Blackbrook Lodges
  • Blackbrook Lodges
  • Blackbrook Lodges
  • Blackbrook Lodges
  • Blackbrook Lodges
  • Blackbrook Lodges


The Stables (cottage sleeps 6 )

Back in Thyme (shepherds hut sleeps 2)

The Willows (cottage sleeps 4)

The Duckhouse (36' mobile home sleeps 5)

The small selection of properties at Blackbrook Stud Farm are all self contained, private accommodations each equipped with modern comforts such as WiFi, a Smart TV, jacuzzi bath and a private outdoor hot tub.  A lovely rural setting but with easy access to the A12, perfect for a short break away.  Dogs are also welcome in The Stables and The Duckhouse.

The setting is a 22 acre farm with alpacas, horses, pygmy goats, donkeys, chickens, dogs and peacocks situated right beside the Essex Way. 

In the Local Area within walking distance, you can reach 2 pubs and a shop.  Blackbrook Lodges is situated on The Essex Way, a long-distance footpath 81 miles long. The trail starts in Epping in the southwest, crosses Dedham Vale and Constable country to finish at the port of Harwich on the Stour estuary.



Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Back in Thyme£200.00 per unit per night
The Duckhouse£170.00 per unit per night
The Stables£200.00 per unit per night
The Willows£215.00 per unit per night

*Weekend nightly prices slightly higher



  • Assistance dogs welcome

Booking & Payment Details

  • Travel agent bookings - The Tourist Trail
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Children welcome

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

COVID-19 Response

  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI
  • Spa/Swimming On Site - Hot tub

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • Sleeps up to 2 - Back in Thyme
  • Sleeps up to 4 - The Willows
  • Sleeps up to 6 - The Stables


  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking on Site

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath
  • Hot Tub
  • King-sized bed
  • Scenic view
  • Spa bath
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden

Map & Directions

Road Directions


Blackbrook Lodges


Blackbrook Stud Farm, Ivy Lodge Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4EN
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Open Christmas
Open New Year

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