Basildon is a new town located in South Essex. This area of Essex is incredibly beautiful, and has a perfect mix of town and country living.
The Motorboat Museum is a must if your a boat enthusiast, it traces the history of boats with an exhibition that includes a few record breakers, preserved in peak condition.
It’s a well-known fact that the British love to shop, and in the county of Essex you’re never far from a shopping emporium, waiting to help you part with your cash. The Eastgate Shopping Centre is easily one of the largest in the country, and had people flocking from all over Europe when it was first built.
For a cheaper attraction, visit one of the many parks the area. The Wat Tyler Country Park is not only home to the Motorboat Museum, but also has a marina, miniature railway, bird hides and play areas for children, perfect for a family outing.
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