Essex is a non-metropolitan county located in East of England. It is comprised of the following districts: Harlow, Epping Forest, Brentwood, Basildon, Castle Point, Rochford, Maldon, Chelmsford, Uttlesford, Colchester, Tendring, and Braintree.
Drenched in history, Essex is a fantastic holiday location. Especially in North Essex, which is a more rural setting than the south, the lovely landscapes compliment the town and villages in ways that make the scenes unforgettable. The beauty of North Essex can be sampled through the gardens, parks, and nature reserves that are available for visitors. The coast provides the equally splendid seascapes with small towns nestled off the beach. Thriving with wildlife and nature a peaceful holiday is waiting.
But if the fun energetic holiday is desired, North Essex can accommodate that as well. Boydell’s Farm in Wethersfield, Gosfield Lake Resort, Discover Centre and Country Park in Greak Notley, Archaeological Digs in Cressing Temple, and The Great Maize Maze are samples of what North Essex has to offer the active.
The appeal of the county is not only its beauty but the tourism industry thrives, enticing visitors to return. Because of the county’s dedication to tourism, The Essex Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2013 are being launched this year, celebrating those who have raised the bar.
By car, by train, by boat, by plane, Essex County has opened the doors to all travelers. National Express provides coaches regularly to the airport and also has routes to Birmingham and the North. National Rail, Greater Anglia, and Stansted Express all provide rail passage into Essex. Harwich International Port docks various sailing boats. And London City Airport is located just outside of Essex. Easily accessible no matter the preferred method of travel, Essex beckons tourists to come and delight in the history, the beauty, and the hospitality that North Essex has to offer.