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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

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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...

A Wide angle view of the River Stour at Mistley, Essex, where there are usually hundreds of Swans.

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...

A picture of Thaxted

Thaxted (45 Pictures)

The village of Thaxted is stunningly beautiful with many reminders that it was once and perhaps always has been an extremely prosperous place...

Essex Creek

Tollesbury (20 Pictures)

This large sea-faring village sits attractively off a tidal creek where the waters of the Blackwater River enter the sea...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

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.....

Lake in Danbury Park, Chelmsford, Essex, at dusk

Danbury Park Country Park (9 Pictures)

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Weald Country Park, Essex

Weald Country Park (3 Pictures)

At almost 500 acres and once a deer park used for hunting by the Abbots of Waltham in around 1063, Weald Park has plenty of.....

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

Westley Heights Country Park (1 Pictures)

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