Welcome to The Essex

Health Club, Golf, Spa

At The Essex, we’re dedicated to helping you find your YOU place.

Whether you’re a keen gym goer, golfer, lane swimmer, or simply someone who loves the buzz of a group exercise class, our exceptional facilities and premium services will help you to prioritise your wellness and live life to the fullest.

Health & Fitness

Discover a spacious gym with the latest Technogym equipment, stunning pool area and over 40 group fitness classes per week – all included at The Essex Golf & Country Club.

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Whether you take advantage of playing our beautiful championship course, expert tuition or regular competitions, the Club is your place to elevate your game and feel a true sense of belonging.

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  • Aura Spa

    Aura Spa

    Indulge in rejuvenating spa and beauty treatments at our luxurious Aura Spa. From blissful massages to perfect pedicures, you’ll leave feeling radiant and relaxed.

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  • Club Family

    Club Family

    At The Essex, you’ll find a safe, friendly and active environment for all the family to enjoy. Explore our huge range of weekly kids’ classes and activities on offer.

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Stay at The Essex

Take your time and unwind with a stay in the heart of the picturesque countryside. A perfect base for exploring the historic town of Colchester, the former capital of Roman Britain.

Stay at The Essex

Escape into tranquillity with our Luxury Lodges

Beautifully set within the grounds of the 18-hole Championship golf course. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing break or a more active break there is something for everyone here.

Guests receive complimentary access to our modern health & fitness facilities including gym, swimming pool, tennis courts, sauna and steam room.

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