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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

Bateman's tower, Brightlingsea, Essex. New Years Day 2006

Brightlingsea (28 Pictures)

A medieval port on the Colne estuary, Brightlingsea was once an associate member of the Cinque Ports. The history of the town goes back to Roman times and it's industry has always been linked to the sea...

Dedham Church

Dedham (34 Pictures)

There are two things that immediately strike you about this enchanting village, the first is the opulence of the beautiful 15th-century church, and the second is the fascinating view of the River Stour, which, like the church, has featured in Constable paintings...

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...

Clasic country cottages

Wendens Ambo (5 Pictures)

This enchanting village with its unusual name lies at the western boundary of the county. Its quaint name comes from the joining of Great and Little Ambo in the 17th century...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle (21 Pictures)

Colchester is an ancient town situated on the site where a Roman city once stood. It is most famous for its massive Norman.....

Carriage in the Park

Danbury Park Country Park (9 Pictures)

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Saffron Walden Castle

Saffron Walden Castle (10 Pictures)

Very little remains of Saffron Walden Castle, but what is here is well worth seeing for it is a fine example of a Norman.....

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