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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

Stocks on the Village Green

Blackmore (11 Pictures)

The village of Blackmore has a long and fascinating history. It lies in an area mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086, and one of its oldest and most attractive buildings is the Priory Church of St. Lawrence...

The round cottage

Finchingfield (51 Pictures)

The pretty village of Finchingfield is situated in the South-East of England in the county of Essex. It is a popular stop for tourists after winning many prizes for being pretty,.....

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....

Jaywick Beach (Essex) February 2005

Jaywick (9 Pictures)

Much of Jaywick was built during the early part of the 20th century when Mr. Frank Stedman, a business man, bought the existing marshland to turn into a holiday resort...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Adventure Island on the seafront at Southend, Essex. Boxing Day '05

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.....

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......

View from highest point

One Tree Hill Country Park (6 Pictures)

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