Essex Travel Guide

Articles about Essex

By Dominique Browning
It is a cold, raw morning; a dusting of snow and ice crackles underfoot. My fingers are numb. The damp air seeps into my gloves and manages to get through my heavy boots as well. The sky is leaden. But all along the path I am following are elegant...
By Farhad Heydari
Just when it seemed like the English countryside couldn’t be more appealing, a trio of properties (all within an hour’s drive of London) is opening to lure the most discerning of travelers. Situated on 240 acres near Ascot, the Dorchester Collecti...
Anglophiles with a need for speed can now explore the English countryside behind the wheel of a classic sports car. Rambling Roadsters (Old Rectory, Colne Engaine, Essex; 44-1787/223-291;, a motor-tour company with a fl...

Restaurants in Essex

Stop for steamed mussels or sesame-crusted yellowfin tuna in wild-berry sauce.

Things to do in Essex

The ferry has operated continuously since 1756.