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Essex is a county of gently rolling countryside and winding lanes. It has England's oldest recorded town, the largest Norman Keep ever built, the largest surviving Roman gateway in Britain, a wealth of fine Medieval buildings, a 1300 year old Saxon chapel, an amazing variety of churches and Dedham Vale - home of John Constable.

Epping Forest is one of Europe's oldest forests and is one of Britain's largest. It was once a vast hunting reserve for Saxon, Norman and Tudor kings. The forest is about 11 miles long by about 1.5 miles at its widest point and contains some of the oldest trees in Europe.

The ancient Royal Charter Town of Maldon is situated on the River Blackwater. This was an early Saxon settlement and in the year 991 the famous Battle of Maldon took place between the Saxons and the Vikings.

Comments for Essex, Great Britain
Further information & pictures:   Colchester (including Layer Marney & Tiptree)
Constable Country (Dedham Vale & Flatford Mill)
Braintree and Bocking
Saffron Walden
Castle Hedingham
The Bardfields
Maldon (including Langford)
Essex Coast and Marshes
Epping Forest
Waltham Abbey

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Colchester Museums
Colchester Zoo
Hedingham Castle
Colne Valley Railway
East Anglian Railway Museum
Mangapps Railway Museum
Museum of Power
Tiptree Jam
Sailing Barge Association
Thames Barges
Topsail Charters
Thames Sailing Barge Trust
Layer Marney Tower
Essex Records Archives
Essex Wildlife Trust
Beth Chatto Gardens
Waltham Abbey
Lea Valley Park
Epping and Ongar Railway - Heritage railway.
Dedham Art and Craft Centre
The Electric Palace - Harwich
Essex Country Parks including Cressing Temple, Hadleigh etc.
Barleylands Farm Park and Craft Village