A truly fascinating county, Essex it a wonderful mix of modern and history. Step through time and explore Roman Britain, Tudor forts, Norman keeps and Victorian country estates. With over 350 miles of coastline to explore, one of the longest of any county in England, Essex is a great location to book a cottage for a traditional seaside holiday made famous by towns such as Clacton, Frinton and Walton-on-the-Naze. For adrenaline fuelled sports, head to the Lee Valley White Water Centre and tackle the rapids. If its relaxation you’re after, then book a luxury cottage in Essex which is teeming with Spa’s and of course wonderful for shopping with its modern outlets and chic boutiques.