Discover our wellness weekend festival in Essex

Join us at Mersea Minds in Motion and enjoy an energising weekend of wide-ranging wellbeing sessions and outdoor activities to boost mind, body and soul. Hosted at our purpose-built coastal residential centre, on the idyllic island of Mersea.

Relish views over the dramatic Essex coastline, reconnect with yourself, each other and the great outdoors.

Experience a unique combination of exciting outdoor activities and wellbeing sessions. Perfect for adults and young people (aged 14 plus) who would like to improve their mental and physical health with expert instructors in a safe and attractive environment.

Dates for 2024 – Friday 27 September 6.00pm to Sunday 29 September 2.00pm

Discover a wide range of taster sessions

  • Try wellbeing workshops run by a range of specialists e.g. Yoga, Art and Music Therapy throughout the day
  • Dip into exhilarating outdoors activity sessions with our highly qualified instructors ranging from climbing, archery and zip wire
  • Enjoy evening activities e.g., sunset walks and star gazing
  • Prices include meals, view our Sample Menu for Mersea Minds

Call to find out more: 01206 383226

Take a break from it all this September

Book your space today

Experience our wellness festival for yourself

Bookings for 2024 now open – first 10 places booked receive our Early Bird Discount!

What our guests say…

“Fantastic program very well organised, well thought out activities and amazing team”

“We had an amazing weekend, thank you so much. Even better than our family holiday because food and activities were laid on for us. There was something for everyone and the location and venue were perfect. Looking forward to next year already”- Male 45 years

“Fantastic event! Loved the mix of adventure and wellbeing events. Emma was fantastic! We will be returning”


“Thank you very much for an amazing weekend. We met lots of wonderful people. The activities were great- good balance. Staff members were wonderful”

“A very well organised day, special praise to the instructors who helped make the day great fun”

“Great weekend and variety of events. Thank you, Emma, and all for making us so welcome. See you next year”

“Loved everything, tried everything. Really relaxing and enjoyable. Friendly helpful staff, easy to talk to. Really reasonably priced. Loved every minute. Such Fun! Nice to get out of our comfort zones!” – Female 55 years, Male 47 years

“Great home cooked food. Chilled atmosphere on camp. Helpful and friendly camp instructors. Loved how varied the weekend was”- Female 32 years

“Such friendly and helpful instructors. Such a great variety of events! Exceptional value for money especially in terms of portion sizes at meal times”- Female 43 years


Tickets and prices

Weekend ticket: Friday to Sunday
Includes; six meals, full programme of activities and two nights (Friday and Saturday) accommodation based on a shared, heated cabin:
Weekend ticket: £155 (single occupancy cabin supplement +£20)
Early Bird Weekend ticket (first 10 bookings only) £140

Day ticket: Saturday daytime
Includes one meal and up to four activities
Full Day ticket : £65
Early Bird Day ticket (first 10 bookings only): £58.50

Good to know…

Find us at our Mersea Centre;-
Essex Outdoors Mersea, Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8SX

Tel: 01206 383226

For ages 14 years+ (u18s must be accompanied by an adult)

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