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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

St Peter ad Vincula Church, Coggeshall

Coggeshall (9 Pictures)

Standing in a town full of elaborate historic properties, the simple charm of Coggeshall water mill, reflected in the waters of the Blackwell River, captivates perfectly the image of an Essex of long ago, immortalised forever in paintings by Constable and Gainsborough...

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

Greenstead (1 Pictures)

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

St Mary The Virgin, Wendens Ambo

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

Adventure Island, formely known as Peter Pans

Adventure Island (4 Pictures)

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

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.....

A picture of East Anglian Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum (3 Pictures)

Where better to take the children for a great day out! Here at the East Anglian Railway Museum, children, mum and dad, even.....

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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