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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

Batemans Tower after restoration, Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea (26 Pictures)

A medieval port on the Colne estuary, Brightlingsea was once an associate member of the Cinque Ports. The history of the town goes back to Roman times and it's industry has always been linked to the sea...

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...

The Tower of St. Clements Church, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

Leigh-on-Sea (58 Pictures)

At Leigh, visitors will find a small sandy beach and a narrow High Street containing lovely old fishermen's cottages. The resort is situated close to Leigh Marsh Nature Reserve and Two Tree Island, a lonely expanse of windswept grass and saltings...

Manningtree

Manningtree (19 Pictures)

The town shows fine examples of weavers cottages and walks through the town reveal fine Georgian facades behind which are Tudor and Elizabethan houses...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Danbury Park Country Park

Danbury Park Country Park (9 Pictures)

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A picture of East Anglian Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum (3 Pictures)

Where better to take the children for a great day out! Here at the East Anglian Railway Museum, children, mum and dad, even.....

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Hainault Forest Country Park (21 Pictures)

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The Naze Tower at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. Built in 1721 by Trinity House

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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