Cardfields garden

About Us

Memories are made at Cardfields

Cardfields has a long history and has been welcoming schools and private groups for over 30 years. We look forward to welcoming you to Cardfields to make and grow new memories!

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The Cardfields Team

Cardfields is managed by Elaine who is supported by a team of staff who maintain the house and ensure you have the best stay possible.

Read about the Cardfields Team.

Our facilities

Cardfields provides homely and comfortable facilities, with new showers, a comfortable lounge area, and decor in keeping with the natural surroundings. There are 11 bedrooms and plenty of beds, meaning we are perfect for large groups.

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The grounds

The centre has been designed for our guests to enjoy a range of activities, with:

  • a climbing structure
  • BMX tracks
  • floodlit multi use games area
  • a football pitch
  • wooded areas
  • ponds
  • lawns
  • picnic areas.

It is ideal for nature lovers and those that like to be more active. There is also a lovely sunken garden and a flock of chickens that provide our eggs!

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How to find us

Cardfields is easily accessible. We are about 40 minutes from London Liverpool Street by train and easy to get to by car or coach. The surrounding area provides plenty of opportunities to get out and about, being in close proximity to Colchester Castle, Colchester Zoo, the River Chelmer and Marsh Farm.