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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

A view of St.Botolph's Church, Beauchamp Roding, across the fields.

Beauchamp Roding (4 Pictures)

This is just one of a group of delightful Essex village's all bearing the name Roding. The name is probably taken from the River Roding which winds its way through the region watering fertile fields and meadows...

Captain Mannering public house

Shoeburyness (9 Pictures)

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

The Church of St.John The Baptist, St.Mary and St.Lawrence

Thaxted (45 Pictures)

The village of Thaxted is stunningly beautiful with many reminders that it was once and perhaps always has been an extremely prosperous place...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Lake in Danbury Park, Chelmsford, Essex, at dusk

Danbury Park Country Park (9 Pictures)

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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......

The historic Light house tower (The Naze Tower) from the beach at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

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.....

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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