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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in Essex, England.

About the county of Essex

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places Essex has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Essex

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Burnham-on-Crouch (58 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

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...

Sea front at Shoeburyness, Essex

Shoeburyness (9 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

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

Almshouses in Thaxted

Thaxted (45 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

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 to visit 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.....

Hatfield forest country park, near Bishops Stortford, Essex. The forest is over 1000 years old.

Hatfield Forest Country Park (4 Pictures)

An ancient royal hunting ground, designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and National Nature Reserve...

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Lee Valley Park (4 Pictures)

A 26 mile long stretch following the river Lee, the Lee Valley Park is made up of country parks, heritage sites, lake and.....

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.....

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