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

 

 

SEPTEMBER   2017  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sat 2nd 10.00 am

Julie

07827 017744

BRAINTREE  Park in Convent Lane.  Walking via Gosfield.

Picnic lunch                                                       9.5 miles

EXP 195

TL

764243

CM7 9RN

Sun 3rd  10.00 am

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

WALTHAM ABBEY  Park at visitor centre.  Walking via Lee Valley Park.

Picnic lunch                                                          9 miles

EXP 174

TL

382008

EN9 1XQ

Sat 9th 10.00 am

Maria

01376 331510

COGGESHALL  Circular walk via Bradwell, Pattiswick and Marks Hall.  Park Stoneham Street car park.

Picnic lunch                                                        10 miles

EXP 195

TL

849226

CO6 1NY

Sun 10th 10.00 am

Ann B

01371 856659

07756 559179

BALSHAM Circular walk via West Wratting.  Park at Balsham Village Institute car park opposite church.  In centre of village turn at village shelter.  Follow signs for church.  Picnic lunch                                          10 miles

EXP 209

TL

587509

CB21 4EQ

Sat 16th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

BLACKMORE TO DODDINGHURST  Park in village near the green (postcode is Leather Bottle pub).

Picnic lunch                                                          9 miles

EXP 175/183

TL/TQ

603016

CM4 0RT

Sun 17th 10.00 am

Geoff

01787 472061

07855 486837

MAGNA CARTA WALK from Clare to Hedingham.  Park Castle Hedingham Memorial Hall then drive to Clare Castle (2 car trick).  Walk back to Castle Hedingham.  Picnic lunch                  8.5 mile linear walk

EXP 195

TL

784355

CO9 3DA

Tue 19th 10.00 am

Gwen W

01245 382399

07976 709056

COLNE ENGAINE  Park at village hall car park. Circular walk via Pebmarsh.

                                                                 Approx 6 miles

EXP 195

TL

850304

CO6 2EX

Sat 23rd 9.45 am

Ann & Gwen

01371 856659

07756 559179

01245 382399

07976 709056

JOHN RAY PATH MAINTENANCE  Parking Braintree station (£2.70).  Train to Witham & walk back.

See dates for your diary.

Picnic lunch                                                          9 miles

EXP 195

TL

761228

CM73QL

Sun 24th 10.00 am

Lynda

079446 23269

THAXTED  Park in free car park off Margaret Street.  Circular walk.  Optional tea shop available after walk.

Picnic lunch                                                       10 miles

EXP 195

TL

610311

CM6 2QW

Tue 26th 10.00 am

Ann B

01371 856659

07756 559179

MATCHING GREEN  Circular walk via Magdalen Laver.  Park on road to left of the Chequers public house.

Picnic lunch                                                          9 miles

EXP 183

TL

112 537

CM17 0PZ

Sat 30th 10.00 am

Geoff

01787 472061

07885 486837

HALSTEAD TO EARLS COLNE  Linear walk.  Park in Butler Road by the Empire.  Walk to Earls Colne then bus back.  Tea room or pub option at end.

5 miles

EXP 195

TL

809307

CO9 1LL



 

DATE/LEADER

 

 

OCTOBER  2017  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sun 1st

Redbridge 10.00 am

Tower Hill  10.30 am

Tony

01787 376957

07903 107437

SPITALFIELDS AND WHITECHAPEL, LONDON  (Famous for Jack the Ripper and Kray twins).  Central part of walk includes points of interest so will take a little longer than usual for distance.  Linear walk.  Meal or snack at end if wished.

Picnic lunch                                                         9 miles

EXP 174

TQ

418884

IG4 5BG

Mon 2nd  2.00 pm

 

PLANNING MEETING FOLLOWED BY COMMITTEE MEETING  See dates for your diary for full details.

 

Sat 7th  10.00 am

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

GREAT OAKLEY via Tendring.  Park near war memorial.

Picnic lunch                                            Approx 11 miles

EXP 184

TM

196275

CO12 5BH

Sun 8th 11.30 am

Brian Hatcher

(Thurrock Group)

07905 366098

HAZEL JARROLD MEMORIAL WALK  Circular walk through Thurrock’s prettiest countryside.  Meet outside the Swan public house, Horndon-on-the-Hill.  Park in surrounding streets.  Stan’s walk.                        6 miles

EXP 175

TQ

671833

SS17 8DL

Sat 14th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

HATFIELD FOREST  Park in lay by just west of the Green Man pub, Takeley Street or National Trust car park at TL 546202 (free for members).  Walk starts at Stane Street on Flitch Way.  Picnic lunch            6 miles

EXP 183/195

TL

547212

Sun 22nd 10.00 am

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

STANDON, HERTFORDSHIRE  Park at church.

Picnic lunch                                                     10.5 miles

EXP 194

TL

393223

SG11 1LA

Sat 28th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

NAVESTOCKSIDE TO WEALD PARK  West of A128 Ongar – Brentwood Road, just north of latter town.  Turn left at end of common onto narrow back road to park.  Look for Alec’s Restaurant signed from road.

Picnic lunch                                                          9 miles

EXP 175

TQ

563973

CM14 5SD

Sun 29th 10.00 am

or           10.10 am

Julie

07827 017744

BURY ST EDMUNDS  Park at St Andrew’s long stay car park (£3.00) right off Parkway (A1302) opposite fire station and next to Wilco. Meet in car park for 10.00 am.

Walk starts at Tourist Information office at 10.10 am.  Optional tea shop at end.  Dog owners be aware, quarter of walk is through Bury crossing main roads.

Picnic lunch                                                          9 miles

EXP 211

TL

854643

IP33 3AT