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

 

 

NOVEMBER  2018  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sat 3rd

11.00 am – 2.00 pm

AGM at Gosfield Village Hall (Maurice Rowson Hall) in Bernard Brooks room.  Please come and support the group.  Tea and coffee with cakes provided.  No walk beforehand.

EXP 195

TL

782296

CO9 1UB

Tue 6th 10.00 am

Ann 01371 856659

07756 559179 &

Gwen 01245 382399

07976 709056

DANBURY Park at Mayes Lane car park. 

Bring snack or lunch. Easy pace.

 

6-7 miles

EXP 183

TL

783050

CM3 4NJ

Sat 10th 09.45 am

Maureen

01376 350978

07962 817 414

CAMBRIDGE  Quiz walk round Cambridge. Meet Babraham Road Park & Ride, Cambridge. Approx 3 (slow) miles working out clues.  Pavement walking. Names to Maureen by 8 November please.

Picnic lunch. Meal available at the end.

EXP 209

TL

478546

CB22 3AB

Sat 17th 9.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

GREAT WALTHAM TO GREAT DUNMOW Linear walk. Park near cricket ground at Great Dunmow and walk to High Street to catch 42A bus at 9.15 am to the Beehive pub at Great Waltham. Alternatively use public transport catching 70 bus at 8.39 am from Braintree to Little Waltham & walk to Great Waltham & catch 138 bus to Braintree at end of walk.

Picnic lunch.                                                  10.5 miles

EXP 195

TL

633220

CM6 3AR

Tue 20th 10.00 am

Ann 01371 856659

07756 559179 &

Gwen 01245 382399

07976 709056

BURES Park in recreation ground car park. 

Bring a snack or lunch if preferred. Easy pace.

 

Approx 5 miles

EXP 196

TL

908338

CO8 5AA

Sun 25th 10.00 am

Janet & Clive

01787 373173

07484 377254

THAXTED VIA GREAT EASTON AND TILTY
Parking at free car park in Thaxted off Margaret Street.  Picnic lunch.

Approx 9 miles

EXP 195

TL

611312

CM6 2RL



 

DATE/LEADER

 

 

DECEMBER  2018  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sat 1st  10.00 am

Geoff

01787 472061

07885 486837

BROAKES WOOD, GOSFIELD

Park off Hedingham Road in Broakes Wood

 

5 miles

EXP 195

TL

786314

CO9 1UP

Sun 2nd 10.00 am

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

GREENSTEAD GREEN

Park by recreation ground. Bring snack if wished.

 

Approx 6.5 miles

EXP 195

TL

822278

CO9 1QZ

Tue 4th 10.00 am

Geoff

01787 472061

07885 486837

HALSTEAD - FOOTPATH CLEARANCE

Park by Empire in Butler Road.  Bring gloves and secateurs.  Geoff will bring a dozen pairs of telescopic shears.  All welcome.

EXP 195

 

809307

CO9 1LL

Sat 8th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

RAYNE TO GREAT DUNMOW  Park at Rayne station.  Walk to Great Dunmow along Flitch Way.  Catch 133 bus back. Picnic lunch. Possible refreshments at end depending on bus times.                          Approx 8 miles

EXP 195

TL

726224

CM77 6AB

Sun 9th 10.00 am

Gwen W & Ann B

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE, MANNINGTREE

Park at Manningtree station (small charge).  Circular walk then Lawford church for Walkers’/Cyclists’ carol service.  Please bring torch (essential) for walk back to station.  Please wear something Christmassy!

Picnic lunch.                                                         7 miles

EXP 196

TM

094322

CO11 2LH

Sat 15th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

HATFIELD FOREST  Walk starts Stane Street Halt on Flitch Way. Park lay-by in Takely Street (B1256) west of Green Man pub or National Trust car park (charge for non-members).  Possible refreshments at Shell House.

6 miles

EXP 183/195

TL 547212

CM22 6QW

(TL 55120

CM22 6NG)

Sun 16th 10.00 am

Val

01206 736950

07790 119654

LAYER DE LA HAYE

Meet along New Cut by school and village hall.

Picnic lunch.                                         

 Approx 7/8 miles

EXP 184

TL

970205

CO2 0EH