Things to do and places to visit

If you are looking for a quiet retirement in the tranquillity of the Essex countryside – only a few miles from the seaside town of Clacton-on-Sea, and with easy connections to London, then look no further. Oakleigh Park and Leisure Homes is perfectly positioned for its residents to enjoy an enviable lifestyle with shopping, recreation, fitness and Oakleigh Park and Leisure Homes facilities all within easy reach.

There is an array of quaint villages and famous seaside towns nearby including Great Bentley, Frinton-On-Sea and Walton, as well as ancient and vibrant market towns such as Colchester. So the chance to enjoy a theatre performance, a fish and chips, relax with a pint of locally brewed beer or simply take a Sunday afternoon stroll on the beach will become a regular opportunity.

bowling green pub

Bowling green Pub
(Approximately a five minute drive).

The Bowling Green family friendly pub restaurant offers a tempting drinks range & varied menu of freshly cooked pub classics to the local people of Clacton.

Lifehouse SPA

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
(Approximately a ten minute drive).

Enter a world of complete serenity in our adults-only oasis — the perfect place for some well-deserved pampering and relaxation. Lifehouse is a contemporary award-winning spa hotel nestled in the peaceful surroundings of English Heritage Listed Thorpe Hall Gardens.


Clacton and The Sunshine Coast.
(Approximately a ten minute drive).

Think Clacton, think beach, fun and sunshine –
but there’s more to the town than that. A superb range of shopping and dining opportunities for instance, alongside the famous promenade, renowned theatre and modern Park home facilities.


Clacton Golf Course.
(Approximately a fifteen minute drive).

As well as a quality 18 hole golf course, the club also boasts a relaxing atmosphere and a comfortable, social environment where you can enjoy a drink and traditional home made food with your family and friends.


(Approximately a fifteen minute drive).

Delightfully old and quaint with fabulous
sea views – Frinton-on-Sea has a reputation as an exclusive resort. The sandy beach, surrounded by colourful Victorian beach
huts, is quiet and secluded.


Clacton on Sea Bowling Club.
(Approximately a fifteen minute drive).

Collingwood Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. This renowned club boast two greens that each consist of six rinks. There is a spacious and well-appointed clubhouse with a
large lounge area, fully fitted kitchen,
ladies and gents changing facilities.

Arrange a visit at Oakleigh Residential and Leisure Homes

Call us on: 0800 288 9069

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