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Thaxted may be a place that treasures its history, but it is also a place that refuses to stand still. Petra Hornsby reveals the plans for the future that aim to protect Thaxted’s precious past

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Us Brits jump at the chance to grab a blanket and a basket of food and head for somewhere peaceful for an afternoon spent eating, drinking, strolling and exploring. We’ve picked 9 of the best spots in Essex for a walk and a picnic

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What’s not to like about the month of May? The long months of summer stretch out before us in expectation, plus there are two Bank Holidays to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. Essex Life helps you make the most of this special time with some great ideas for top family days out in the county

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If you’re looking for some cracking deals at some of Essex’s top hotels and spas then look no further!

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Lots of the towns and villages in Essex have fascinating histories and beautiful buildings making them wonderful places to live. We pick ten of the prettiest places to live in this round-up sponsored by Essex & Suffolk Water

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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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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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Holly Eells brings together 30 weird and wonderful ideas on how to make the most of the Easter break

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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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Can you distinguish your Colchesters from your Canterburys and your Margates from your Merseas? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of Essex and Kent!

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He may have appeared in Disney Hollywood blockbusters and be instantly recognisable from a generational award-winning comedy series, but it seems the project that gives Mackenzie Crook the greatest satisfaction can be found in a field, deep in the Essex countryside, discovers Danny Bowman

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Ad Feature: Wivenhoe House general manager reports ongoing success

Thursday, March 1, 2018

As the trend for investing in personal experiences over consumer goods continues to grow, general manager of Wivenhoe House hotel Oliver Brown is reporting continued success for the four-star luxury hotel just outside Colchester

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The turbulent history of St Osyth Priory

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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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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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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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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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Romantic breaks in Essex

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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If you’re planning a weekend trip to Essex this handy article will be perfect when you’re looking for things to do. Here’s our comprehensive list of 9 things to do in Essex

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Ad Feature: 10 of the best wedding venues in Essex

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

When planning your big day in Essex you’re absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to magical wedding venues. Here are 10 places from around the county you should consider

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From woodlands and nature reserves to Dedham Vale, we pick 9 perfect places for countryside walks plus some of the best cosy pubs along the way

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