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Essex, SS11 7RE (7 miles, 11 km)

Battlesbridge is a small rural settlement just off the A130 midway between Chelmsford and Southend, on the upper estuary of the River Crouch. It is situated partly within Chelmsford Borough and partly within Rochford District.


Town Centre, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8 (7 miles, 10 km)

Quiet, unspoilt riverside town - one of England's leading yachting centres.


Essex, SS4 3QA (4 miles, 6 km)

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Canewdon is a large parish set between Ashingdon, Paglesham and Stambridge which extends for several miles, surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with the River Crouch to the North.

Hockley Woods

Main Road, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4RN (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 01702 546366

A 280 acre ancient woodland, managed for the benefit of wildlife and the public. Traditional coppice management encourages a diverse array of animals, birds, plants and insects, including the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly.


Latchingdon, Essex, CM3 (7 miles, 12 km)

Latchingdon is a village situated in Essex, England. It is situated near the city of Chelmsford.


Town Centre, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 1 (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 01702 716288

A town full of unique character and charm and is a must-see when visiting Southend-on-Sea. With galleries and craft shops, a selection of pubs, excellent fish restaurants and the famous cockle sheds.


Essex, SS4 2EQ (5 miles, 8 km)

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Paglesham is located in the east of the District and is divided into the two hamlets of East End and Church End.


Town Centre, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7 (4 miles, 7 km)

Rayleigh is an historic market town and is the main centre of population in the Rochford District. The town has retained much of its traditional character and is a busy shopping centre, well served by bus and train.


Town Centre, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1HA (1 miles, 1 km)

Medieval market town, with a chequered and fascinating past. Instead of a High Street, Rochford contains one of the few remaining town cross patterns in England, comprising North, South, East and West Streets.

Southend Pier

VistEngland VAQAS

Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1EE (2 miles, 4 km)

tel: 01702 215620

Members of the public are still able to enjoy the pier on foot. Please note that the Pier is of course the longest pleasure pier in the world so a round trip walk will be almost three miles, though the cafe will be open for a welcome rest.


Town Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2 (2 miles, 4 km)

Bright, vibrant and exciting - Southend offers a glorious seven mile stretch of coastline.

stow maries

Stow Maries, Essex, CM3 (7 miles, 11 km)

Stow Maries is a small village outside of Maldon which houses Stow Maries WW1 Aerdrome, the only surviving World War 1 aerodrome in the world. It is also rich with wildlife and wildlife photography sessions can be booked.


Town Centre, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7 (2 miles, 3 km)

A seaside suburb of neighbouring Southend-on-Sea.


Town Centre, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 (6 miles, 9 km)

Hadleigh as a settlement has been occupied since approx. 500BC. 'Hadleigh' is a Saxon word and means 'a clearing in the heath'.

Rural sites and seaside delights

Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 1EE (2 miles, 4 km)

tel: 0845 6007373

Walk Route: Southend-on-Sea and the Roach Valley

  • Miles: 25
Sensational saltmarshes & sailing

Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8BQ (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 0845 6007373

Forget the traffic and forget the noise.

Walk Route: The Dengie peninsula

  • Miles: 13
Two Rivers' Way

High Street, Burnham On Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AG (6 miles, 10 km)

This cycle ride starts from one of England's leading yachting centres, Burnham on Crouch. From here the route heads north to explore the Dengie Peninsula, situated between the Rivers Blackwater and Crouch.

Cycle Route: Burnham On Crouch-Mangapps Railway Museum-Southminster-Asheldham-Dengie-Dengie Marshes-Tillingham-Bradwell on Sea-Bradwell Waterside-St Lawrence Rural Discovery Church-Steeple

  • Access: Day ride - moderate, circular; on roads.
  • Miles: 25