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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

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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...

Town Hall in Colchester, Essex

Colchester (157 Pictures)

Interestingly, this is England's oldest-recorded town. It has stood on the banks of the River Colne amid fine Essex countryside throughout some of history's most tempestuous times...

Maldon, Essex

Maldon (125 Pictures)

A fine old town, beautifully set on a ridge above the Blackwater, with views across Northey Island and Osea Island...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

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Belhus Woods Country Park (28 Pictures)

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Dedham Art and Craft Centre

Dedham Art and Craft Centre (1 Pictures)

The Dedham Art & Craft Centre is situated in the heart of Constable Country, on the North Essex/Suffolk border. In this.....

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.....

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.....

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