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Places

Monday, September 11, 2017

From scenic countryside to fresh sea air, Essex has so many lovely places you have to visit. Here are 10 of our favourite places to visit from every corner of the county.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Why do we love Colchester? Maybe because of its rich, interesting history or maybe it’s the vibrant and modern culture, the list is almost endless

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Across Essex our towns and villages’ streets are brimming with attractive, historical intrigue. In no particular order, these are 9 amazing ones you need to explore.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Once home to the White Canons and much later to a library of antique books, Beeleigh Abbey has a history worth reading about, as Hannah Salisbury from the Essex Record Office reveals

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The rambling gardens at Ingatestone Hall are gradually being reclaimed and planted by the Petre family. Philippa Pearson learns more about how the restored gardens are being developed

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Events

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The weekend will be here before you know it so here’s 5 things to do in Essex that will help make it great.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

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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Walks

Friday, September 22, 2017

As the greens of summer give way to the browns and oranges of autumn, there’s no better time to go and explore Essex’s wonderful woodland. Here are 9 you should try

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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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Wildlife

Monday, September 11, 2017

Essex is densely packed with wildlife: from nature and bird reserves to reservoirs and woodlands, we have picked some amazing wildlife spots in Essex

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Monday, August 21, 2017

The ancient town of Maldon is rich in history and most of it derives from its position on the Blackwater Estuary. Like many waterways, the estuary is facing the challenges of pollution, but Petra Hornsby speaks to someone prepared to take on the challenge

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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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