About Essex Life

Essex Life magazine celebrates the very best aspects of life in this fabulous county – all wrapped up in a beautiful, monthly magazine. Each issue offers readers the chance to explore Essex with features on the county’s towns and villages plus interviews with the celebrities and most celebrated residents of Essex.

After bringing news and views from the county for more than 55 years, Essex Life is well established as the favourite magazine in Essex. And with good reason. Offering a monthly snapshot of county life, the magazine is also a hub for inspirational ideas – from dining destinations and fabulous fashions to top beauty tips and the latest trends for the home and garden.

An ever-increasing readership has placed Essex Life at the heart of the local community and this important role is reflected with regular columns from key groups such as the Essex RSPB and Rural Community Council of Essex. The Beautiful Essex section within Essex Life also gives photographers the chance to showcase their images of Essex landscapes across the county and many more images of Essex are posted on our various online forums.

A packed events section provides a host of options for a grand day out in Essex and a hand-picked selection of the best and brightest occasions feature within our prestigious society pages. There is also the opportunity to look back at how the county once was with images from the Essex Record Office archives as well as regular features on the heritage that has made the county of Essex so great.

So whether you want to remember how Essex was in the past, are keen to find out more about the county now or are planning ahead for a future visit to the county, Essex Life is the perfect place to start.

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EXG MAY 15  BLUEBELL WALKS

One of the great pleasures of an Essex spring is wandering among the lakes of bluebells that suddenly spill out in April and May through many local woods. Here are four of the county’s best spots for a springtime stroll courtesy of Pheobe Taplin

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Who's the top 50 richest in Essex?

Monday, November 15, 2010
No 18 David & Victoria Beckham

Philip Beresford, author of the annual Sunday Times Rich List, turns his attentions to our county's richest and reveals those that make up our wealthiest millionaires

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35 Dining Delights in Essex

Friday, August 7, 2009
Barda Restaurant

Why not enjoy these fresh ideas for dining out in Essex and beyond?

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EXG MAY 15 Producers

LAMBTON & Jackson began trading last year, but its smokehouse is already making a big impression among lovers of smoked seafood. Raised in the Maldon area, Sean Jackson has been smoking fish professionally since leaving school more than a decade ago. However, the dream of running his own artisan smokehouse only became a reality after joining entrepreneurial forces with Darcy Lambton. Both men have extensive contacts in the restaurant world, so the tie-up makes plenty of commercial sense.

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15 Tempting Tea shops in Essex

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
15 Tempting Tea shops in Essex

Essex Life's Tea shop trail

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EXG MAY 15 Wild Swimming

Open water swimming has seen something of a surge in recent years. Here Caitlin Davies, author of Downstream: a history and celebration of swimming the River Thames, explains some of its appeal

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