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    Date Ideas in Essex

    Whether it’s the first date, weekly date night, Valentine’s Day celebrations or anniversary, we have you covered... 

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    Beat the January Blues

    Our eight suggestions to help you beat the January blues and give you something to look forward to; from relaxing in a spa to keep warm to places to visit for a warming hot chocolate. 

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    Top Picnic Spots in Essex

    As the summer has arrived, why not pack up your picnic basket and head out for a fun day in the sun? We’ve picked the top picnic spots in Essex to get you started.

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    10 Reasons why Essex is Better than Ever...

    Along with TOWIE, Visit Essex celebrates its 10th Birthday in 2020 so we are marking the occasion by looking back and highlighting some of the great developments in the county over the last decade.  Suffice to say, there is plenty to smile about!

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    Top 10 Free Things To Do

    Exploring the county of Essex doesn’t need to break the bank, we’ve lots of priceless and purse friendly ideas so that you can have great adventures, close to home.

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    Top 10 Beaches in Essex

    With over 350 miles of coastline and blue-flag status beaches, Essex has everything sun seekers could want. With sandy beaches and gently sloping shingle shorelines, Essex’s beaches are perfect for a day by the seaside for you and your little ones.

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    Top 10 Most Instagrammable Spots

    From castles to gardens to the abundance of coastline and wildlife, Essex is full of beautiful spots, perfect for capturing an Instagrammable photo.

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