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A county in England

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

Frinton Beach. Frinton on Sea, Essex

Frinton-on-Sea (11 Pictures)

Frinton, is a sedate area which retains a refined atmosphere and many gracious Victorian properties from when the then small seaside village was developed as a resort in the 1860's by Sir Richard Cooker...

Tracks in the snow

Harwich (97 Pictures)

The great seafarers of centuries have left the shores of England, these include Raleigh, Drake, Frobisher and Admiral Lord Nelson, all of whom brought glory for England...

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

Leigh-on-Sea (58 Pictures)

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...

Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation Canal

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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Adventure Island, formely known as Peter Pans

Adventure Island (4 Pictures)

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

Squirrel

High Woods Country Park (2 Pictures)

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Norsey Wood Biillericay

Norsey Wood Country Park (3 Pictures)

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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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