Spring Breaks

All Inclusive Spring Breaks in Essex

Blow away the Winter Cobwebs on a relaxing Spring holiday

Come rain or shine, our All-Inclusive Spring Breaks are the perfect way to blow away the winter cobwebs and put the spring back in your step. So join us in the picturesque Essex Countryside and enjoy a well-deserved 4-night midweek, or 3-night weekend short break with friends.

At Five Lakes, you can fill your days with a huge variety of exciting sports and leisure activities including a jam-packed activities programme featuring a Virtual Reality experience, archery, karts, quizzes, laser clays, crafts, rowboats (weather dependent), shuffleboard, bowls, plus loads more. Or, simply kick back and relax in the indoor swimming pool or whirlpool. Tantalise your tastebuds with our delicious spring menu on a full board basis and enjoy drinks throughout your stay including a range of coffees, soft drinks, beers and wines.

Every evening you will enjoy comedy, dancing or gameshows, followed by spectacular live West End quality shows performed by the talented Potters Theatre Company in our brand new state-of-the-art theatre.

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Every break at Potters Resorts Five Lakes features entertainment and activities specifically designed with adults in mind. While we do not exclude families and children, it’s unlikely you’ll experience too many little ones.

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At Potters Resorts Five Lakes, everything is included in the price of your Spring Break:

Full board dining including four meals a day

Comfortable accommodation

Sports, leisure & activities

West End quality entertainment

Drinks included throughout your stay

A closer look at what’s included…

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'VARIETY' Is The Spice Of Life

This Spring you will enjoy our new show A Night of Variety, which premiers in January 2023. There really is something for everyone with the very best in music and comedy.

Our sensational entertainments team will cover everything from Musicals to Motown. It's fun all the way with the very best of variety from many of Potters Resorts' best loved entertainers. We showcase their vocal talents and fun-loving personalities, and provide a wonderful and informal evening of music and laughs.

Glitz n' Glamour this Spring

On Midweek breaks from March you will enjoy our new show Puttin' on the Glitz. You'll be Feeling Good after seeing this show featuring swing and vintage classics from our lead vocalists. You will L-O-V-E the Unforgettable sounds of our incredible singers so get ready to Face the Music & Dance.

Take our Potters Theatre Company and recreate some of the finest songs of the past 80 years and you know you're in for a sensational night of musical memories. From the golden era of the Rat Pack right up to today's new generation of crooners, this show is packed with timeless songs and modern interpretations of them.

Bowls Breaks

In 2023, you can look forward to inclusive bowls breaks at Five Lakes on selected midweek breaks. It’s important to register your participation in bowls at time of booking.

Indoor Bowls Tournaments

Our Indoor Sports Park features five newly-installed Dales rinks for a more intimate tournament experience than Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea.

These breaks offer the chance to enjoy friendly competition with like minded guests. Teams consist of four guests, with three guaranteed games (up to 90 minutes each).

Indoor Bowls Tournaments will be taking place on breaks starting on March 6th, 13th, and 20th; April 2nd (Sunday), 10th and 17th;and pairs tournaments on May 1st and 8th.

Pro Coaching Breaks

Exclusive to Potters Resorts Five Lakes, these breaks feature the ever popular Andy Thomson MBE delivering fun and educational coaching sessions, designed for competent bowlers.

As well as tips from a 2-time World Indoor Bowls Champion, you’ll enjoy stories from inside the game, fun tournament sessions and competitions including target bowls, hosted by a legend of the game.

Join us on Monday 24th April 2023 for our Spring Pro Coaching Break.

Bridge & Fun Bowls

Hosted by EBU Directors Eddie & Kathy Williams, our Bridge & Fun Bowls Breaks offer the perfect opportunity to combine two popular pastimes.

These breaks offer daily bridge tournaments including flexible evening sessions. In the morning, participants can also enjoy fun and dedicated bowls sessions on our rinks.

Join us on Monday 27th March 2023 for our first Spring Bridge with Fun Bowls Break at Five Lakes.


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Tee Off This Spring

The golf facilities at our Essex resort are second to none, and Spring 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.


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Indulge yourself with a spot of pampering

Treat yourself and add a luxurious spa treatment while on your Spring 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 this Spring.

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 Spring air on a nature walk in the Blackwater Estuary National Nature Reserve (1.2 miles away), enjoy 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).

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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