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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

Alms Houses, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex

Brentwood

In the romantic days of coach travel Brentwood was a staging post on an old road to London...

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Fishing boats moored off Canvey Island in Benfleet Creek

Canvey Island

With a pleasant coast, intriguing creeks to explore and views across the Thames estuary to Allhallows and beyond, it is not surprising that Canvey Island is a popular tourist destination...

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Chipping Ongar Main Street, Essex

Chipping Ongar

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

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River Colne, near Fingringhoe

Fingringhoe

Delightful Fingringhoe is home to one of the most outstanding Nature Reserves in the country. It was formed out of a disused gravel pit near the estuary of the beautiful River Colne and today it is the premier flagship of the Essex Wildlife Trust...

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Frinton on Sea station, Essex

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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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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Sea front at Shoeburyness, Essex

Shoeburyness

Shoeburyness lies to the eastern end of Southend beyond Thorpe Bay...

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Ross Revenge anchored alongside Southend Pier in 2008

Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on-Sea is mostly known for its long pier and large amusement park - Adventure Island, which has rides to suit all tastes and all ages...

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A picture of Walton on the Naze

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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Recommended attractions in Essex

Adventure Island on the seafront at Southend, Essex. Boxing Day '05

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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Entrance to 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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Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle

Colchester is an ancient town situated on the site where a Roman city once stood. It is most famous for its massive Norman.....

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A picture of East Anglian Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum

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

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The lake.

Hainault Forest Country Park

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View from highest point

One Tree Hill Country Park

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Castle

Saffron Walden Castle

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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At the bottom of the Naze Cliffs, Walton on the Naze, Essex.

The Naze Tower

Built above colourful fossil rich cliffs by Trinity House in 1721, the Naze Tower rises 85 feet into the air and affords visitors.....

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

Westley Heights Country Park

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