How to find us
Directions to Osea Island
Osea is a tidal Island and is accessible via a mile long road for a 4 hour period every 12 hours. Outside of these times access is via boat (river taxi which takes 8 minutes costs £60.00 each way and must be pre-arranged) or helicopter (London/ Battersea Heliport, 20 mins).
Please be aware that if you use your sat-nav to not use Osea Island post code but rather use the Osea Island leisure park as this is your last point on the mainland before you cross the tidal road: the post code is CM9 4SA. Depending on what direction you are coming from try stay the side of Maldon, and Witham these are the nearest towns to Osea Island.
As we are accessed by a tidal causeway, it's best to call us for exact directions and advice on the timings of your journey.
Depart Liverpool Street station to Witham Station less than 50 minutes journey
Taxi rank outside, takes you to Osea. (During low tide only) journey time is approximately 15/20 minutes. Please be aware not all taxi's will cross the tidal road, so please pre-arrange pick up or drop off with Rob the taxi driver on: 07854376237
Victoria Station – Colchester Train Station
Taxi Rank outside: approximately 15 minutes to Island
Nearest air field is Battersea. 20 minutes
By Water Taxi: By arrangement only – Please arrange this direct with the water taxi prior to your arrival – details are provided in your welcome pack once you have booked to stay with us.
There is a parking lot where you can leave your car. We can arrange a water taxi to bring you to the island. This must be pre-arranged Average cost of £60.00 for each way.
Please be aware there is a 4 hour window by which the tides are low enough to cross over using the causeway by car. When making your reservation the tide times will be given to you to allow you the opportunity to come over by car.
If you miss the low tide time's water taxi can be arranged to pick you up but there will be a cost attached to this change of plans.
In normal circumstances you would have a regular check in and check out time. This does not apply on Osea and your check out time will correspond with the low tide times.
If you wish to have a look at the tide schedule for the upcoming week you can go to the following link below or contact us direct as we have them at least up to a year in advance.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding accessibility to Osea Island and we will endeavour to assist you as quick as we can.
You can see a map of our location here