Pictures of Essex
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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.
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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Interestingly, this is England's oldest-recorded town. It has stood on the banks of the River Colne amid fine Essex countryside throughout some of history's most tempestuous times...
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These days Dovercourt is part of Harwich, it operates as a coastal resort town with a pleasant sandy beach backed by a sea wall. The beach has been awarded the E.U. Blue Flag indicating its cleanliness and safety for families with children...
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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 is said to be the oldest wooden building in the world. Well worth a visit....
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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...
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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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Mistley lies on the south bank of the River Stour not far from Manningtree, to which it is joined via a tree-lined walk along the river which is oddly called The Walls...
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The outstanding feature of Saffron Walden is its rich variety of properties tangled around its web of ancient streets...
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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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The coast along this stretch of Essex beaches may be somewhat urbanised, but it remains full of surprises with reminders of the times when smugglers would stealthily enter the creeks between the mudflats to distribute their illicit cargoes at local inns...
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