Our Area Guides

Kirby-le-Soken is located in North East Essex near to Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze.  The name means "village by the church".  An agricultural and increasingly residential corner of the...
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Lawford Parish has grown rapidly to the boundaries of Manningtree and Lawford, Mistley and Manningtree are more and more often referred to as Manningtree.  As for housing, Lawford has been developed...
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Little Oakley Village is your gateway to the Hamford Nature reserve and is found to the Western outskirts of Harwich and Dovercourt.Sounded by working agricultural fields the village of Little...
Manningtree is the small market town found on the tidal Estaury of the River Stour.Being on the Eastern edge of Dedham Vale Manningtree is the gateway into the area of outstanding natural beauty...
pThe parish of Mistley is situated in the Tendring District of Northeast Essex beside the Stour estuary just to the West of Manningtree approximately 11 miles from Colchester. It is a pretty village...
Ramsey is a village found to the East of Harwich and it's parish includes Ramsey and Parkston on the B1352 road served by the close-by A120. The Village of Ramsey stretches from the sea to the...
St Osyth is an English village and civil parish in the Tendring District of north-east Essex, about 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Clacton-on-Sea and about 12 miles (19.3 km) south-east...
Stones Green is very much a small hamlet found to the South of Manningtree and to the North of Thorpe-le-Soken popular with those looking for rural and semi-rural living. Predominantly the housing...
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Stutton is a small village and a civil parish which is located approximately seven miles south of Ipswich in Suffolk. Situated on the Shotley Peninsular the village has two pubs - (The Kings Head,...
Tattingstone is a village in Suffolk on the Shotley peninsular about 5 miles south of Ipswich.Perhaps the most well-known feature of the village is Alton Water (or Alton Reservoir).  In the 1970s...
Tendring is a sprawling village that gives it's name to the entire Tendring District. The naming of the district was not because Tendring Village offered more importence than the neighbouring...
Thorpe-le-Soken's history can be traced back to Saxon times.There has been a manor house at Thorpe since about 1150.  Thorpe Hall was owned originally by the Leake family,  Later became the...
Thorington is a village in the Tendring district of Essex, between Colchester and Clacton-on-sea,  It lies 3 miles (5 km) east of Wivenhoe and 1.9 miles (3 km) north of Brightlingsea.At the...
Walton-on-the-Naze is a seaside town which attracts many visitors - the Naze being the main attraction - a peninsular north of the town.  It is important for migrating birds and has a small nature...
Weeley and Weeley Heath grew originally along the old main Road from Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea but in the 1990's the A133 was built along the edge of the village which diverted through traffic...