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 90 years of Fen Farm. Candy Evans explores the history of an Essex campsite that has been serving campers for nine decades.

 

In 1923, a group of campers approached Arthur Lord to ask if they could pitch a tent on Fen Meadow, part of his farm near the sea at East Mersea near Colchester. Arthur welcomed them with open arms - after confirming they did not mind sharing with the horse and ...
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90 years of Fen Farm. Candy Evans explores the history of an Essex campsite that has been serving campers for nine decades.

In 1923, a group of campers approached Arthur Lord to ask if they could pitch a tent on Fen Meadow, part of his farm near the sea at East Mersea near Colchester. Arthur welcomed them with open arms - after confirming they did not mind sharing with the horse and cow.
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From Camping & Caravanning Magazine July 2014.
Thank you to the magazine for letting us include this piece of Mersea history - www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk


Date: July 2014      

Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID IA01_121
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