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Town Centre, Mistley, Essex, CO11 1, www.essex-sunshine-coast.org.uk
Small riverside town, noted for its swans.
Newport Village, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3TR
Newport has a lively community, and has roots going back over 250,000 years. Newport was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086 – the name means New Town, with ‘port’ being the Saxon name for Market.
North Fambridge, Essex, CM3
Old Leigh Town, High Street, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2EN, Tel: 01702 716288, Email
Pier Hill, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2EQ
Where the High Street meets the Sea. With spectacular views of the estuary and beautifully landscaped gardens, Pier Hill is host to a variety of events all year round. Visit our what's on section for more details.
Purleigh, Essex, CM3
Quendon, Essex, CB11 3XN
Town Centre, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7, www.rochford.gov.uk
Rayleigh is a market town which has retained much of its traditional character. Rayleigh Windmill (built 1809), an 18th C. octagonal Dutch cotttage and Holy Trinity Church are the three most famous landmarks.
Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3YG
Town Centre, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1HA, www.rochford.gov.uk
Medieval market town, with a chequered and fascinating past. Instead of a High Street, Rochford contains one of the few remaining town cross patterns in England, comprising North, South, East and West Streets.
Rowhedge, Essex, CO5 7ES, www.rowhedge.com
Rowhedge is a small village some two and half miles east of Colchester on the banks of the River Colne.
Town Centre, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1, www.visitsaffronwalden.gov.uk
Ancient market town, which takes its name from the Saffron Crocus which grew here in the 16th C.
Sewards End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10
Nr Halstead, Essex, CO9 3NT, www.siblehedinghampc.org.uk
There are many interesting and historical places to visit in and around Sible Hedingham for the tourist including Alderford Watermill, Broakes wood is owned by the Forestry Commission and is on the outskirts of the village.
Town Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2, www.visitsouthend.co.uk
Bright, vibrant and exciting - Southend offers a glorious seven mile stretch of coastline.
Southminster, Essex, CM0
St Lawrence, Essex, CM0
Town Centre, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8, www.uttlesford.gov.uk
Best known for the UK's third busiest airport, this small historic town dates from Saxon times.
Town Centre, Stock, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9
Stock is a village and civil parish in south Essex. It is south of the county City of Chelmsford. The main attractions in the village include the Iconic Stock windmill and Greenwoods Spa and Hotel.
Stow Maries, Essex, CM3
Stow Maries is a small village outside of Maldon which houses Stow Maries WW1 Aerdrome, the only surviving World War 1 aerodrome in the world. It is also rich with wildlife and wildlife photography sessions can be booked.
Town Centre, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2, www.thaxted.co.uk
Thaxted is a beautiful small town in open countryside halfway between Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow.
St Nicholas Church, Tillingham, Southminster, Essex, CMO 7
Town Centre, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0, www.visitcolchester.co.uk
Best known for its production of jam, this little town is surrounded by orchards.