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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Essex, 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

Dovercourt Beach in Essex, on an extremely cold winter day 2006

Dovercourt (53 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

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...

Halstead Mill on The Causeway

Halstead (2 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

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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Wendens Ambo (5 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Essex

This enchanting village with its unusual name lies at the western boundary of the county. Its quaint name comes from the joining of Great and Little Ambo in the 17th century...

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High Woods Country Park (2 Pictures)

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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.....

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