Essex Camping 2024 - This weekend 7-9 June 2024

Essex Camping weekend 2024
I’ll post booking details later, but it will be on Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2024 at the Star Inn, Steeple, Essex (it misses fathers day which would be on 16 June) xx
Love Evie x


Thanks Evie, I have just updated the branch map and was wondering if any venues had been discussed for 2024? Also are we going to meet at Christmas this year for a meal?

Best wishes Chris


7TH TO 9TH JUNE 2024


The camping weekend will be held from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2024 at The Star, The Street, Steeple, Essex, CMO 7LF.


Its very informal and there is no ticket required - but you must book a pitch or room with the pub direct - see details below. They’ve set aside the left hand side of the campsite for us xx The campsite is strictly adults only over age 18 so no children I’m afraid.

I will set up my big tent again to use as a communal meeting space - I have booked a pitch with Electric Hook Up so we have an electricity supply so will I will bring an electric kettle, water, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, biscuits, cakes etc so you can pop in and get a cuppa whenever you want. I’ll bring some spare mugs in case anyone forgets theirs. I’ll set up extension leads too so you can charge phones etc etc (bring your own leads). The campsite has really nice showers and toilets.

We will organise a run out somewhere on Saturday - details to follow later. We will have a band as well 🙂


Telephone the Star at Steeple on 01621 772646 to book a pitch direct with them. TELL THEM YOU ARE WITH THE GUZZI CLUB.


Your Name

Your Telephone Number

Number of nights you are camping

Tell them if you need Electric Hook Up

Book a table for an evening meal on Friday and Saturday night


Camping is £15 per pitch per night (pay when you arrive). Electric pitches available at extra cost - enquire direct with the pub.

Ensuite Rooms including continental breakfast are available at £75 per night.

No breakfast available in the pub, but don’t worry, we’ll provide you with a sausage roll/boiled egg and tea/coffee in our tent/clubhouse.

I think that’s all the information you need but let me know if you have any questions. Look forward to seeing you all then, love Evie and the Essex Guzzi Group xx

I guess that is a no then!

Wishing you all a merry Christmas and a happy New Year X

Hi Chris, Merry Christmas to you too - we didn’t get chance to organise a Christmas meal this year but the meeting just beforehand was nice nonetheless. Hope you have a good New Year, love Evie

I’ve booked for Steeple, see you all soon

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Sadly I won’t be able to come due to being in Warwickshire …. Wishing you all a great time and sunshine!

Hi Everyone, the Essex Branch are looking forward to the camping weekend at The Star in Steeple. Hopefully you’ve all booked a pitch and have got that bit sorted (but if you’re still to do that, see our earlier post on how you should book with the pub direct (not via pitchup). So this post is just a quick post about arrangements/facilities.

The Star has a proper campsite at the back of the pub with lovely large grass pitches. There is electric hook up if you want it - please arrange with the pub. The pub has allocated the left hand side of the field for our use for the weekend so we can all be together. There is a new (and very lovely) male, female and disabled toilet and showers block with washing up facilities too.

The pub serves lunch / dinner but best to book a table if you can as it gets busy. They don’t do breakfast so the Essex Branch will lay on breakfast for a donation to cover costs please (Sausage or Sausage/Egg Rolls, boiled eggs, toast, endless tea coffee etc).

Friday night we all just meet up and catch up over a few drinks.

Saturday morning breakfast from the Essex Branch big Green Tent and then at 10.45am Joe (Itsmorethan Aride) will be taking anyone who wants to come along on a scenic route through thte Essex Countryside to the Guzzi dealer in Colchester. Its a great shop with a good cafe too.

Saturday night we’ll be entertained by the very own Essex Branch Band “Discontinued” featuring the famous Mr B, Pigsy and Stumpy on a cow bell. Please see band info in the comments below.

Sunday, breakfast available from the big green Essex Branch tent

Finally, we hope you have had the best time and really enjoyed the Essex Camping Weekend.

Any questions, ask any of the Essex Branch (we should be wearing our black/red Essex Branch T-shirts) or just come find Evie instead!

With love, The Essex Branch.

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Sadly I will miss the camping this weekend but I hope you all have a great time. At least the weather looks like it might behave after possible showers on Friday!

Best wishes Chris