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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 Andrew, Earls Colne

Earls Colne (2 Pictures)

This attractive village spreads out from the banks of the River Colne in the beautiful Colne valley...

Halstead Mill on The Causeway

Halstead (2 Pictures)

This busy little town lies surrounded by delightful Essex countryside. It is perhaps best known for the beautiful old white weatherboarded three-story mill built on the banks of the River Colne in the 18th century...

St Mary the Virgin Church, Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden (197 Pictures)

The outstanding feature of Saffron Walden is its rich variety of properties tangled around its web of ancient streets...

A picture of Walton on the Naze

Walton on the Naze (52 Pictures)

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

Audley End House, Saffron Walden, Essex

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.....

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Hainault Forest Country Park (21 Pictures)

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The Naze Tower at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. Built in 1721 by Trinity House

The Naze Tower (3 Pictures)

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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