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  • What’s on in Essex this August?

    The social calendar’s full and celebrating summer! From sunset theatre and street festivals to chilled vibes in the vines, here’s what’s on locally this month.

  • Best pick your own farms in Essex

    It’s peak PYO season, so grab your straw hat and wicker basket, and take your pick from this bunch of fruity farmsteads.

  • Stuff to do for kids of all ages this summer

    Summer holidays looming? Don't sweat it! From little ankle-biters to tricksy teens, we know exactly what to do with the kids in Essex this summer, and (spoiler alert) it doesn't involve screens.

  • Where to get your water sports fix this summer

    When the heat’s on, it’s time to hit the water. Keen to take the plunge and try something new? Here's some of the county’s best hobbies to dive straight into…

  • What’s on in Essex: July 2021

    Oh joy, July’s here and we are so ready for it! From fresh new festivals and sizzlin’ theatre shows to outrageous comedy and al fresco cinema, here’s the lowdown on what’s going on this month…

  • 27 of the best beaches in East Anglia

    Oh, we do like to be by the seaside! Looking ahead to the summer, get some trips in the diary with our bumper guide to the best beaches along the East Anglian coast.

  • Shh… Essex’s secret picnic spots

    Summer's here, so pack your Scotch eggs and lashings of ginger beer, and head to one of these beauty spots for lunch al fresco without the crowds.

  • What’s on locally this half term? We know!

    The holidays are looming yet again, but panic not. We’ve rounded up 20 of the most brilliant things going on in Essex this half term – just add kids

  • 8 amazing coastal walks across the county

    Fancy stretching your legs and filling your lungs with fresh sea air? Then stroll on over to Muddy’s definitive guide to the best coastal walks across Essex.

  • 6 of the best waterside walks in Essex

    Can’t book a waterside pub for love nor money? Muddy to the rescue with six of our county’s most scenic waterside walks – just grab a picnic, a blanket and head on out!

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