Welcome to Essex

Essex is a real county of contrasts offering a rich tapestry of everything that makes Britain great. There are plenty of events for the whole family to enjoy throughout the year, from fairs and festivals to concerts and theatre, and some of the freshest, finest food available, whether it’s fish and chips by the sea, or a gourmet dinner in luxurious surroundings. Discover a wonderful collection of old and new, as Essex manages to combine ancient and modern, fascinating towns and villages and ever-changing coastlines to create the perfect day trip or short break.

Now plan your perfect Essex getaway...