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Heybridge Basin

Essex, CM9 4RX (8 miles, 13 km)

Heybridge Basin is popular with both local residents and visitors alike, and is an excellent place to enjoy a leisurely day with family and friends.


City Centre, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6FD (3 miles, 4 km)

The county town of Essex - Chelmsford was granted its market charter by King John in 1199.


Nr Braintree, Essex, CM77 8JE (7 miles, 12 km)

This was the earliest British settlement of the Knights Templar, who were granted the manor in 1135 by King Stephen.


Village Centre, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4 (3 miles, 5 km)

Large village, built on the site of an Iron Age fort. There are views of the Blackwater estuary, with its barges and yachts.


Nr Braintree, Essex, CM77 7US (7 miles, 11 km)

Hatfield Peveral

Nr Witham, Essex, CM3 (5 miles, 9 km)


Heybridge, Essex, CM9 (7 miles, 11 km)

Heybridge is adjacent to Maldon, near the River Blackwater. It is often overshadowed by its historic neighbour, and one could mistakenly think it to be the same town, as the two have merged with one another over the years.


Nr Witham, Essex, CO5 (5 miles, 9 km)


Town Centre, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6 (7 miles, 10 km)

Visitors have been coming to Maldon district for a day out or holiday for many a long year. During the 18th century the growth in interest in saltwater bathing began to bring leisure visitors to Maldon.


Near Witham, Essex, CM8 3HB (8 miles, 12 km)

Silver End

Witham, Essex, CM8 (5 miles, 9 km)

Tolleshunt Knights

Tolleshunt Knights, Essex, CO5 (7 miles, 10 km)

Tolleshunt Knights is the location of the luxurious Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes Hotel, home to the annual Essex Tourism & Leisure Show.


Town Centre, Witham, Essex, CM8 2FE (5 miles, 9 km)

Standing on the River Brain, the manor of Witham was given to the Knights Templar in 1148.


Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3DU (5 miles, 8 km)

Writtle is an attractive traditional English village having a historic centre with timbered houses around a triangular 'Green' complete with duck-pond and churches.

Black Notley

Braintree, Essex, CM77 8LZ (7 miles, 11 km)

Chelmsford treats and riverside retreats

Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1GZ (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 0845 6007373

Cycle Route: Chelmsford and Maldon

  • Miles: 57

Great Totham, Essex, CM9 (6 miles, 10 km)

Great Totham is a large parish village in Maldon district, Essex, England situated midway between Chelmsford and Colchester.


Little Braxted, Essex, CM8 (7 miles, 10 km)

Little Braxted is a village and a civil parish located near the town of Witham, in the Maldon district, in the county of Essex, England.