Five Lakes Resort

The four star Five Lakes Resort is a brilliant sports complex perfect for a pre-season or mid-season football tour. Nestled in the Essex countryside, with splendid accommodation the hotel boasts a UEFA standard football pitch on site, fantastic leisure facilities and two 18-hole golf courses. Five Lakes Resort is a great choice for professional football teams, amateur clubs and schools looking for a training camp in the UK.

  • Great pre-season or mid-season training camp venue

  • Superb full size grass field plus training area

  • Indoor swimming pool, Spa, gym and weights room

  • On site golf courses and tennis courts

The Football Package

The Five Lakes Resort is the preferred choice of teams from both home and abroad and represents excellent value for money for a football training camp package here in the UK. Meeting rooms, private dining and daily access to the training fields are available to teams staying at the hotel. Friendly matches can be arranged additionally on request.

Excursions & Visits

Your tour package can be tailored to suit your requirements, and can include various optional local excursions and activities.


You can self-drive to the complex or we can organise coach travel for your team should you prefer. For groups from overseas, the Five Lakes Resort is within an easy transfer from London Stansted airport.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Five Lakes Resort to check into your 4-star hotel accommodation, nestled in the Essex countryside. Field time on-site for your own training session. Use of briefing room and evening dinner in private dining room.

Day 2 - Breakfast in the restaurant. Morning field time for your own training. Lunch. Match preparation and friendly game. Use of meeting room for de-brief and evening dinner.

Day 3 - Breakfast. Morning use of gym and swimming pool. Afternoon field time for training or additional friendly fixture. Evening dinner and relax.

Day 4 - Breakfast. Possible round of golf (optional extra), use of the leisure facilities or final training session on the grass field. Lunch. Check-out and depart for journey home.

Where to stay


Five Lakes Resort hotel

The hotel has 194 comfortable twin and single occupancy rooms either in the main hotel or in the private "Village" complex which is ideal for teams. Many rooms enjoy views over the lakes and golf courses. All rooms have flat screen TV with Sky Sports.

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Thank you for all the organisation of the trip to Five Lakes. It was excellent for us and all the goals were achieved.

Hampton School

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