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

 

 

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



 

DATE/LEADER

 

 

JANUARY  2019  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sun 6th 10.00 am

Ann S

01787 374454

07467 185478

LONG MELFORD COUNTRY PARK

Picnic lunch.

Approx 10 miles

EXP 196

TL

858437

CO10 9HH

Tue 8th 10.00 am

Gwen W & Ann B

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

LITTLE  WALTHAM 

Park in village CP which can be found between church and main street, signed next to Memorial Hall.  Walking via Chatham Green.  Bring snack or lunch if preferred.

Easy pace.                                                           

6 miles

EXP 183

TL

711128

CM3 3LT

Sat 12th

1.00 pm for 1.30 pm

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

POST CHRISTMAS LUNCH

at Five Bells, Colne Engaine.  See dates for your diary for further details.

EXP 195

TL

852303

CO6 2HY

Sun 13th 10.00 am

Janet & Clive

01787 373173

07484 377254

NAYLAND

Street parking in Court Street near the Anchor Inn.

Picnic lunch.

10 miles

EXP 196

TL

965343

CO6 4JL

Sat 19th 10.00 am

Ann B

01371 856659

07756 559179

COLCHESTER HERITAGE TRAIL

A walk around historic Colchester approx 2.5 hours. Meet Colchester Park & Ride, A12 junction 28, Cuckoo Farm Way. Meal available at end.  See dates for your diary for further parking details.                        3-4 miles

EXP 184

TM

001294

CO4 5JA

Sun 27th 10.00 am

Geoff

01787 472061

07885 486837

GREENSTEAD GREEN VIA HALSTEAD

Park by recreation ground.

Picnic lunch.

10 miles

EXP 195

TL

822278

CO9 1RG












































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































 

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


 

DATE/LEADER

 

 

JANUARY  2019  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sun 6th 10.00 am

Ann S

01787 374454

07467 185478

LONG MELFORD COUNTRY PARK

Picnic lunch.

Approx 10 miles

EXP 196

TL

858437

CO10 9HH

Tue 8th 10.00 am

Gwen W & Ann B

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

LITTLE  WALTHAM 

Park in village CP which can be found between church and main street, signed next to Memorial Hall.  Walking via Chatham Green.  Bring snack or lunch if preferred.

Easy pace.                                                           

6 miles

EXP 183

TL

711128

CM3 3LT

Sat 12th

1.00 pm for 1.30 pm

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

POST CHRISTMAS LUNCH

at Five Bells, Colne Engaine.  See dates for your diary for further details.

EXP 195

TL

852303

CO6 2HY

Sun 13th 10.00 am

Janet & Clive

01787 373173

07484 377254

NAYLAND

Street parking in Court Street near the Anchor Inn.

Picnic lunch.

10 miles

EXP 196

TL

965343

CO6 4JL

Sat 19th 10.00 am

Ann B

01371 856659

07756 559179

COLCHESTER HERITAGE TRAIL

A walk around historic Colchester approx 2.5 hours. Meet Colchester Park & Ride, A12 junction 28, Cuckoo Farm Way. Meal available at end.  See dates for your diary for further parking details.                        3-4 miles

EXP 184

TM

001294

CO4 5JA

Sun 27th 10.00 am

Geoff

01787 472061

07885 486837

GREENSTEAD GREEN VIA HALSTEAD

Park by recreation ground.

Picnic lunch.

10 miles

EXP 195

TL

822278

CO9 1RG