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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

River Colne, near Fingringhoe

Fingringhoe (3 Pictures)

Delightful Fingringhoe is home to one of the most outstanding Nature Reserves in the country. It was formed out of a disused gravel pit near the estuary of the beautiful River Colne and today it is the premier flagship of the Essex Wildlife Trust...

A walk on the beach

Westcliff-on-Sea (12 Pictures)

The coast along this stretch of Essex beaches may be somewhat urbanised, but it remains full of surprises with reminders of the times when smugglers would stealthily enter the creeks between the mudflats to distribute their illicit cargoes at local inns...

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Recommended attractions in Essex

Audley End House

Audley End (105 Pictures)

Once, centuries ago in the days of Henry VIII a Benedictine Abbey stood here. A casualty of King's Dissolution caused by his.....

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.....

Saffron Walden Museum, Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden Museum (6 Pictures)

This is the second oldest purpose-built museum in the country. It occupies a gracious russet brick building in an enclosed.....

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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