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About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Essex

A view of St.Botolph's Church, Beauchamp Roding, across the fields.

Beauchamp Roding (4 Pictures)

This is just one of a group of delightful Essex village's all bearing the name Roding. The name is probably taken from the River Roding which winds its way through the region watering fertile fields and meadows...

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Burnham-on-Crouch (58 Pictures)

Burnham-on-Crouch, a small town on the north bank of the River Crouch as it winds its way towards Foulness Point and the North Sea...

St.Johns Church, Danbury, Essex

Danbury (6 Pictures)

Picturesque English village of great charm. Surrounded almost entirely by open countryside Danbury has immense appeal for the tourist...

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

Greenstead (1 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Essex

A picture of East Anglian Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum (3 Pictures)

Where better to take the children for a great day out! Here at the East Anglian Railway Museum, children, mum and dad, even.....

Hadleigh Castle and Ruins

Hadleigh Castle (16 Pictures)

Built by the Normans on the approach to London, lived in by 3 queens; Catherine of Aragon, Anne of Cleves and Catherine Parr......

Saffron Walden Museum, Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden Museum (6 Pictures)

This is the second oldest purpose-built museum in the country. It occupies a gracious russet brick building in an enclosed.....

Weald Country Park, Essex

Weald Country Park (3 Pictures)

At almost 500 acres and once a deer park used for hunting by the Abbots of Waltham in around 1063, Weald Park has plenty of.....

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