North West Essex Ramblers were formed in 1987 and 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  2019  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sat 4th 10.00 am

Graham & Marion

01376 339712

07908 185389

GREAT LEIGHS

Park at village hall on right hand side of hall.

Picnic lunch

9 miles

EXP 183

TL

728171

CM3 1NY

Tue 7th 10.00 am

Gwen W

01245 382399

07976 709056

FORDHAM HEATH via Hillhouse Wood.

Park in front of green on Heath Road. 

Bring snack/lunch if preferred.

Easy pace                                                                           5 miles

EXP 184

TL

943264

CO3 9TA

Thu 9th 6.00 pm

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

EVENING WALK – HATFIELD BROAD OAK

Park in car park west of church.

Bring refreshments if required.

6 miles

EXP 183

TL

546166

CM22 7HD

Sat 11th 8.09 am

LINEAR WALK

Teresa

07505 063108

LEGACY WALK SECTION 1 - LEIGH-ON-SEA STATION TO HOCKLEY WOODS

See separate information for further details and travel arrangements. 

Picnic lunch                                                                   9.25 miles

EXP 175

TQ 831858

SS9 2ET

TQ 833924

SS5 4RL

Sun 12th 10.00 am

Janet & Clive

01787 373173

07484 377254

RADWINTER, ESSEX

Circular walk via outskirts of Thaxted. Parking in car park opposite school.

Picnic lunch                                                                      11 miles

EXP 195

TL

606374

CB10 2TX

Tue 21st 10.00 am

Ann B

01371 856659

07756 559179

CHAPPEL STATION TO BURES STATION Park at Chappel Station car park.  Return train from Bures, current fare £3.20 (ticket machine only). Optional tea at Chappel station. Bring snack/lunch. Easy pace                                                  6-7 miles

EXP 195/6

TL

897287

CO6 2DS

Sun 26th 10.00 am

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

GOLDHANGER

Park on roads near church in Church Street. Circular walk starting at St Peter’s church.

Picnic lunch                                                                        8 miles

EXP 176

TL

904088

CM9 8AY

Tue 28th 6.00 pm

Ann S

01787 374454

07467 185478

EVENING WALK – SHALFORD

Park near church.

Bring refreshments if required.

6 miles

EXP 195

TL

 722291

CM7 5HH


 

DATE/LEADER

 

 

JUNE  2019  WALKS

 

MAP REF

Sat 1st 8.09 am

LINEAR WALK

Teresa

07505 063108

LEGACY WALK SECTION 2 – HOCKLEY WOODS TO EAST HANNINGFIELD

See separate information for further details and travel arrangements. 

Picnic lunch                                                       12 or 5.5 miles

EXP 175/183

TQ 833924

SS5 4RL

TL770012

CM3 8AE

Tue 4th 10.00 am – 1.00 pm Geoff

01787 472061

07885 486837

P3 WORKING PARTY (Group footpath clearance)

GREENSTEAD GREEN recreation ground. Bring gloves, secateurs and wear long sleeved tops.  Everyone welcome to come along. 

Bring refreshments.

EXP 195

TL 822 278

CO9 1RG

 

Sat 8th 10.00 am

Gwen W

01245 382399

07976 709056

FORDHAM VILLAGE  Free car park at entrance to the Woodland Trust’s Fordham Estate (off Ponders Road)

Easy pace.

Picnic lunch                                                                   8 miles

EXP 184

TL

928 286

CO6 3LX

Tue 11th 10.00 am

Gwen W

01245 382399

07976 709056

THAXTED

Park in car park off Margaret Street. 

Bring snack or lunch if preferred.  Easy pace.

6.5 miles

EXP 195

TL

611312

CM6 2RL

Thu 13th 6.00 pm

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

EVENING WALK – BOCKING

Park in Convent Lane.  Tea and cakes at Maureen’s.

Bring refreshments if required.

Approx 5 miles

EXP 195

TL

418884

CM7 9RN

Sat 15th 10.00 am

Geoff

01787 472061

07885 486837

GREAT BARDFIELD WALK

Park near school.

Bring refreshments if required.

5 miles

EXP 195

TL

678305

CM7 4RN

Sun 16th 10.00 am

Jo

01787 829352

07778 016761

EAST BERGHOLT VIA DEDHAM

Park in free car park in High Street.

Picnic lunch.

Approx 10 miles

EXP 196

TM

069345

CO7 6TF

Tue 18th 11.00 am

COMMITTEE/PLANNING MEETING

At Gosfield Village Hall (Maurice Rowson Hall) in Bill Pasfield Room.  Everyone invited.

EXP 195

TL 782296

CO9 1UB

Sat 22nd 12.30 pm

Janet & Clive

01787 373173

07484 377254

WICKHAM ST PAUL

Park at Spencer’s Farm Shop for short walk followed by cream tea with strawberries at 3.00 pm.  Names to Janet by 12 May please. Cost £5.95.                                          5 miles

EXP 196

TL

834358

CO9 2PX

Sun 23rd 10.00 am

Ann S

01787 374454

07467 185478

SUDBURY TO BURES VIA STOUR VALLEY PATH  Return via Assington & Little Cornard. Park at Sudbury railway station. NOTE: If you wish to do only a morning walk of 8.5 miles you can return from Bures by train.  Alternatively, you can join the walk at Bures Recreation Ground at 1.00 pm to walk to Sudbury approx 7.5 miles returning to your car by train from Sudbury. Picnic lunch.                                16 miles

EXP 196

TL

877410

CO10 25U

Tue 25th 10.00 am

Ann B

01371 856659

07756 559179

NEWPORT VIA DEBDEN PARK

Park north end of village turning off B1383 opposite Toll House under railway arch. Bring snack/lunch.

Easy Pace.                                                                 6-7 miles

EXP 195

TL

523345

CB11 3TJ

Sun 30th 10.00 am

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

GREAT MAPLESTEAD

Park at Recreation Ground.  Walking via Audley End and Gestingthorpe.

Picnic lunch.                                                                12 miles

EXP 195

TL

808347

CO9 2FJ