North West Essex Ramblers promote walking and appreciation of the countryside. We organise a variety of local walks in the Braintree, Witham and Halstead area.

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New members are always welcome, and you are invited to join one of the walks listed on our programme below.

We are affiliated to the Ramblers' Association. http://www.ramblers.org.uk, and are also a group member of Essex Area Ramblers http://www.essexarearamblers.co.uk.

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DATE/LEADER

 

 

MAY  2018  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Tue 1st 10.00 am

Gwen & Ann

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

FORDHAM HEATH TO HILL HOUSE WOOD

Park in front of green on Heath Road.

Bring a snack or lunch if preferred.

 

Easy pace                                                                 5 miles

EXP 184

TL

943264

CO3 9TA

Sat 5th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

GREAT MAPLESTEAD via Audley End and Gestingthorpe.

Park in car park opposite school in Monks Road.

Picnic lunch                                                        12.25 miles

EXP 195

TL 808347

CO9 2FJ

Tue 8th 10.00 am

Gwen & Ann

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

WICKHAM BISHOPS

Park at village hall, Church Road.

Bring a snack or lunch if preferred.

 

Easy pace                                                              5-6 miles

EXP 183

TL

844124

CM8 3NL

Sat 19th





Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

ESSEX WAY SECTION 1

HARWICH TO MANNINGTREE (approx 14 miles) Park in Co-op car park, Riverside Avenue East for bus 103 at 9.37 am to Harwich.  Or

HARWICH TO BRADFIELD (approx 10 miles) Park in Heath Road for bus stop opposite Village Maid pub for bus 103 at 9.49 am to Harwich

WALK CANCELLED


 

Sun 20th 10.00 am

Ann S

01787 374454

07467 185478

BOXFORD

Park near church.

 

Picnic lunch                                                            10 miles

EXP 196

TL

962404

CO10 5DU

Tue 22nd 10.00 am

Val

01206 736950

07790 119654

TOLLESBURY  Meet Woodrolfe Road car park. 

Bring a snack or lunch at the Sailing Loft.

 

6-7 miles

EXP 184

TL

964107

CM9 8RY

FESTIVAL OF WALKS

Sat 26th 10.30 am

at Shoeburyness

led by South East Essex

Meet SHOEBURYNESS station.  Linear walk via coastal path Thorpe Bay, Southend and Leigh-on-Sea to Benfleet station.  Options for shorter routes during first 7 miles.  Cafés available.

                                                                   12 miles

EXP176

TQ

939850

SS3 9AW

Sun 27th 10.15 am

led by Chelmer & Blackwater

KELVEDON TO COGGESHALL Meet in pay and display car park in High Street. Circular walk.  Lunch at pubs or cafés in Coggeshall.                                                            10 miles

EXP 183

TL 862187

CO5 9AA

Tue 29th 10.15 am

led by Brentwood

KELVEDON HATCH  Meet at Eagle pub.  Figure of eight split evenly.  Lunch at Eagle pub. 

10 miles

EXP 175

TQ 570987

CM15 0AA

Wed 30th 10.00 am

led by Colchester

ABBERTON RESERVOIR  Meet at Visitor Centre, Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye.  Circular walk.  Lunch at the Peldon Plough. Leisurely pace                                            10 miles

EXP 184

TL 963177

CO2 0EU

Thu 31st 10.30 am

Long walk

THREE CIRCULAR WALKS FROM CHINGFORD

Meet Chingford BR station walking via Gilwell Park, Lea Valley, Epping Forest and High Beech. Park at Bury Road car park. Lunch at the Oak pub.                                                                                                                        11 miles

EXP 174

TQ

395948

E4 7QJ

Thu 31st 1.30 pm

Medium walk

Meet Chingford BR station.  Circular walk via Gilwell Park and Epping Forest.  Park at Bury Road car park.  

5 miles

EXP 174

TQ 395948

E4 7QJ

Thu 31st

Short walk

CHINGFORD Amble around Gilwell Park with commentary.  (see website nearer date for details)                       2-3 miles

EXP 174

ALL CHINGFORD WALKS to finish together for cream teas at URC, Buxton Road, E4

 

 

DATE/LEADER

 

 

JUNE  2018  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sat 2nd 8.10 am

Teresa

07505 063108

COLNE VALLEY PATH (1) - GREAT YELDHAM TO WHITE COLNE  Parking at Braintree railway station (charges apply).  See separate notes (page 3) for details.

Picnic lunch                                         Linear walk 12.25 miles

EXP 195

TL

761228

CM7 3QL

Sun 3rd 10.00 am

Jo

01376 561574

07778 016761

HADLEIGH, SUFFOLK.  Park at Toppesfield Bridge in Hadleigh..  Circular walk via Kersey.

 (Note: walk location changed from Kirby Cross)

Picnic lunch                                                       Approx 11 miles

EXP 196

TM

024423

IP7 5NG

Tue 5th 4.30 pm

COMMITTEE/PLANNING MEETING – BOCKING VILLAGE CLUB. All members invited.

EXP 195

TL

759258

CM7 5LA

Sat 9th 9.40 am

Janet and Clive

01787 373173

07484 377254*

*Note new number

LONG MELFORD  Meet at free old school car park (opposite Melford Hall) to catch Beestons bus No 236 at 9.55 am to Clare and walk back along Stour Valley Path.  Lots of tea shops at end in Long Melford if required. 

Picnic lunch                                             Linear walk 8.5 miles

EXP 196

TL

865462

CO10 9AA

Sun 10th 10.00 am

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

BADDOW VIA ULTING  Road parking/tea shop parking at Paper Mill Lock.  Circular 8 mile walk with optional loop of 3.5 miles.

 

Picnic lunch                                                       8 or 11.5 miles

EXP 183

TL

776089

CM3 4BS

Tue 12th 10.00 am

Gwen & Ann

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

HATFIELD PEVEREL Park in church car park (Church Road).

Bring a snack or lunch if preferred.

 

Easy pace                                                         Approx 5 miles

EXP 183

TL

797110

CM3 2LE

Sat 16th 10.00 am

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

LEVINGTON  Park at The Ship.  Short walk followed by meal at The Ship.  Names to Ronnie by 28 May.

 

Approx 5 miles

EXP 197

TM

236390

IP10 0LH

Tue 19th 6.30 pm

Ann S

01787 374454

07467 185478

PEBMARSH  Meet at car park near school.  Please support the local community pub by having a drink afterwards.  Bring refreshments if required.

Evening walk                                                                 6 miles

EXP 196

TL

854335

CO9 2NN

Sat 23rd 8.10 am

Teresa

07505 063108

COLNE VALLEY PATH (2) – WHITE COLNE TO COLCHESTER  Parking at Braintree railway station (charges apply).  See separate notes (page 6) for details. 

Picnic lunch                                         Linear walk 10.25 miles

EXP 195

TL

761228

CM7 3QL

Tue 26th 10.00 am

Gwen & Ann

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

WICKHAM ST PAUL Walking via Gestingthorpe.  Park around the green near Victory Inn.

Bring a snack or lunch if required.

 

Easy pace                                                         Approx 6 miles

EXP 196

TL

832367

CO9 2PN

Thu 28th 6.30 pm

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

STEBBING  Meet at bowling green on High Street.

 

Evening walk                                                              5-6 miles

EXP 195

TL

662243

CM6 3SG

Sat 30th 10.00 am

Ann B

01371 856659

07756 559179

MATCHING GREEN  Circular walk via Magdalen Laver.  Park on road around green to the left of Chequers pub.

 

Picnic lunch                                                                   9 miles

EXP 183

TL

112537

CM17 0PZ