Essex is located in the South-East of England. It is a thriving UK County.

The Counties found on Essex borders include:

  • Suffolk
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Kent
  • London

The county town of Essex is Chelmsford.

The main airport is Stansted Airport and the main ports are Tilbury and Harwich.

The major roads in Essex include the M11, A12, A127, A120 and A13.

Essex County Cricket Club is based in the county town of Chelmsford and in 2017 won a County Championship title. The club has many loyal supporters.

You can find Colchester in Essex, importantly recognised as one of Britain’s oldest recorded towns. It occupies the site of Camulodunum which was the first Roman City in Roman Britain.

Colchester Zoo is home to 220 species of animals and covers over 60 acres it also has a registered charity status for Action in the Wild. a real tourist and educational attraction for adults and children alike. You can purchase annual passes for the zoo to spread the cost of your visits.

Amongst it’s famous residents you can find Lord Alan Sugar and Dame Maggie Smith.

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