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What’s Happening in Essex?

An image of a stately home in Essex.

There’s plenty going on in the area of Essex and plenty to see. From the Colchester Castle to Hylands House in Chelmsford. In the latest post from Guideline Coaches Ltd, we discuss things to do in Essex and discover more about the area.


Known as Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester was the first city and capital in Roman Britain. A location steeped in history, the town dates back over 2000 years. Now seen as a thriving, modern town, Colchester is also home to family favourite Colchester zoo.

Home to picturesque villages and only a few minutes from the coast, you’re sure to always find great places to eat and drink, making Colchester the perfect location for a short visit or day trip.


Being the only city in Essex, you’ll never be short of things to do if you visit Chelmsford.

Whether you’re looking for a bit of T20 cricketing action, or would to immerse yourself in history at the Chelmsford Museum in Oaklands Park, there’s plenty to see and do.

What’s more, Chelmsford has plenty of shops if retail therapy is more your things, as well as a thriving nightlife.


Clacton-on-sea is full of traditional charm and home to the Clacton-on-sea airshow. Take yourself back in time for a fun day at out at the seaside, experience the fun of the fair or the award-winning seafront. Whether you’re going from a day or a mini break, you’re sure to find a wide variety of things for all the family to do.

Tours and Excursions

Here at Guideline Coaches Ltd, we have been providing a wide variety of tours and excursions. This year there are pick-up points will be from Bromley, Petts Wood and Orpington and we’ll be heading to various destinations across the UK. For more information regarding our ongoing tours and excursions, please get in touch. Call today on 01959 533 543 or get in touch via our online contact form.

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