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  • Discover EssexThe county that has a bit of everything for everyone
  • Things to do in EssexEssex is jam-packed with things to do and places to visit
  • Places to stay in EssexSomething to cater for all levels of comfort and budget
  • Essex events calendarOur events calendar is packed full with things to do in Essex

Discover and explore Essex with the Essex Tourist Guide


Located in the south east of England, bordering Cambridgeshire and Suffolk to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south, and within easy access of London to the south-west, the uniquely English county of Essex has so much to offer the discerning traveller who wants to take in the sights and ambience of Britain, arguably at their best. In many ways, the popular county of Essex sums up all that is appealing about British culture, past and present.


  • Culinary EssexDiscover the culinary side of Essex
  • Historical EssexDiscover the historical side of Essex
  • Towns & villagesExplore the towns and villages of Essex

Discover Essex

Be it a family day out, a romantic excursion, an adventurous getaway from the fast-paced city life, or just a weekend break to find tranquil earthly heavens, Essex has a bit of everything for everyone ...


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  • ActivitiesA wide range of fun activities awaits
  • AttractionsPlaces to visit and must see attractions
  • Whats onYour what's on guide to events in Essex

Things to do in Essex

Jam-packed with things to do and places to see, the hardest part of planning your visit to Essex will be deciding what to do first. If action and adventure is your game, there's a long list of activities and events to get your pulse racing ...


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  • Bed & breakfastYou'll find all tastes catered for
  • HotelsEssex offers a tempting array of hotels
  • Self-cateringFlexibility and greater freedom of choice

Places to stay in Essex

The accommodation options in Essex are very diverse, with something to cater for all levels of comfort and budget. Whether it be a luxury hotel, guesthouse, B&B, holiday park or campsite, Essex Tourist Guide can help you find the accommodation to suit your needs ...


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Upcoming events

08/07/2017 - 08/10/2017
Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
08/07/2017 - 14/09/2017
The View
23/07/2017 - 26/07/2017
Royal Gunpowder Mills
12:00 - 18:00
Abridge Village Hall
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017
Chatham Green
08:00 - 14:30
Burnham on Crouch High Street


Recently added events

11:00 - 13:00
Audley End Miniature Railway and Enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk
11:00 - 15:00
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
31/07/2017 - 12/08/2017
Meadows Shopping Centre
11:00 - 16:00
intu Lakeside
12:00 - 18:00
Abridge Village Hall
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa


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