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About Essex

The County of Essex is located in the South-East of England. Being a Coastal County Essex has much to offer, such as the seaside Town of Southend-on-Sea a popular holiday destination which boasts the longest pleasure pier in the world. Other nearby attractions include Southchurch Hall a museum housed in a half-timbered medieval manor house, which dates back to the early 14th century or alternatively why not go and see a White Tiger eye to eye in White Tiger Valley at Colchester Zoo.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Essex, or see a selection of our Essex photographs on our picture tour of Essex..

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Recommended towns & villages in Essex

The Priory Church of St. Laurence, Blackmore, Essex. Dates back to 12th century.

Blackmore

The village of Blackmore has a long and fascinating history. It lies in an area mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086, and one of its oldest and most attractive buildings is the Priory Church of St. Lawrence...

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High Street, Dedham

Dedham

There are two things that immediately strike you about this enchanting village, the first is the opulence of the beautiful 15th-century church, and the second is the fascinating view of the River Stour, which, like the church, has featured in Constable paintings...

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St Andrew, Earls Colne

Earls Colne

This attractive village spreads out from the banks of the River Colne in the beautiful Colne valley...

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Finchingfield, Essex

Finchingfield

The pretty village of Finchingfield is situated in the South-East of England in the county of Essex. It is a popular stop for tourists after winning many prizes for being pretty,.....

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Greenstead Church, said to be the world's oldest wooden building, in Greenstead, England

Greenstead

Greenstead Church is said to be the oldest wooden building in the world. Well worth a visit....

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Low tide at Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, in Sept. of 2005

Leigh-on-Sea

At Leigh, visitors will find a small sandy beach and a narrow High Street containing lovely old fishermen's cottages. The resort is situated close to Leigh Marsh Nature Reserve and Two Tree Island, a lonely expanse of windswept grass and saltings...

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Sea front at Shoeburyness, Essex

Shoeburyness

Shoeburyness lies to the eastern end of Southend beyond Thorpe Bay...

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St Osyth Priory, Essex

St Osyth

The village is noted for its medieval Priory, a Grade I listed building which started life as a foundation for Augustinian Canons around 1127, it later became an abbey which was eventually dissolved in 1539...

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Thaxted

Thaxted

The village of Thaxted is stunningly beautiful with many reminders that it was once and perhaps always has been an extremely prosperous place...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Adventure Island, formely known as Peter Pans

Adventure Island

This is the number one theme park in the Southeast of England, a great place for anyone at any age, especially children and tiny.....

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Audley End House

Audley End

Once, centuries ago in the days of Henry VIII a Benedictine Abbey stood here. A casualty of King's Dissolution caused by his.....

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Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle

Colchester is an ancient town situated on the site where a Roman city once stood. It is most famous for its massive Norman.....

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Damsel fly near the lake.

Hainault Forest Country Park

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Grey Squirrel

High Woods Country Park

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Saffron Walden Castle, Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden Castle

Very little remains of Saffron Walden Castle, but what is here is well worth seeing for it is a fine example of a Norman.....

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At the bottom of the Naze Cliffs, Walton on the Naze, Essex.

The Naze Tower

Built above colourful fossil rich cliffs by Trinity House in 1721, the Naze Tower rises 85 feet into the air and affords visitors.....

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Sun through the trees at Westley Heights Country Park, Westley Heights, Essex

Westley Heights Country Park

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