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Creekview Lodge is accessed from the Creekview Road/Broughton Road mini roundabout via a private road, and is set within its own grounds which can be secured by padlocked gates. The building consists of two large halls (Ashwood and Oakwood), a small meeting room (Willow), a well-equipped kitchen, a disabled wc, a men's wc and a female bathroom equipped with four toilets, two showers, wash basins and hand dryers. There is a small car park for approx 8 cars and grounds for erecting four or five tents. There are also four concrete cooking areas. The site is adjacent to Clementsgreen Creek with some excellent walks along the seawall and is a short walk to Compass Gardens with a trim trail, the local 25m swimming pool and other facilities at the Leisure Centre, and the town centre with a large Asda and a Co-op and now a new Sainsbury's on the outskirts of town. Other attractions in South Woodham include Marsh Farm Country Park and RHS Hyde Hall.
It takes approx 50 minutes to get to London Liverpool Street by train, or Wickford to connect to Southend, or in the other direction trains go out to Burnham-on-Crouch and Southminster. There is also a regular bus service to Chelmsford via Danbury. At Danbury there is Essex Outdoors with various outdoor activities. Southend has Adventure Island and Sealife Adventure as well as the seaside, a pier, walks.
Our Guide HQ is in use most evenings of the week but it is available to hire for activity days, or indoor pack holidays or for outdoor camping by members of Girlguiding. Please complete details on our contact form if you are interested in hiring it for such an event.
If you are interested in knowing more about hiring the Lodge, please complete your details and requirements on our contact form and we will get back to you to discuss further.
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