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Places

49 minutes ago

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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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Have you picked your festival line-up for this summer? There’s a great selection taking place right here in Essex that have something to suit every taste. We pick eight great festivals for you to enjoy this summer

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Monday, May 22, 2017

With spectacular sea views and a welcoming atmosphere, Harwich has got much to offer visitors this summer

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Monday, May 15, 2017

All too often, our visits around our county only scratch the surface of what there is to be discovered. Essex Life editor Julian Read resolved to dig a little deeper in Colchester

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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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Events

56 minutes ago

Get your calendars at the ready because June is going to be a busy month in Essex

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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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Monday, April 10, 2017

Join the EWT this Easter for some fun events across 11 visitor centres. Creative activities range from Easter Flower Arranging at The Naze Centre on Good Friday to craft making at Belfairs Woodland Centre on Easter Monday

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Monday, April 10, 2017

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

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Walks

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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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Take the chance to enjoy a stroll around the village of Wickham Bishops, following the old railway line which used to run to the west of the village

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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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