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GLOUCESTERPARK

Basildon was originally a small rural village, whose cottages clustered around the 14th C. Holy…

Chipping Ongar sign

Listed buildings line Chipping Ongar high street, whilst the church incorporates Roman bricks.…

Coggeshall

Eight miles to the east of Braintree lies Coggeshall a lovely little 'olde worlde' town with a lot…

Manningtree Swans

Manningtree, in the Tendring District, is one of the smallest towns in England and is located close…

Rayleigh Clock

Rayleigh is an historic market town and is the main centre of population in the Rochford District. …

Paglesham

Paglesham is located in the east of Rochford District and is divided into the two hamlets of East…

St Peter's Church, Canewdon

Located in the Rochford district and approximately four miles from the town of Rochford, Canewdon…

Bedfords Park Visitor centre

The Nature Discovery Centre is situated in 215 acres of historic parkland. Walk, explore and…

Witham Town Sign

Witham is located in the very heart of Essex and is situated between Chelmsford and Colchester and…

Westcliff-on-Sea

Westcliff-on-Sea is a seaside suburb neighbouring Southend-on-Sea with views overlooking the Thames…

Chigborough Lakes

An area of worked-out flooded gravel pits to the north of the River Blackwater. It has a variety of…

Butterfly Maldon wick meadow

This 15 acre reserve consists of 1.5 miles of the former Maldon-Woodham Ferrers railway line, most…

Blue House Farm

Blue House Farm was bought by the Essex Wildlife Trust in 1998 with support from the Heritage…

Stock Windmill

Stock is a village and civil parish in south Essex and is near Chelmsford. The village features…

Danbury Cathedral

Danbury is a large village built on the site of an Iron Age fort. Situated close to the Chelmsford…

View of village and church from fields

Located near Saffron Walden, Newport is a large village in the Uttlesford District. First mentioned…

Tillingham Church

Based in the Maldon district, Tillingham is a small village in the Dengie Peninsula and is…

Ingatestone Hall

Ingatestone is a village in Essex located between Brentwood and Chelmsford. Ingatestone is situated…

Wickham Bishops

Wickham Bishops is a village and civil parish in the Maldon district. Situated between Maldon and…

Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. The village is on the Dengie…

Bluebells in wood

This 50 acre reserve is just below the crest of the Great Totham Ridge and includes 23 acres of…

Maldon from St Lawrence Evening Sky

St. Lawrence is a parish in the Maldon district and is in the Dengie peninsula. Situated on the…

Latchingdon fields

Latchingdon is a village in the Dengie Peninsula and mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086. The…

Heybridge Basin

Heybridge is adjacent to Maldon, near the River Blackwater and was mentioned in the Domesday book…

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