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Places

Tue, 12:02

Hannah Salisbury from the Essex Record Office traces the ups and downs of St Osyth Priory, which takes its name from a ghostly walk by a saintly figure

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Tue, 11:23

Catching sight of the elusive snowdrop is a special feeling in the early months of a new year as this small flower signifies the beginning of spring and new life. Here are 10 of the best places in Essex to see them

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Whether you’re staying within the confines of Essex or straying out into Suffolk or Norfolk, these places are ideal for a short break that’s a short drive away

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Essex’s woodland is full of ancient secrets and varieties of wildlife you may have never seen before. We’ve picked 9 walks that give you the best look at these incredible environments

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

If you’re looking for a spontaneous weekend getaway with that special someone, Essex is the perfect place for a romantic break. Here are 10 of our favourite places

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Holidays

Thursday, February 1, 2018

If you are planning to get married in 2018 then Carbis Bay Hotel, Spa & Estate are offering you the chance to do it in style

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Join Arlene Phillips and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz and Janette on this exclusive 8-day river cruise along the Danube

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Events

Mon, 16:12

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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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Lovers of cheddar, mozzarella, raclette, gruyere or any other cheese you can think of will be gathering in Colchester’s Charter Hall on May 12

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Join Arlene Phillips and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz and Janette on this exclusive 8-day river cruise along the Danube

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The UK’s greatest celebration of France returns to Olympia London on 26-28 January

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Wherever you are across Essex you’re never too far away from a stunning firework display or an enormous bonfire to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night. We’ve rounded up 15 of our favourites for you to try this November

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Walks

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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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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