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Town Centre, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0BP (7 miles, 11 km)

The town of Brightlingsea - the only Cinque port outside Kent and Sussex, a centre for all things nautical.


Town Centre, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 1 (4 miles, 7 km)

The capital of the 'Essex Sunshine Coast', Clacton is a popular seaside town.


Town Centre, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, C013 9 (4 miles, 6 km)

With a reputation as an exclusive resort, Frinton retains an atmosphere of the 1920/30's.


Town Centre, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3 (7 miles, 11 km)

Famous for its sea-faring history and heritage, with narrow streets, historic buildings and museums.


Colchester, Essex, CO15 2 (4 miles, 7 km)

Jaywick is a small settlement, tucked in between Clacton on Sea and the marshes and dunes of Colne Point.


Town Centre, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1 (8 miles, 13 km)

Welcome to Manningtree, a gateway to Constable country and more... As England's smallest town - at just over 19 hectares - Manningtree is small but packs in a great deal for residents and visitors alike.


Town Centre, Mistley, Essex, CO11 1 (8 miles, 12 km)

Small riverside town, noted for its swans. In the 18th C. plans were developed to turn Mistley into a saltwater spa.


Town Centre, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8 (4 miles, 7 km)

Family seaside resort with sandy beaches, seafront gardens and quaint narrow streets.

Maritime memories

Harwich, Essex, CO12 4EN (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 0845 6007373

Walk Route: Harwich maritime trail

  • Miles: 3
The Witchfinder's Way

Iconfield Park, Parkeston, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3 (7 miles, 11 km)

Cycle Route: Iconfield Park, Parkeston-Harwich-Dovercourt-Little Oakley-Great Oakley-Wix-Bradfield Heath-Mistley Heath-Mistley-Bradfield-Wrabness-RSPB Stour Estuary Nature Reserve-Ramsey

  • Access: Day ride - moderate, circular; on roads.
  • Miles: 26
Walk in Constable's Footsteps

Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2HH (8 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01206 299460

Walk Route: Manningtree Train Station - Flatford - East Bergholt - Dedham

  • Duration: 4