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Places

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Spend Halloween hunting down ghouls and ghosts in the county’s most haunted places and spaces. We pick 10 absolutely terrifying locations to visit this October.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

No one knows Essex better than the people of Essex; we asked where the prettiest places to live were, and you let us know. So, without further ado, here are the prettiest places, suggested by you

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

From weatherboarded beach huts to famous names treading the boards at the Summer Theatre, Frinton on Sea has an elegance that makes it stand out brightly as a seaside resort, says Petra Hornsby

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

From James Bond to Batman, Essex has been known to bask in a little Hollywood glitz. Here are 19 that have used our county’s incredible locations on the big screen

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Whether you’re looking for a memorable day trip or an impromptu weekend getaway, Essex is a perfect patchwork of all the little things we love about Britain. Proudly showcasing the charm of the county, we pick 13 towns you must visit when planning a trip to Essex

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Holidays

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

See London’s local side – in style

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Within London’s ever-changing zeitgeist, different neighbourhoods take turns to define the city’s cultural landscape. And there is no doubt that, right now, there is no more richly rewarding area in which to immerse oneself than the reinvigorated area of Bloomsbury

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Coffee and croissants in a buzzing local deli on a lazy Saturday morning give way to the sights and sounds of the weekend street market. A stroll through a secluded square leads to a chance find in a neighbourhood art gallery. A long lunch follows in an old, wooden-timbered pub before a wander through a centuries-old churchyard and a scour of the blue badges showcasing famous former residents. Finally, a spot of retail therapy across a clutch of smart boutiques then it’s back to unload and unwind in the sanctuary of your chic hotel…. bliss.

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Events

Yesterday, 11:14

For those still figuring out how to spend your Friday through Sunday, we’ve rounded up 5 of Essex’s best things to do to ensure no second of your weekend is wasted

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Come along to the UK’s leading French property show which returns to Olympia London on 16-17 September

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The world famous Oktoberfest returns to Chelmsford’s Central Park after an amazing first year for a huge weekend of traditional Bavarian entertainment, food and drink

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Walks

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Enjoy a lovely stroll from the village of Steeple Bumpstead, through Moyn’s Park to the village of Birdbrook and back again | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Breath in the fresh air of spring with this countryside stroll around the charming landscape from Rickling Green at Quendon to the parish of Ugley

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Elizabeth Lee Reynolds takes a journey through Colchester’s past and explores how landmarks of today are demarcations of some of our country’s most famous moments in history

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