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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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Dedham Church

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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Dovercourt Lighthouse

Dovercourt

These days Dovercourt is part of Harwich, it operates as a coastal resort town with a pleasant sandy beach backed by a sea wall. The beach has been awarded the E.U. Blue Flag indicating its cleanliness and safety for families with children...

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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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Steam Engine

Marks Tey

Its location is ideally suited to anyone wishing to explore fine Essex countryside, coast and the beautiful town of Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town...

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Captain Mannering public house

Shoeburyness

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

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St Osyth in the snow 2009

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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Essex Creek

Tollesbury

This large sea-faring village sits attractively off a tidal creek where the waters of the Blackwater River enter the sea...

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The beach at Walton On The Naze

Walton on the Naze

This is a seaside resort that is a real treat for every member of the family. It is a traditional resort that simply caters for those whose wish is to have a jolly good time...

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West Mersea hard, Essex

West Mersea

The beach is crammed full of colourful beach huts and has fine views across the mouth of the River Blackwater to Bradwell-on-Sea. The beach is safe for bathing, windsurfing is popular and there is a small jetty for boats...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Audley End House in Essex, owned by English Heritage

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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Another red one.

Belhus Woods Country Park

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Danbury Park Country Park

Danbury Park Country Park

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Hadleigh Castle and Ruins

Hadleigh Castle

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

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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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Lee Valley

Lee Valley Park

A 26 mile long stretch following the river Lee, the Lee Valley Park is made up of country parks, heritage sites, lake and.....

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View from highest point

One Tree Hill Country Park

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

Westley Heights Country Park

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