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UK Holiday Guide - Guide to Essex in England

Holiday Guide to Accommodation and Attractions in Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England. The county town is Chelmsford The main airport in Essex is London Stansted Airport, serving destinations in Europe and North America. The port of Tilbury is one of Britain's three major ports, while the port of Harwich links the county to the Hook of Holland and Esbjerg

Clacton has a pleasure pier, arcades, a golf course, caravan parks and an airfield. The town and its beaches are still popular with tourists in the summer

Colchester is Britainís oldest recorded town, with a colourful history dating back over two thousand years. Itís a history you can share by visiting the townís award-winning museums where you can see collections of international importance

Some of the main attractions of the county include

Arena Essex Raceway
Audley End
Colchester Castle
Colne Valley Railway
East Anglian Railway Museum
Epping Forest
Harlow New Town
Hedingham Castle
Mangapps Railway Museum
St Peter-on-the-Wall
Waltham Abbey
Colchester Zoo
Southend Pier

Other useful links in Essex

Essex County Council
Community website for Clacton-on-Sea
Chelmsford Borough Council
Southend on Sea Borough Council
Visit Colchester

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