Places

Mon, 12:07

Of all Britain’s coastal counties, Essex can surely claim to be one of the best. With more than 350 miles of shoreline to choose from, the Essex coast is very much what you make of it, so even on those days when you’re planning a little run out to the seaside and want more than just the beach, Essex has the answer

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Friday, May 29, 2020

The Romans knew a good thing when they saw it, and they say Mersea Island as a very good thing. Perhaps that’s why there is so much to celebrate even today on this special island | Words: Petra Hornsby - Photos: Chrissie Westgate and VisitEssex

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

The beautiful Wivenhoe House has been closed for almost two months, with not a guest in sight

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

James Merriott continues his watercolour tour of the county with a trip close to home that inspires thoughts of places further afield

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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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Events

Mon, 13:06

Now that we’re able to travel a little further afield, each week we will be featuring a selection of walks, things to do or places to visit in Essex - all of which will adhere to social distancing guidelines of course!

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t get your much needed Arts fix. You can now enjoy the magic of theatre from the small screen!

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Essex Life magazine has five sets of family tickets to give away for the Suffolk Show

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Join Moorcroft for the launch of the ‘Re-imagining Wordsworth’ collection in the picturesque medieval market town of Thaxted, with its famous Guildhall, magnificent Church and restored windmill

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Walks

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The area around Alphamstone is a rather hilly part of Essex, but the ups and downs of this walk provide some lovely views of the Essex countryside | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Take the chance to enjoy a summer stroll around the village of Wickham Bishops, following the old railway line which used to run to the west of the village | Words and pictures by Laurie Page of the Public Rights of Way team at Essex County Council

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Friday, May 29, 2020

If you like a get-away-from-it-all ramble, this mid Essex walk provides a quiet route from the little village of White Notley to Fairstead and back again | Words and pictures by Laurie Page of the Public Rights of Way team at Essex County Council

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Visit untouched villages, wide open farmland, peaceful woodland and follow Essex’s rivers with our pick of brilliant countryside walks

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

This rural walk in and around the village of Margaretting follows footpaths and bridleways across a railway line and joins the Essex Trail of St Peters Way | Words and photos: Laurie Page Public Rights of Way Team at Essex County Council

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Wildlife

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Until her untimely death at the end of 2019, Bella D’Arcy Reed was the writer in residemce at the Essex Gardens Trust. Before her passing, she was compiling a feature on the role of the trust in protecting the county’s green spaces and Essex Life is privileged to share her words

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures

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