• Romantic Weekend Getaways in Essex

    Romantic Weekend Getaways in Essex

    There are many great locations in Essex that serve as the perfect romantic weekend break, whether you’re looking to escape to the countryside or explore new towns and cities. Plan your romantic break in Essex today.

  • Snowdrops in Essex

    Where to see Snowdrops in Essex

    Snowdrop season takes place each year between January and March, and these beautiful white flowers can be found blooming in several spots across Essex. Head out to one of the following places to catch a glimpse of snowdrops in Essex.

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    Great Date Ideas to do in Essex

    If you’ve got a date night coming up and need some inspiration on how to spend some quality time with your partner – whether you’re going on three months or 5 years together – we’ve got some great date ideas in Essex for you.

  • The Best Winter Walks in Essex

    The Best Winter Walks in Essex

    Looking for some new walks in Essex to explore this winter? Whether you're looking for a new dog walk, something along the coast, or a walk that includes a stop at a nice pub for a spot of lunch, Essex has an array of beautiful walks to suit all abilities. 

  • Essex Christmas Gift Guide 2023
    In Christmas

    Essex Christmas Gift Guide 2023

    Looking for the perfect Christmas gift ideas for 2023? Read our list of amazing gifts, such as memerships, annual passes and more, from Essex businesses. 

  • Countryside Staycations in Essex

    Countryside Staycations in Essex

    Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy a relaxing weekend away, whether it’s with friends, family, your partner, or just for some much needed ‘me time’! Read on for some of our favourite countryside staycations in Essex.

  • Father Christmas at Colchester Zoo

    Santa Experiences in Essex 2023

    Christmas in Essex is always magical, with lots of great events taking place across the county. Read on for our list of Santa’s Grotto experiences in Essex this year.

  • Spooky Events in Essex for Halloween 2023
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    Spooky Events in Essex for Halloween 2023

    Spooky season is nearly here! With Halloween fast approaching, we thought we’d help you out by putting together a list of Halloween and October half-term activities to do in Essex. 

  • Essex Big Weekend 2023

    Essex Big Weekend – Ballot Now Open!

    The ballot is now open for the Essex Big Weekend! To be in with a chance to receive FREE tickets to a range of experiences and attractions across Essex.

  • Smoke & Fire Festival, Maldon
    In Events

    8 Fun Bank Holiday Activities in Essex

    Low on bank holiday ideas for this upcoming weekend? To help you out, we’ve put together a list of our top ten things to do in Essex this bank holiday – read on for more!

  • Tollesbury Marshes from the air

    Top 10 Secret Essex Locations

    We’re spilling the beans on some of the most unique destinations in Essex. Follow in the footsteps of a local and explore our hidden gems.

  • Mersea Island

    Top 10 Most Photogenic Spots

    From castles to gardens to the abundance of coastline and wildlife, Essex is full of beauty spots, perfect for capturing on camera.

  • Travel by train

    Top 5 Places to Visit by Train

    Looking for destinations you can reach via train, we have five great suggestions for you in Essex.

  • Dog at Sun Inn Dedham

    Top Dog Friendly Stays

    The Essex countryside is perfect for your pooch to run wild! With so many walks to choose from, lots to see on the way, and safe havens to return to, your four-legged friend will be spoilt rotten on a break in Essex. 

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    Top 5 Father’s Day Ideas

    Father’s Day, 18th June 2023, is fast approaching. Tired of getting the same old beers and chocolate? Read on to become the favourite child..!

  • Top 5 Epic Stag Do Ideas

    Top 5 Epic Stag Do Ideas

    With experiences you’ll never forget and places to stay perfect for a lad’s holiday, choose Essex and make it THE best stag party.

  • Hen Do Ideas in Essex

    Hen Do Ideas in Essex

    Have you been tasked with planning a hen do and wondering where to start? Check out our most unique hen party ideas to make the event extra special.

  • Couple entering Electric Palace Cinema

    Date Ideas in Essex

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

  • woman receiving chocolate pamper session

    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. 

  • Picnic sites

    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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