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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

Stocks on the Village Green

Blackmore (11 Pictures)

The village of Blackmore has a long and fascinating history. It lies in an area mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086, and one of its oldest and most attractive buildings is the Priory Church of St. Lawrence...

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Burnham-on-Crouch (58 Pictures)

Burnham-on-Crouch, a small town on the north bank of the River Crouch as it winds its way towards Foulness Point and the North Sea...

Frinton on Sea station, Essex

Frinton-on-Sea (11 Pictures)

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...

The Clubhouse at Belfairs - Leigh on Sea

Leigh-on-Sea (58 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Essex

Audley End

Audley End (105 Pictures)

Once, centuries ago in the days of Henry VIII a Benedictine Abbey stood here. A casualty of King's Dissolution caused by his.....

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......

A picture of Weald Country Park

Weald Country Park (3 Pictures)

At almost 500 acres and once a deer park used for hunting by the Abbots of Waltham in around 1063, Weald Park has plenty of.....

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