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A county in 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

Alms Houses, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex

Brentwood (36 Pictures)

In the romantic days of coach travel Brentwood was a staging post on an old road to London...

Greenstead Church, said to be the world's oldest wooden building, in Greenstead, England

Greenstead (1 Pictures)

Greenstead Church is said to be the oldest wooden building in the world. Well worth a visit....

West Mersea hard, Essex

West Mersea (22 Pictures)

The beach is crammed full of colourful beach huts and has fine views across the mouth of the River Blackwater to Bradwell-on-Sea. The beach is safe for bathing, windsurfing is popular and there is a small jetty for boats...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Bridge End Gardens, Saffron Walden, Essex

Bridge End Gardens (15 Pictures)

These perfectly laid out gardens were started in the mid 18th century by Atkinson Francis Gibson. They are particularly noted.....

Carriage in the Park

Danbury Park Country Park (9 Pictures)

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Hadleigh Castle

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......

View from highest point

One Tree Hill Country Park (6 Pictures)

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