ESSEX television star Denise Van Outen has been sharing photos of a staycation holiday on Mersea.

The TV presenter took to Instagram to share a series of photos of her visit, capturing West Mersea's colourful beach huts. 

The star shared that she was staying at Park Holidays' West Mersea Holiday Park with her with fiancé Eddie Boxshall.

Pictures showed Denise enjoying a day out at a beach hut with a glass of drink. 

She also met up with fellow Essex star Lydia Bright to enjoy a seafood platter from The Company Shed. 

On Instagram she said: "You can't beat a mini break in the sunshine. 

"Loving West Mersea @ParkHolidays. Spending time with friends @lydiabright @melissabee72 and our little mini beach babe Loretta.

"Betsy beach hut we [love] you!"

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It is not the first time Denise has enjoyed a trip to Mersea. 

Back in June she visited to celebrate her 47th birthday. 

She visited the north Essex coast with fiancé Eddie Boxshall, who had organised a day of fun to celebrate her birthday.

They rented a beach hut from Cool Coastal Huts, enjoying the sunshine and the sights of the north Essex coast on Bank Holiday Sunday.