing in and the weather is cooling; whether you're a winter caravanner or put your vehicle into storage for winter, there are a few essential items available to help you get prepared and protect your investment. With this is mind, we put together a selection of our Winter Care products.

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Parts & Maintenance

If you're about to embrak on a caravan or motorhome DIY project and are in need of some supplies to help the job along, check out our Tools and Consumables category first. While your thinkg DIY, we'd like to remind you that our purpose built, 8 bay workshop is ready to help you resolve any issues you may have. Give us a call if we can help and to book your next carvan service.

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Towing & Trailer

Homestead Caravans holds in stock a wide range of essential electrical equipment for Towing and Trailers at very competitive prices. From basic 12N and 12S plugs to complete pre-wired wiring kits and an array of extension and adapter leads.

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Home Leisure

It comes as no surprise that many caravan and motorhome owners are also pet owners. Homestead Caravans is a pet friendly company - we offer pet friendly holidays at our Homestead Lake Touring Park and pets are permitted into our Accessory Superstore. Check out our brand new range of pet accessories in-store or online including exclusive products from the official Crufts range, all at very affordable prices.

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Homestead Country Park Lodges

A Beautiful Countryside Location well positioned for enjoying the 'Essex Sunshine Coast' and Countryside with it's surrounding scenic villages.

Escape to the unique tranquil beauty of Homested Lake Country Park. A discerning luxury lodge development consisting of privately-owned lodges. Situated in a picturesque 25 acre country park and has a wealth of attractions on your doorstep, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Homestead is far more than just a lodge park-it's a Country Park, boasting space, including streams and wooded areas for you to take a peaceful afternoon stroll. The roads are well lit, winding round the lakes and eucalyptus trees. There are 25 acres of rural paradise, teeming with wildlife for you to enjoy, and our 2 acre fishing lake is the perfect spot to unwind and embrace the rural heaven you call home. Perfect for the over 50's to enjoy and relax and consider their retirement.

The peaceful ambience of our lodge owners enjoying the wide open skies, palm trees and plants can be compared to a Mediterranean village, its like a year round holiday. Our gated community keeps residents safe and provides a village-like atmosphere, making them feel at home.

The vision for the Homestead Lake Country Park Lodges came from the owners Gerald & Elsie Swinscoe, who for decades planned and landscaped 25 acres of their farmland, which was a labour of love to bring into life the Country Park we see today.

Situated in the Tendring Peninsula and located in the attractive village of Weeley with many facilities, is just 20 minutes from a host of stunning sandy beaches, including Frinton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze and Holland-on-Sea, part of the 'Essex Sunshine Coast' renowned as one of the best climates in the Country and some of the lowest rainfall in the UK. In fact it is said that the nearby beautiful village of St Osyth receives less rain than the Sahara Desert.

The historic and attractive town of Colchester is Britains oldest recorded town and the former capital of Roman Britain, its rich history dates back over 2000 years and is ripe for exploring, is less than 14 miles away. It is also a modern thriving town with first class facilities and visitor attractions, including the favourites Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle with its surrounding park. Perfect for your shopping trips, renowned for its coffee shops, restaurant scene, theatre and arts centre.

Homestead Lake Country Lodge Park has a wealth of attractions on your doorstep, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Frinton-on-Sea with its beautiful sandy beach, coloured beach huts and lovely walks along the grassed cliff-top will take you back to a bygone era, and has a reputation as an exclusive resort.

Walton-on-the-Naze a family seaside resort with sandy beaches, seafront gardens and quaint narrow streets. The pier is the second longest in England offering fairground rides, ten pin bowling & sea angling. Just to the north is the Naze and unspoilt headland with 70 feet high cliffs and the 86ft high Octangonal Naze Tower.

Hamford Water The inlets,tidal creeks, island and saltmarches, also known as Walton backwaters, this area of protected wetland is a Nature Reserve, offering excellent sailing, lovely walks and world class bird watching.

Dedham Vale & Constable Country an area of outstanding beauty, providing some breath-taking walks and scenery. Many of the villages in this area are well worth visiting, each having its own particular charm, with traditional houses and churches, 'chocolate box' thatched cottages and centuries old pubs to enjoy.

Old Harwich which despite its small size is highly regarded in terms of architectural heritage, and the whole older part of town is a conservation area. Old Harwich is best known for the building of the Mayflower and the port from which it sailed via Plymouth on its voyage across the Atlantic to the New World in 1620. Old Harwich harbour enjoys stunning views across to Shotley and Felixstowe at the mouth of the Stour and Orwell estuaries.

Their are so many other places well worth a visit including Mistley & Manningtree, St Osyth, Brightlingsea, Great Bentley,Wivenhoe etc.,


Homestead Lake Country Park is well positioned.

With the A120 connecting to the A12 less than 5 minutes away from the site you are well connected to the road network making the coast, nearby towns and cities easily accessible. From the nearby village of Thorpe-le-Soken 5 minutes away there are frequent fast trains to the coast and directly to London Liverpool Street Station calling via Colchester and Chelmsford.

Nearby Harwich International Port offers fast access to European ports for both passengers and freight.









Contact Us

address Homestead Lake Country Park, Thorpe Road, Weeley, Essex, CO16 9JN
telephone 01255 833933

Opening Hours




Summer10am - 5pmWednesday
Winter10am - 4pmWednesday
Luxury Lodges for Sale

New plots are now available to reserve your very own lodge on our new development, these spacious plots with superb country views allow for decking, shed and private parking.

New luxury lodges come in a wide range of styles and finishes, with a range of options and configurations suitable for all tastes and budgets, we have a fabulous selection of homes for sale, from the leading and respected lodge home manufacturers Prestige, Kingston, Pathfinder & Tingdene all built to Residential BS3632 Standard with a 10 year structural warranty giving you peace of mind.

All Lodges are supplied fully furnished with matching carpets and curtains. Double Glazed exterior windows and doors throughout, modern high specification fitted kitchens with integrated appliances. Central heating, spacious bathrooms with high quality fitments. Dependent on the choice of your lodge offering two or three bedrooms with fitted furniture. Outstanding views from the lodges overlooking the Countryside park.

Luxury lodges at Homestead Lake Country Park are generously positioned and carefully orientated to provive full appreciation of the parks natural surrounding beauty, which is immaculately presented over 25 acres.


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Rally Field

Homestead Lake Park is a popular Essex rally venue and boasts a dedicated area for rallies.

Our rally field is large area that boasts spacious pitches where you and your group can socialise and enjoy a thoroughly enjoyable getaway in picturesque surroundings.

As with all our touring and camping guests, our rally guests have full access to our range of facilities which include shop, fishing lake, café, toilet and shower block as well water, sewage and chemical disposal points.

A limited number of electricity points are also available for an extra charge and should you need to purchase Calor Gas or Campingaz, you can do so at our caravan accessories shop on-site.

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