"Scenic England" Top 5 Page for this destination Essex by Bwana_Brown
Essex Travel Guide: 709 reviews and 1,389 photos
Our destination after leaving Greater London was a tiny village called Great Tey, a few miles outside of Colchester on England's southeastern coast. This community has been in existance for thousands of years, with archaeological evidence revealing Iron Age farms, a large Roman villa as well as both Saxon and Norman vestiges. The photo shows the premier building in the village, the St. Barnabus church dating from about 1150 in the Norman era. It is such a pleasure to enjoy the abundance of historic and visually appealing buildings and villages while touring England - truly amazing! While in Essex, we also enjoyed another very scenic area just below Cambridge, at Saffron Walden. For the next part of our trip after Essex, please check out my Suffolk page. Or, if you want to see how it all began, go to my Surrey page.
- Pros:It was Great to Drive Slowly Through the Countryside
- Cons:None - I was Happy
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