Explore the Essex countryside on your bike
Forget the traffic and forget the noise. The gently rolling landscape of Essex is best explored by bike.
In the footsteps of a great artist
Leave your car behind and take in the countryside that inspired Constable to paint his masterpieces.
Fun at the seaside - bring your bucket and spade
Explore the 350 miles of Essex coastline where you'll find fantastic Blue Flag beaches and secluded coves.
Inspired by vast East Anglian skies
Generations of artists have been inspired by the rustic idylls beneath the vast East Anglian skies. Many have been drawn to the Essex coast and countryside for its exquisite light and end-of-the-earth atmosphere.
Dip into our history
Step inside and discover how Essex has been influenced by many European cultures, from Romans to Saxons to Normans.