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GCSE students studying at Cardfields
Focused study
Have a go at archery - team building
The centres stunning rural location
Focused study
Have a go at archery - team building
The centres stunning rural location

Cardfields, Hatfield Peverel, Essex

Sleeps 10 - 35 11 Bedrooms 36 Dining

Youth venue sleeping 35 for seminars, outdoor activity challenges and sporting events near Chelmsford

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Cardfields, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, sleeps 10 - 35 in 11 bedrooms.

Cardfields has 11 bedrooms which vary from singles, twin rooms, bunk beds and include one twin room on the ground floor with en suite facilities and converted for disabled access. There are three shower/bathrooms on first floor and two on the second.
The house has a beautiful spacious lounge which looks out on the garden area with patio door access to the back patio/gardens. There are dining facilities for up to 36 in our main dining room and additional seating can be added to the self catering area.
Cardfields has various outbuildings, some of which are designed for private hire (with costs attached). The on-site conference centre can hold up to 50 seated with additional toilets and kitchen facilities. There is an outdoor laboratory classroom which is used for creative arts and science investigations. We have interactive white boards in both the conference room and laboratory. Schools and visitors can make use of these facilities following their own programme. There’s plenty of space, with five acres of grounds including a fire pit area and outdoor brick built barbecue area.
We can offer options for fully/part catered with our excellent chefs and also offer self catering.
Cardfields also has a broad range of sport equipment available for activities including tug of war, team challenges, basketball, football, tennis, rounders, cricket, as well as BMX hire and use of a track. We have a fully equipped games rooms and flood lit multi games court.
Cardfields can also offer a broad range of off-site activities. We work closely with specialist organisations to provide safe, qualified instructors offering instruction in archery, trebuchet, canoeing, bush craft, horse riding and high ropes. All Cardfields staff and organisations we work closely with hold the current Disclosure Barring Service certificate (DBS).
We can also arrange transport to and from your facilities.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus



There is a payphone and WiFi, and there is good mobile phone reception.


There is one en suite wheelchair-accessible bedroom.

Dog Friendly

Not permitted.


Groups can prepare meals in the large, well-equipped kitchen that has everything you'll need. Or you can opt for full board and have all food prepared

Dining Room

The light, airy dining room is the perfect place to enjoy your meals, with seating for 36 people. Extra seating can be made available if needed.

Sitting Room

We have a large lounge where you can chill out on the comfy sofas, watch TV or a film, play games or read. You can even borrow a karaoke machine!

TV and Music Facilities

There is a large-screen wall-mounted TV with a DVD player.

Games Room

There is a large games room with a pool table, table tennis and an area for arts and crafts.

Heating and Open Fires

The premises has full central heating, and it's warm and cosy even in the winter time.


There are 11 bedrooms sleeping up to 56. Beds are clean and comfortable, so everyone gets a great sleep. Mostly bunks, and twin rooms with single beds


Clean linen and extra blankets are provided.


Shower blocks are fitted with brand new showers, and there is also a bath with shower. Bedrooms are fitted with basins and there are plenty of toilets

Children's Facilities

Cardfields is ideal for children, with fully equipped classrooms and a range of board games in the lounge. There is also plenty to do outdoors.


Set in five acres with football pitch, floodlit games area, BMX cycle tracks/bikes, outdoor table tennis, climbing structure, secret garden + more!

Swimming Pool

There is no swimming pool.


Car/coach parking is available on site and if required we ask that you inform us at the time of booking.


Not permitted.

Booking Information

Self-catering prices start from £2,550 for two-nights with multiple catering options available. We are able to accommodate up to 56 people – please contact us for details. There is a £500 deposit payable upon arrival.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


There is an excellent network of roads/rail links that allow you to reach us by car, coach or train. We are about 40 minutes from London Liverpool St. We can arrange coach travel to/from Cardfields.

  • There are no local buses.
  • Hatfield Peverel is the nearest train station.
  • Hatfield Peverel, also not far from Chelmsford.
  • Facilities are available in Hatfield Peverel the nearest town about ten minutes drive away.
  • Stansted is about 18 miles away from the property.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Business Groups and Weddings

Excellent venue for focused team development
Team building activities available, including archery

Business Groups

Cardfields can offer your organisation conference facilities to accommodate 60 with on-site kitchen and bathroom facilities. Fully catered, part-catered or self catered options available.

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Full view of wedding marquee


Beautiful location in Essex to hold your bespoke wedding. Marquee can be erected within the grounds. Self-catering allows you to use outside caterers/self-cater so you can personalise your wedding.

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