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Places

Yesterday, 14:13

With its estuary views and island community, there is much to explore and enjoy on Mersea Island

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Monday, July 17, 2017

This pleasant walk around the village of Langham incorporates the church and part of the Essex Way, before returning back to the village community centre via the local pub

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Nothing is more satisfying than eating a delicious piece of fruit that you’ve picked yourself. Strawberries with cream whilst watching Wimbledon or some blackberries and raspberries in a nice crumble – here are nine farms where you can PYO

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Clacton is most famous as being a traditional British seaside resort, but like all of these seaside resorts, changing times have led to changes in the towns themselves. Petra Hornsby looks at the changing face of Clacton and what the future holds for this town

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Summer has officially arrived here in Essex, so it’s time to grab your picnic blankets and sunglasses and begin ticking off your bucket list…

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Events

Yesterday, 10:46

Get your calendars at the ready because it’s going to be a busy month in Essex

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Get your calendars at the ready because it’s going to be a busy month in Essex

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Little Waltham, the recently refurbished Little Channels Golf Centre is a friendly, family-oriented 9 hole pay and play centre

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Get your calendars at the ready because it’s going to be a busy couple of months in Essex

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Friday, April 28, 2017

With just over a week to go until the nation’s favourite pet show opens at the ExCeL in London, excitement is growing for animal lovers across Britain who await their favourite, fun-filled event of the year!

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Walks

Monday, July 17, 2017

This pleasant walk around the village of Langham incorporates the church and part of the Essex Way, before returning back to the village community centre via the local pub

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Enjoy a walk in this quiet and serene corner of Essex around the parishes of Borley and Liston, which both retain parish churches, plus cottages and countryside, to admire. Words and pictures by Laurie Page of the Public Rights of Way team at Essex County Council

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Few things beat messing about by the river on a bright, spring day and this delightful walk follows the River Chelmer through the parish of Little Baddow

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Monday, March 20, 2017

This walk around the quiet and picturesque village of Langley, tucked right in the northwest corner of the county, goes from the pretty Upper Green around the village to Lower Green and back via the church

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Monday, October 3, 2016

If you like a get-away-from-it-all ramble, this mid Essex walk provides a quiet route from the little village of White Notley through to Fairstead and back again

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Wildlife

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

For most people bluebells are the first sign that spring has arrived and nothing beats a stroll through ancient woods or country parks surrounded by a sea of blue, so here are some of our favourite places to find bluebells in bloom

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Who says Essex is flat? This winter walk is short, but climbs and descends to provide some lovely scenery and distant views of the surrounding countryside

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