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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

Castle Hedingham village sign, Essex

Castle Hedingham (26 Pictures)

Set in enchanting border countryside where the fine old counties of Suffolk and Essex meet, lies the delightful village of Castle Hedingham which has pleasant buildings and an historic castle to explore...

Chipping Ongar Main Street, Essex

Chipping Ongar (5 Pictures)

Chipping Ongar is a pleasing town, it is within easy driving distance of Waltham Abbey and is surrounded by several places of interest...

Colchester Abbey Ruins

Colchester (157 Pictures)

Interestingly, this is England's oldest-recorded town. It has stood on the banks of the River Colne amid fine Essex countryside throughout some of history's most tempestuous times...

Clasic country cottages

Wendens Ambo (5 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Essex

Another Dragonfly.

Belhus Woods Country Park (28 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......

Sun through the trees at Westley Heights Country Park, Westley Heights, Essex

Westley Heights Country Park (1 Pictures)

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