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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

The Priory Church of St. Laurence, Blackmore, Essex. Dates back to 12th century.

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 Clock Tower

Burnham-on-Crouch (58 Pictures)

Burnham-on-Crouch, a small town on the north bank of the River Crouch as it winds its way towards Foulness Point and the North Sea...

Finchingfield, Essex

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,.....

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

Audley End House

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.....

The lake.

Hainault Forest Country Park (21 Pictures)

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Hylands house, Hylands park, Chelmsford, Essex

Hylands Park (8 Pictures)

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View from highest point

One Tree Hill Country Park (6 Pictures)

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