Attractions essex sightseeing guides

Guide to essex
Guide to essex

Interesting places and facts about the city essex in Great Britain

The famous Essex County is located in the south-east of England. One of the largest settlements in England rich in attractions has an interesting history. It consists of four cities with a population of more than a hundred thousand people such as Chilmsford, Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Basildon. The county is divided into 14 districts. The well-developed service sector and agriculture make the city attractive to tourists. The magnificent buildings, museums, beautiful landscapes and parks with shady paths allow to spend an unforgettable vacation here. For tourists, there are all sorts of entertainment, suitable for people with different interests. The county offers travelers both its historic buildings and modern shopping malls along with entertainment centers, public gardens and parks. A culture and art are widely represented here.

Interesting local attractions

The ruins of Hadleigh Castle are considered one of the oldest buildings. The construction of the castle dates back to the 13-th century. Hadleigh Castle was repeatedly transformed and rebuilt acquiring its special atmosphere and a time reflection. Today, it is open for visitors.
The magnificent church located in the county will attract your attention with its beautiful strict appearance. Here you can also notice the magnificent architectural features and amazing religious images. Greensted Church is one of the oldest wooden buildings. Church services are still held here. Prittlewell Priory was also reconstructed several times, and today numerous exhibitions worth visiting are carried out here.
Visit the Colchester Zoo with your children. There are a lot of unusual exotic animals. Zoo occupies a lot of space, so you may spend the whole day enjoying its natural riches. Here you can have a picnic, and a pleasant atmosphere will make walking more enjoyable. Audley End Miniature Railway decorated especially for children brings joy both to adults and kids. Have a great time traveling like in a fairy tale. Stay & Play Indoor Children's Play Centre is known for numerous kiddie rides and fantastic performances. A special program and interesting contests can help you have fun together. Visit the Sea Life Adventure aquarium to see a variety of marine creatures and bright, attention-grabbing fishes. There is a sandy beach allowing adults and their children to have some rest.
Enjoy your trip to Essex with your friends or family visiting one of the many local restaurants, pubs, and coffee shops. Here you can find luxury and elite restaurants as well as more economical cozy coffee houses. The Three Colts pub will offer travelers excellent meals and a wide selection of drinks. Here you can eat, watch football or just relax with friends. There is quite a lot of people in the evenings.

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