Category Archives: Recent Features

Rainham Hall

The last time Rainham Village was in the county of Essex was 1934. That was the year it became part of Hornchurch urban District Council,…

Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend

We were able to visit the free Beecroft Gallery in December 2015 in it’s new home in the old central library. The library has now…

Southend Central Museum

Southend Central Museum is a free museum housed in a typically impressive Victorian building, designed to show off local civic pride and impress visitors. It…

Southchurch Hall

In December 2015 we visited Southchurch Hall in Southend on Sea. It’s a lovely little free museum, and well worth a visit. Southchurch is Grade…

Prittlewell Priory

We visited Southend Prittlewell Priory for the first time in December 2015, and were most impressed. The Priory was originally founded by Clunic Monks of…

Winter Walks in Essex – Tollesbury

We recently launched our Essex Coast listing, which lists 32 coastal towns and villages in Essex. We took a broad definition of ‘coast’ and included…

The Nursery at Audley End House

I’ve been visiting Audley End House since I was a child – my first trip was with my Primary School. One of my most memorable…