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Walks

  • Hidden coves: the local beachy boltholes

    So you’ve checked out Frinton’s candy-striped beach huts and ripped through Southend seafront with a toddler (and toffee apple) in tow. Now where? Here’s our inside-track on the county’s more secluded shores

  • Discover Essex’s most scenic waterside walks

    If the idea of a park picnic leaves you cold and another trip to the beach bores you, it's time to explore the patchwork of picturesque waterways Essex is renowned for. From languid strolls along tumbling streams to full-on river safaris, here's some of the region's most immersing routes

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Fun Finder

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Essex

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