Early Summer Breaks

All Inclusive Early Summer Breaks at Potters Resorts Five Lakes

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking Essex Countryside for a revitalising All Inclusive Early Summer short break.

At Five Lakes, your days will be filled with an extensive selection of sports and leisure activities. Our jam-packed activity schedule includes a Virtual Reality experience, archery, karts, quizzes, laser clays, crafts, rowboats (weather permitting), shuffleboard, bowls, and so much more. Or, simply kick back and relax in our indoor swimming pool or soothing whirlpool. Savour our delectable summer menu served on a full board basis, and delight in a variety of complimentary beverages, from coffees and soft drinks to beers and wines.

Each evening, get ready for laughter, dancing, and gameshows, followed by a West End quality show brought to life by the gifted Potters Theatre Company.

Don't miss the chance to make this summer one to remember with our All Inclusive Early Summer breaks!

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Breaks at Five Lakes are Exclusively for Adults. Please visit Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea for a selection of short breaks designed for Families.


Best weekend ever, couldn't get over the fact that everything is included, all drinks, amazing food. The staff were amazing, smiley, happy, chatty and clearly very happy to be working there. I can't wait to return, my new favourite place x

Rnkt, March 2023

At Potters Resorts Five Lakes, everything is included in the price of your break

Full board dining including four meals a day

Comfortable accommodation

Sports, leisure & activities

West End quality entertainment

Drinks included throughout your stay

There’s so much to do on your Early Summer Break!

Our Early Summer breaks are jam-packed with a whole host of fun and exciting activities that will get your heart pumping or your mind racing.

Discover 320 acres of glorious countryside and soak up the sunshine with nordic walking, bird watching and row boats. Enjoy a game of badminton, a frame of snooker, a round of pitch ’n’ putt or a set of tennis. Take aim with archery, air rifle shooting or laser clays. Stretch your mind with a quiz, or your legs in a dance class. Test your aim playing shuffleboard, try something new with our Virtual Reality experience, take a dip in our swimming pool or relax in our sauna.

There’s something for everyone at Potters Resorts Five Lakes, and it’s all included!

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Height and weight restrictions apply for a selection of our activities.
Food Menu

Tickle your taste buds

Take a look at a sample menu to give you a flavour of the variety of tasty dishes that you could enjoy on your Early Summer break.

We offer a delightful variety of scrumptious dishes showcasing the best in traditional British fare. There's something for all, whether you're feeling adventurous or picky!

And don't worry if special dietary requirements apply, our welcoming team will be sure to ensure that no-one misses out on delectable food options.

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Your drinks are on us

Enjoy a range of drinks, all on us. With plenty on the All-Inclusive menu, nobody will go thirsty.

Whether it’s a mid-morning cappuccino, a glass of wine with lunch or a gin and tonic while watching entertainment outdoors on The Garden Terrace, you can be sure that your bank card will take a break, while you relax and enjoy your Early Summer break.

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A closer look at what’s included…

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Delicious Food

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Live Entertainment

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Tee Off This Summer

The golf facilities at our Essex resort are second to none, and Early Summer is the perfect season to enjoy them. While the 9-hole pitch 'n' putt is included in your price, those looking for a challenge can upgrade your stay for an even better golfing experience.

Test your skills on our 18-hole Lakes Golf Course on your next break. This 6,267 yard championship course is an excellent opportunity for experienced golfers to enhance their break even further. And don't worry about missing lunch, we've got you covered with a packed lunch offering that you can enjoy as you navigate 18-holes within the stunning Essex countryside.

Call us on 0333 3207 422 to add the 18-hole golf experience on your next break with your guest saving.

Indulge yourself with a spot of pampering

Treat yourself and add a luxurious spa treatment while on your Early Summer Break at Five Lakes.

Offering a full range of relaxing and specialist treatments from massage to wraps, facials to pedicures and more, our team of experienced therapists will ensure you enjoy the very best results as we treat and re-balance your mind, body and spirit.

We highly encourage you to pre-book any Spa treatments as they are always incredibly popular. Call us on 01621 862324 to make your reservation or book online.

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Go Explore!

Potters Resorts Five Lakes is the perfect base to visit some of the highlights of Essex. Enjoy the fresh early Summer air on a nature walk in the Blackwater Estuary National Nature Reserve (1.2 miles away), take a day out at Colchester Zoo, one of the most visited attractions in the UK (15 minute drive), refresh your Summer wardrobe with a shopping trip to Braintree Village (30 minute drive), or visit the famous Tiptree Tea Room & Visitor Centre (9 minute drive).

Don't take our word for it, here’s what our guests say:

Join us in the glorious Essex countryside

Potters Resorts Five Lakes, is located between Maldon and Colchester, next to the village of Tolleshunt Knights.

It’s just a 20 minute drive from Colchester and 40 minutes from Chelmsford.

Potters Resorts Five Lakes,
Colchester Road, Essex, CM9 8HX

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