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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 pier at Clacton

Clacton-on-Sea (88 Pictures)

Clacton-on-Sea is a fine Victorian resort that offers visitors and enjoyable and jolly time...

St.Johns Church, Danbury, Essex

Danbury (6 Pictures)

Picturesque English village of great charm. Surrounded almost entirely by open countryside Danbury has immense appeal for the tourist...

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...

St Osyth in the snow 2009

St Osyth (35 Pictures)

The village is noted for its medieval Priory, a Grade I listed building which started life as a foundation for Augustinian Canons around 1127, it later became an abbey which was eventually dissolved in 1539...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Bridge End Gardens, Saffron Walden, Essex

Bridge End Gardens (15 Pictures)

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

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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