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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...

The Parish Churchyard of St Leonard in 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...

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....

Mistley Church, Essex

Mistley (18 Pictures)

Mistley lies on the south bank of the River Stour not far from Manningtree, to which it is joined via a tree-lined walk along the river which is oddly called The Walls...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

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.....

Audley End House in Essex, owned by English Heritage

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.....

Norsey Woods Billericay

Norsey Wood Country Park (3 Pictures)

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