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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

Chipping Ongar Main Street, Essex

Chipping Ongar (5 Pictures)

Chipping Ongar is a pleasing town, it is within easy driving distance of Waltham Abbey and is surrounded by several places of interest...

Jaywick Beach (Essex) February 2005

Jaywick (9 Pictures)

Much of Jaywick was built during the early part of the 20th century when Mr. Frank Stedman, a business man, bought the existing marshland to turn into a holiday resort...

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...

West Mersea beach in Essex

West Mersea (22 Pictures)

The beach is crammed full of colourful beach huts and has fine views across the mouth of the River Blackwater to Bradwell-on-Sea. The beach is safe for bathing, windsurfing is popular and there is a small jetty for boats...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Obelisk at 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.....

Norsey Wood Biillericay

Norsey Wood Country Park (3 Pictures)

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One Tree Hill Country Park (6 Pictures)

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