Local Attractions

Southend on Sea

The seaside town of Southend on Sea is only a short drive away.


Also within 10 minutes drive is the Lakeside Shopping Mall. A little further afield is Bluewater Shopping Centre and Basildon Festival Park which all have vast array of shops, restaurants and cinemas.

Thorndon Park

The beautiful Thorndon Park with its extensive woods, horse trails and bike trails are within a 5 minute drive.

More Local Attractions

Local to the Retreat Lodges is conservation and adventure parks such as Stubbers, Cely Woods and Davey Down. The main towns of Brentwood and Upminster are also on your door step.