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



JANUARY  2019  WALKS


MAP REF

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



FEBRUARY  2019  WALKS


MAP REF

Sat 2nd 10.00 am

Ronnie

01787 479177

07974 635627

HEYBRIDGE

Park at Daisy Meadow car park. Tea shop at end.

Picnic lunch.

Approx 8.5 miles

EXP 176

TL

871068

CM9 4RY

Tue 5th 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 9th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

GOSFIELD TO BEAZLEY END

Park at Gosfield Lake.

Picnic lunch. 9.75 miles

EXP 195

TL 775292

CO9 1UG

Sun 10th 10.00 am

Janet & Clive

01787 373173

07484 377254

LONG MELFORD COUNTRY PARK

Picnic lunch

12 miles

EXP 196

TL

858437

CO10 9HH

Tue 12th 10.00 am

Gwen W & Ann B

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

CASTLE HEDINGHAM

Meet at Memorial Hall car park behind church.

Bring refreshments if required.

Easy pace.

6 miles

EXP 195

TL

784356

CO9 3DA

Sun 17th 10.00 am

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

TERLING VIA WHITE NOTLEY

Park on track near village hall.

Picnic lunch.

Approx 11 miles

EXP 183

TL

772151

CM3 2PN

Sun 24th 10.00 am

Lynda

01376 334070

07944 623269

BOCKING

Meet at St Mary’s church. Circular walk.

Picnic lunch.

Approx 9 miles

EXP 195

TL

757257

CM7 5JY

Tue 26th 10.00 am

Gwen W & Ann B

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

PLESHEY (2)

Park at village hall. Walking towards Mashbury.

Bring snack or lunch if preferred.

Easy pace.

Approx 6 miles

EXP 183

TL

6622142

CM3 1HA



DATE/LEADER



MARCH  2019  WALKS


MAP REF

Sat 2nd 10.00 am

Maria

01376 331510

07950 379083

BRAINTREE RAILWAY STATION

Parking charges apply.

Picnic lunch.

Approx 10 miles

EXP 195

TL

761228

CM7 3QL

Sun 3rd 10.00 am

Ann S

01787 374454

07467 185478

BURES

Park at recreation ground.

Picnic lunch.

Approx 10 miles

EXP 196

TL

908339

CO8 5BS

Sun 10th 10.00 am

Jo

01376 561574

07778 016761

FINGRINGHOE

Park on road near Whalebone pub. Walking via Abberton. Picnic lunch.

Approx 10 miles

EXP 184

TM

029203

CO5 7BG

Tue 12th 10.00 am

Gwen W & Ann B

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

PLESHEY (3)

Park at village hall. Walking towards Chignall Smealey.

Bring refreshments if required.

Easy pace.

Approx 6 miles

EXP 183

TL

6622142

CM3 1HA

Sat 16th 10.00 am

Maria

01376 331510

07950 379083

CHALKNEY WOOD

Park in lay-by on Tey Road.

Picnic lunch.

8.5 miles

EXP 195

TL

872273

CO6 2LD

Sun 17th 10.00 am

Lynda

01376 334070

07944 623269

PATMORE HEATH, HERTFORDSHIRE

Parking on Heath. Right at Catherine Wheel pub then right again. Circular walk via Braughing. Picnic lunch.

8 miles

EXP 194

TL

442255

SG11 2LQ

Tue 19th 10.00 am

Gwen W & Ann B

01245 382399

07976 709056

01371 856659

07756 559179

EARLS COLNE

Park behind the Co-op. Walking via Chalkney Wood.

Bring refreshments if required.

Easy pace.

6 miles

EXP 195

TL

856290

CO6 2RZ

Sun 24th 10.00 am

Maureen

01376 330978

07962 817414

CATTAWADE

Park at picnic car park at end of Stour Valley Path.

Picnic lunch.

10 miles

EXP 197

TM

101332

CO11 1QW

Sat 30th 10.00 am

Teresa

07505 063108

STEBBING TO GREAT BARDFIELD

Park near bowling Green. Picnic lunch.

12 miles

EXP195

TL 662243

CM6 3SG







































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































 

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