- The coast (Southend-on-Sea or Clacton-on-Sea)
- Constable Country
Population: 156,000; 37 miles (60 kilometres) north-east of London (30 minutes by rail, 1 hour by coach).
The county town of Essex, Chelmsford is a pleasant town in an attractive rural area with many pretty villages.
It has good shopping and sports facilities and is very conveniently situated for visits to London and Cambridge.