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Places

Tue, 16:24

Mersea Island is under threat from the very waters that make it one of the county’s most treasured locations for residents and visitors. Petra Hornsby finds out more about plans being put in place to save it

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Tue, 10:49

Whatever you fancy doing this summer, there will be a location in Essex providing just what you’re after. Here are 9 places for a cracking summer day out

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Tue, 10:31

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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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

New research by TotallyMoney suggests Essex is one of the best counties for London commuter hotspots. Based on average house price, length of commute by train and the cost of an annual train ticket these are the best commuter towns in Essex

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Tuesday, June 5, 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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Holidays

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

We’ve teamed up with The Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth, Cornwall to offer one lucky prize winner a luxury stay for two people

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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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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, 15:25

We have teamed up with Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to offer a winner and guest the chance to tour the race fleet and meet race crew

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Mon, 14:33

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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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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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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Walks

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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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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