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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

Alms Houses, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex

Brentwood (36 Pictures)

In the romantic days of coach travel Brentwood was a staging post on an old road to London...

Brightlingsea, Essex. Bateman's Tower, prior to refurbishment.

Brightlingsea (26 Pictures)

A medieval port on the Colne estuary, Brightlingsea was once an associate member of the Cinque Ports. The history of the town goes back to Roman times and it's industry has always been linked to the sea...

Prezzo, Food Restaurant. Colchester

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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Audley End

Audley End (105 Pictures)

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

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.....

On reflection

Hylands Park (8 Pictures)

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