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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

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...

Manningtree

Manningtree (19 Pictures)

The town shows fine examples of weavers cottages and walks through the town reveal fine Georgian facades behind which are Tudor and Elizabethan houses...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Entrance to 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.....

Hadleigh Castle and Ruins

Hadleigh Castle (16 Pictures)

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

Grey Squirrel

High Woods Country Park (2 Pictures)

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Saffron Walden Castle, Saffron Walden, Essex

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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