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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

Epping, Essex

Epping (7 Pictures)

Queen Elizabeth 1st was a frequent visitor to Epping. It was in 1575 on a visit to Thomas Heneage at Copped Hall that the Queen costituted him Clerk of the Market with his heirs forever, she also granted further market rights...

Harwich Low Lighthouse

Harwich (97 Pictures)

The great seafarers of centuries have left the shores of England, these include Raleigh, Drake, Frobisher and Admiral Lord Nelson, all of whom brought glory for England...

Jaywick Beach (Essex) February 2005

Jaywick (9 Pictures)

Much of Jaywick was built during the early part of the 20th century when Mr. Frank Stedman, a business man, bought the existing marshland to turn into a holiday resort...

St Osyth in the snow

St Osyth (35 Pictures)

The village is noted for its medieval Priory, a Grade I listed building which started life as a foundation for Augustinian Canons around 1127, it later became an abbey which was eventually dissolved in 1539...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Dedham Art and Craft Centre

Dedham Art and Craft Centre (1 Pictures)

The Dedham Art & Craft Centre is situated in the heart of Constable Country, on the North Essex/Suffolk border. In this.....

Just another swan.

Hainault Forest Country Park (21 Pictures)

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Grey Squirrel

High Woods Country Park (2 Pictures)

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