Walks and rides around Basildon
Basildon is a thriving town with surrounded by open spaces, iconic buildings and stunning examples of public art you will find that this sixty year old town isn't short of historical interest: beneath its modern
open streetscape, abundant and bio-diverse green spaces can be found the remains of previous cultures going back many thousands of years.
For the outdoor enthusiast Basildon offers a variety of open countryside, three nature reserves and acres of country parks. The RSPB manages three nature reserves in South Essex - Vange Marsh, Vange Wick and West Canvey Marsh. Look out for mute swans and a variety of ducks on the lakes at Gloucester Park, great spotted woodpeckers in Puck Woods and bluebells at St Nicholas Church in Laindon.
Below are some itineraries for you to download. Just click on the images to download the PDF. If you have any routes you would like to share with the online community then please contact us via email.