A key location
The Crowne Plaza Colchester – Five Lakes boasts an exceptional location. Not only does it benefit from 320 acres of parkland but is ideally situated for a wide variety of destinations and includes a vast number of parking spaces.
The hotel is approximately 8 miles from Colchester and only a few minutes from the A12, making it convenient to get to.
Transport links are great too with it being a 40 minute drive from London Stansted Airport and junction 28 of the M25. Access by rail is also an option as Witham is the local train station which is only a 15 minute taxi journey away.
You can even venture to London in an hour.
If travelling by car with a Sat Nav, use CM9 8HX as the postcode.
How to find us
From M25 Junction 28, take the A12 Northbound. Exit after Junction 22 signposted for Rivenhall/Silver End immediately after The Fox Public House. At the T-junction turn right, signed Five Lakes and travel for 3 miles until you come to a T-junction. Turn left sign posted for Colchester/Tiptree and travel approximately 1 mile then turn right into Station Road (signposted for Five Lakes). Once you reach a T-junction, turn right (signposted Tolleshunt/Tollesbury) then fork left when you reach the min roundabout. Travel for approximately 2.5 miles until you reach a cross roads and turn right. The resort is on your right, after approximately 400 yards.
Take the A14 from Ipswich Westbound and join the A12 London bound. Exit at Junction 24 ad after entering Feering turn left onto the B1023. Enter Tiptree and go straight over the double mini roundabout (staying on the B1023). After approximately 1.5 miles fork left at the mini roundabout. Travel for approximately 2.5 miles until you reach a cross roads and turn right. The resort is on your right hand side after approximately 400 yards.
The local railway station is Witham which is just a 15 minute taxi journey. The hotel is only 20 minutes from Colchester Train Station which is easily accessible from London Liverpool Street, Stratford, Ipswich and Chelmsford stations.