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5 Hidden Gems in Rural Essex Travel 

5 Hidden Gems in Rural Essex

A House for Essex A House for Essex was designed by artist Grayson Perry and the FAT architecture firm in 2015 in a small village near Manningtree. It has been nicknamed ‘The Taj Mahal on the river Stour’ and tells a fictional story of a local woman, called Julie, whose husband had the house built as a shrine on her death. The house is full of art work, depicting the fictional story of Julie. Back in 2015, the house was open for people to stay in, but in a ballot…

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