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Pictures of Essex

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

Country Estate

Brentwood (36 Pictures)

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

Colchester Town Hall

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...

St Andrew, Earls Colne

Earls Colne (2 Pictures)

This attractive village spreads out from the banks of the River Colne in the beautiful Colne valley...

Railway Station at Manningtree, Essex, at start of 'Constable Country Walk'

Manningtree (19 Pictures)

The town shows fine examples of weavers cottages and walks through the town reveal fine Georgian facades behind which are Tudor and Elizabethan houses...

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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.....

Hylands house, Hylands park, Chelmsford, Essex

Hylands Park (8 Pictures)

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

Westley Heights Country Park (1 Pictures)

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