Grebes Nest, Chigborough Farm
  • Grebes Nest, Chigborough Farm
  • Grebes Nest interior, Chigborough Farm
  • The Raft, Chigborough Farm
  • Hobbit Cottage, Chigborough Farm
  • Chigborough Farm Camping


A tranquil lakeside touring and camping area a short walk from the sea and Heybridge Basin.

Nestled amongst 130 acres of arable land and fishing lakes.

Chigborough Farm is a peaceful, rural oasis between Heybridge and Little Totham on the outskirts of Maldon in Essex. An excellent base for exploring the historic market town of Maldon and The Blackwater Estuary and further a field into North Essex. We are situated just a 10 minute walk from the sea wall which leads to the villages and pubs of Heybridge Basin and Goldhanger.

The Campsite - 

The campsite is situated next to Home Water our largest Fly Fishing Lake at Chigborough. It is sheltered by hedging on the East, South and West and has paddocks, open farm land and The Essex Wildlife Trust Reserve to the North. Extensive Communal Facilities Available (please see our website and Welocme Book App)

The Raft and Birdsong Camp - 

Relax in our luxury floating log cabin or secluded safari tent.

The Raft - Floating on its own private lake, this log cabin offers a peaceful and relaxing hideaway. Fully equipped so that all you need to bring is food and drink. The Raft is completely unique and has been featured on George Clarks Amazing Spaces. 

Birdsong Camp - A luxurious, private Safari tent nestled in a clearing in the trees. Everything is provided for a relaxing break including a bubbling hot tub.

Grebes Nest and Woodpecker Pods.

Also on site:-

Lambton and Jackson - Finest Smoked Salmon

The Farm Cafe by Black Pig - 01621 861982

Paul Bloss - Purveyor of Fine fish and seafood - 07702 863031

Trout (fly only) and Coarse/Carp Fishing  07702244440

Pottery Painting Studio - 07523149333

The Lotus Room - Pilates,Yoga and complimentary therapy 07812213042

Martinas Therapies - 07484 856136


Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Pitch - unnumbered£20.00 per touring pitch per night normally for one car and 2 people
Pitch - unnumbered£25.00 per touring pitch per night normally for one car and 2 people

*All bookings must be made through our website
Camping Prices start from £10 per person per night.



  • Barbecue
  • Breakfast available
  • Evening meals
  • Restaurant
  • Snacks/afternoon tea


  • Children welcome

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing
  • Games room onsite

Park Facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal facilities
  • Dish washing facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Electric hookup
  • Flush toilets (with lighting)
  • Grass
  • Heated shower block
  • Hot water
  • Motor homes
  • Parking space next to pitch
  • Showers available
  • Tents
  • Touring caravans


  • Free Parking on Site

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the B1026 out of Maldon towards Goldhanger. Turn left into Chigborough Road which is about a mile after the turning to Heybridge Basin. Please park in the fishery car park near the Lambton and Jackson Smokehouse. 

Public Transport Directions

Taxi from Witham train stations. Local taxi firms - Arrow 01621855111, Maldon Taxi Services 07399355095

Chigborough Camping and Glamping


Chigborough Farm, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Essex, CM9 4RE
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Call direct on:

Tel01621 852113

Tel07702 244440

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* All Fishing, Camping and Glamping needs to be booked on our website The Campsite is now closed until 15th April 2022. Glamping units re-open mid March 2022. All other Chigborough Farm facilities are open all year.

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