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

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The Collection


Maison Talbooth

01206 322367

A luxury boutique hotel in Essex, looking out across Constable’s Countryside and Dedham Vale.

  • 12 uniquely designed bedrooms
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • The Treatment Rooms day spa

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Le Talbooth

01206 323150

Great food and great service at this stunning restaurant beside the River Stour.

  • Riverside terrace and lawn
  • Outdoor marquee perfect for weddings
  • Private dining options available

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The Pier

01255 241212

Visit our hotel and restaurants by the coast for something a little different.

  • 14 individual bedrooms
  • All-day dining in the bar brasserie
  • Fresh sea food caught daily

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Milsoms

01206 322795

Escape from the bustle and relax at this charming hotel with bar, restaurant, lounge and terrace.

  • 15 quiet and relaxing bedrooms
  • Bar and restaurant with all-day dining
  • Two great spaces for meetings or private dining

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Kesgrave Hall

01473 333741

Charming hotel and restaurant set in beautiful grounds in the heart of Suffolk.

  • 23 en-suite bedrooms
  • Relaxed brasserie – open all day
  • Premier event venue The Hangar

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