Forget the clichés and instead discover the beautiful countryside and coastline as you explore the undulating Essex landscape.

That’s exactly what Sybilla Hart and her family did and now you can read all about their experiences, as well as enjoying some beautiful imagery of the area.

Sybilla writes for the Country and Town House website and you can read about the award-winning Le Talbooth restaurant’s romantic location on the River Stour, find out more about the informal milsoms in Dedham or uncover the glamour of The Pier in Harwich.

To read the full article, please click here.

+ Sue Bunting

Fri 9 Jan 2015, Milsom Hotels