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Our secret weapon, Essex, a fabulous county for holidays!

One of the country’s best kept secrets… Essex has so much to offer and is so close to London!  Hop on the train and be in the most gorgeous countryside in less than an hour.  With historic houses such as Audley End House & Gardens in Saffron Walden, Colchester Castle and the RHS Garden at Hyde Hall, Essex has plenty of hidden gems.

The Castle in Colchester dates back to Norman times

The Castle in Colchester dates back to Norman times

If you love a bit of action, then cycling through Constable Country and stopping off at Dedham Vale where John Constable painted some of his most famous works of art, would be a dream trip.  We have some fabulous country cottages in Essex which are also pet friendly.

Constable Country is idyllic

Constable Country is idyllic

If you love wildlife, you can take a boat from Burnham-on-Crouch to Wallasea Island where one of the largest wetland reserves in Europe is in the process of being created.

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Essex really has a fabulous coastline

 

The River Crouch is close enough to the North Sea to be tidal which means there’s a rich diversity of wildlife.

We have some wonderful country cottages in Essex, perfect for exploring this wonderful county.  Apart from the sweeping panoramas, big skies and far reaching views, there are hundreds of miles of coastline, some lovely beaches and interesting marshland.  With beautiful countryside and great access to London, taking one of our country cottages in Essex means you get the best of both worlds!

Great landscapes

Great landscapes

The gently rolling farmland and constantly changing vistas make this county a wonderful area to visit.   Our country cottages in Essex provide a superb base for a great holiday location, so have a look at our website to find one that suits you!

You can see for miles in Essex

You can see for miles in Essex

With lovely farmland and beautiful medieval villages, Essex is well worth a visit, and a stay in one of our country cottages will make the holiday one to remember.  You could even take you dog, the countryside is criss crossed with hundreds of footpaths, ideal for a lovely walk with your favourite friend.

Lovely to be able to bring your dog on holiday

Lovely to be able to bring your dog on holiday

A fabulous country house, perfect for a great holiday in the beautiful countryside of the Essex

 

 

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