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Out & About

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Whether it be in Essex itself or in any of the counties surrounding us, there are numerous hotels, cottages and lodges that make for a wonderful winter break. Here are 8 you should book in to right away

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Louise Lloyd gears up for Christmas with a look at some of the festive markets, town fairs and spectacular light switching on ceremonies you can find around the county

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Essex is home to some of the most stunning vistas in the UK. From the estuary of River Thames to the North Sea coastline, the county’s scenery is a diverse patchwork of stunning sea views, ancient architecture and vibrant gardens. We pick 9 of our favourites

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Essex is densely packed with wildlife: from nature and bird reserves to reservoirs and woodlands, we have picked some amazing wildlife spots in Essex

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Christmas in Essex has something for everyone with an irresistible combination of modern and traditional. Here are 21 reasons why Essex is the best place to spend your Christmas

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

After the highs of midsummer, this time of the year is one of the best to see borders still boasting strong colours in the warm rays of September. Philippa Pearson picks out some top Essex gardens at which to enjoy the last throws of summer

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The rambling gardens at Ingatestone Hall are gradually being reclaimed and planted by the Petre family. Philippa Pearson learns more about how the restored gardens are being developed

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Monday, July 10, 2017

The ability to add creativity, practicality and personality to a property is very appealing. A bespoke design on a grand scale means you can fashion your living space to suit your every need, but even small touches of individuality in furniture or decoration, for example, can make your home stand out from the crowd.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

BeoSound Shape is a wall-mounted wireless speaker system for design conscious music lovers – delivering immersive sound staging, a customizable design and integrated noise dampers for improved room acoustics.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

These three luxury properties in Sellindge, Birchington and Staplehurst are great options

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Style

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Spire Specialist Care Centre is continuing its rapid advancement of cancer treatment techniques with the roll out of stereotactic radiotherapy (also known as SABR or SBRT).

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Everyone deserves a chance to unwind every once in a while, so why not book a relaxing spa break for you and your friends? Or even treat your partner to a romantic getaway? We’ve selected ten spa breaks that you’ll love.

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Food & Drink

Mon, 16:31

Being home to so many wonderful places to eat choosing where to go for dinner can often be difficult. With that in mind we’ve picked 20 of our favourite places to help you decide

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

After recently returning to Essex to open the Galvin Green Man pub, Nick Roberts heads into their Baker Street restaurant, Bistrot de Luxe, to see where it all began

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

As an enduring British institution, it’s incredibly important to get your Sunday lunch right. Here are 12 pubs in Essex that know how to deliver precisely what you require.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Fish and Chips has for a long time been a British staple, the go to meal for Friday nights after work complete with all of your favourite extras from mushy peas to curry sauce. Here are our favourite places to get some scrumptious battered cod and chips

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Find shelter in colder weather in one of Essex’s wonderful cosy pubs. Warm up fireside with a pint of ale and a home-cooked meal and the dog curled up at your feet. Here are 10 places to do just that…

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People

Wed, 11:44

From filling the table with great grub to grabbing some time to kick back and relax, an Essex Christmas is all about fun, food and family for kitchen icon Jamie Oliver. Words by Ian Faulconbridge

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Mon, 16:31

Author Adam Jacot de Boinod shares his expertise on the unique qualities of the Essex dialect and explains from where some of our peculiarities originate

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

It’s no secret that Essex is home to some of our favourite celebrities but there are also a number of famous faces who you may be surprised to find out were born in our wonderful county. Here are 8 celebrities you probably didn’t know were born or grew up in Essex

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

We never tire of admiring gorgeous photographs of Essex. Here’s our round-up of 11 of your best Instagram pics.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

With the help of finance expert and writer Philip Beresford, Essex Life reveals the 2017 Essex Life Richest 50

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