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About 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.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Essex, or see a selection of our Essex photographs on our picture tour of Essex..

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Recommended towns & villages in Essex

Town Hall in Colchester, Essex

Colchester

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...

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Dovercourt Boating Lake, Essex

Dovercourt

These days Dovercourt is part of Harwich, it operates as a coastal resort town with a pleasant sandy beach backed by a sea wall. The beach has been awarded the E.U. Blue Flag indicating its cleanliness and safety for families with children...

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Groyne and Sea at Frinton On Sea at night.

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton, is a sedate area which retains a refined atmosphere and many gracious Victorian properties from when the then small seaside village was developed as a resort in the 1860's by Sir Richard Cooker...

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Greenstead Church, said to be the world's oldest wooden building, in Greenstead, England

Greenstead

Greenstead Church is said to be the oldest wooden building in the world. Well worth a visit....

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Halstead Mill on The Causeway

Halstead

This busy little town lies surrounded by delightful Essex countryside. It is perhaps best known for the beautiful old white weatherboarded three-story mill built on the banks of the River Colne in the 18th century...

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Stranded Boats

Leigh-on-Sea

At Leigh, visitors will find a small sandy beach and a narrow High Street containing lovely old fishermen's cottages. The resort is situated close to Leigh Marsh Nature Reserve and Two Tree Island, a lonely expanse of windswept grass and saltings...

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

Mistley

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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Library, Market Square, Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden

The outstanding feature of Saffron Walden is its rich variety of properties tangled around its web of ancient streets...

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Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex.  The beach on a cold winters day 2005

Walton on the Naze

This is a seaside resort that is a real treat for every member of the family. It is a traditional resort that simply caters for those whose wish is to have a jolly good time...

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Chalkwell Esplanade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex

Westcliff-on-Sea

The coast along this stretch of Essex beaches may be somewhat urbanised, but it remains full of surprises with reminders of the times when smugglers would stealthily enter the creeks between the mudflats to distribute their illicit cargoes at local inns...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Adventure Island, formely known as Peter Pans

Adventure Island

This is the number one theme park in the Southeast of England, a great place for anyone at any age, especially children and tiny.....

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Bridge End Gardens, Saffron Walden, Essex

Bridge End Gardens

These perfectly laid out gardens were started in the mid 18th century by Atkinson Francis Gibson. They are particularly noted.....

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Danbury Park Country Park

Danbury Park Country Park

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Hadleigh Castle and Ruins

Hadleigh Castle

Built by the Normans on the approach to London, lived in by 3 queens; Catherine of Aragon, Anne of Cleves and Catherine Parr......

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Lake early morning, Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex

Hylands Park

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Norsey Woods Billericay

Norsey Wood Country Park

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View from highest point

One Tree Hill Country Park

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

Westley Heights Country Park

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