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The Dinobus in Essex

Maldon, Essex

A quirky converted American school bus with cosy ski lodge interiors, based on Osea Island for the ultimate family adventure.

  • 5
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£250-300 per night

Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book

The Dinobus in Essex is owned and managed by Chris Brickel.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book directly...

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The highlights
  • Unique glamping experience aboard a stylish and comfy converted American school bus.
  • Ski chalet themed interiors with cosy furnishings.
  • Sleeps up to five guests on comfortable beds.
  • Located on a private island in Essex with lots to see and do nearby for all the family.

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You should know
  • The Dinobus is only accessible by a tidal causeway, so timing your journey is essential - more information is given by the hosts.
  • This bus is available to book between Friday 26th March to Monday 19th April.

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The detail

This is a family glamping adventure like no other. The Dinobus in Essex is a converted American school bus on the outside, and a cosy ski chalet on the inside, fully decked out with stylish, snug furnishings and sleeping up to five guests. The Dinobus is a quirky, unforgettable experience and will leave a lasting impression on the whole family. And with its superb location on a private island in Essex, guests have plenty of choice for things to see and do locally. Adventure awaits.

Instantly recognisable as the iconic yellow school bus, the interior offers a very different story, decorated as a snug ski chalet crafted from reclaimed wood and complemented with cosy soft furnishings. Sleeping on the bus is surprisingly comfortable, with four bunk beds each with a sumptuous Simba mattress to sink into. There is a lovely living area with sofas and a television for those lazy rainy days and evenings in. The bus also manages to squeeze in a games table, ping pong table, and mini coffee bar. Plus, thanks to its power, solar panels and heating, your home comforts need not be missed while aboard the eccentric Dinobus. Showers and toilets can be found on site, and you can barbecue outside while watching the sun go down.

Osea Island is found in the estuary of the River Blackwater, Essex. It is an enchanting, adventurous place which will dazzle children and adults alike. With so much to see and do on the island, you won't want to leave. Explore tidal pools and lovely woodlands, spot wildlife, sit around a camp fire or make the most of the games room in the club house. Children will be kept entertained thanks to the extensive activity programme which includes campfire cooking, treasure hunts and bushcraft workshops among other things.

Features
Essential
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games room
  • Pool table
  • Games/Books
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Fridge
  • Cooker
Bed/Bath
  • Shower
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
  • Firepit
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Cleaning service
Nearby
£250-300 per night

Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

SAVE TO WISHLIST
Availability
How to book

The Dinobus in Essex is owned and managed by Chris Brickel.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book directly...

Book Online Now
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  Nearest Airport
London Stansted Airport - 1 hour

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