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Places

Tue, 10:59

Michael Foley is the author of Secret Brentwood, a book which highlights the fascinating collection of historical treasures that have helped make this town the vibrant place it is today. Here Michael shares some of the those treasures with Essex Life readers

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Tue, 09:34

Christmas in Essex has something for everyone with an irresistible combination of modern and traditional. Here are 21 reasons why Essex is the best place to spend your Christmas

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Essex is home to some of the most stunning vistas in the UK. From the estuary of River Thames to the North Sea coastline, the county’s scenery is a diverse patchwork of stunning sea views, ancient architecture and vibrant gardens. We pick 9 of our favourites

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

When winter comes and a frost settles all over our county’s prettiest locations, you’re presented with so many fantastic photographic opportunities. Here are 19 times Essex was prettier than a Christmas card

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Are you stuck for things to do this winter? Essex is home to some truly magical places perfect for a family day out or a special event to get you feeling festive. Here are 9 locations you have to visit this season.

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Events

Mon, 13:09

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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Friday, October 12, 2018

Over the October half term Essex will be filled with spooky events that’ll be sure to put you in the ideal mood for Halloween. Here are 15 great places for kids and adults alike

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

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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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Here’s our guide to the festive markets in Essex that’ll get you in the mood for Christmas. These 20 Christmas markets are perfect for finding fun stocking fillers, unique presents and foodie treats

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Laura Davey highlights some of the top Essex attractions as the county’s unique history is put on show as part of the Heritage Open Days festival this month

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Walks

Tue, 10:33

Take a stroll around the attractive village of Colne Engaine following part of the River Colne from where the village gets its name | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Laurie Page of the Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council shares with us this beautiful six-mile walk around Bradwell’s stunning coastal delights

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

This walk from the town of Bures on the Essex and Suffolk border leads you through the Essex countryside to the little villages of Alphamstone and Lamarsh | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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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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