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Country Walks

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  1. Address

    Owls Hill, Terling, Essex, CM3 2PW

    Terling

    A moderately easy 12-mile walk along the Essex Way. The walk starts from Terling and finishes at Coggeshall, by the River Blackwater. The highlight is the River Blackwater as it enters Coggeshall. There’s a wooden seat beside the river and road. A…

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate
    Duration: 1d

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    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 12
  2. Address

    St Mary's Church, Henham, Bishop's Stortford, CM22 6DP

    Bishop's Stortford

    A moderately easy 9 mile walk along the Essex’s Saffron Trail between Henham and Great Dunmow. See a wild flower meadow at Broadwater, the redundant church at Chickney, and the giant jumping fish at Dunmow’s Doctor’s Pond in Great Dunmow. The route…

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Moderate
    Duration: 8h - 1d

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    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 9
  3. Address

    The Village, Great Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1AR

    Chelmsford

    An easy 9-mile walk along the Essex’s Saffron Trail between Great Waltham and Chelmsford. Enjoy the fabulous river walk in and out of Chelmsford City, look for roach, and bream in the rivers Can and Chelmer, and perhaps launch a packraft. The route…

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 8h - 1d

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    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 9
  4. Address

    Station Road, Wrabness, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2TJ

    Manningtree

    Accessible by rail this 2 mile walk gives the opportunity to view Grayson Perry's "A House for Essex", dramatic views of the Stour estuary, woodlands, and wildlife.

  5. Address

    Great Dunmow, Essex

    Great Dunmow

    An easy 10-mile walk along the Essex’s Saffron Trail between Great Dunmow nor Great Waltham. See the fish ponds and water channels around Leez Priory, hunting merlins and kestrels and wild cherry trees. The route is very uneven and sometimes muddy…

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 8h - 1d

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    • Length of route (miles) - 10
  6. Address

    Church Path, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JP

    Saffron Walden

    An easy 10 mile walk along the Essex’s Saffron Trail between Saffron Walden and Henham Church. Raptors, songbirds, deer, wildflowers, historic churches, and food and drink along the way. The route is very uneven and sometimes muddy in places as most…

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 8h - 1d

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    • Length of route (miles) - 10
  7. Address

    Cudmore Grove Country Park, Bromans Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8UE

    East Mersea, Colchester

    A scenic walk around Mersea Island’s wild and rural coast. Seabirds, historic churches, oyster beds, and great food and drink. This route is uneven in places. The walk around the west side of the island has some paved sections for easy access and…

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 8h - 1d

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 13.4
  8. Address

    Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge, Wickford, Essex, SS11 7RN

    Wickford

    A moderately easy 11.5-mile walk along the Essex’s Saffron Trail between Chelmsford and Battlesbridge. Climb Danbury Mount, look for giant pike in the Chelmer, and listen for hunting peregrines in the river valley in memory of JA Baker. The route is…

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 8h - 1d

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 12.5
  9. Address

    Great Sampford, SAFFRON WALDEN, Essex, CB10 2RS

    SAFFRON WALDEN

    A circular walk through the North Essex countyside, the birthplace of legendary Highway Man Dick Turpin, from Great Sampford to Howses & Hempstead and back to Great Sampford via Free Roberts 6 miles (9.5 kms)

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate
  10. Address

    Cedar Grove, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8DQ

    Burnham on Crouch

    Easily accessible by rail this family friendly walk of approximately 5.5 miles guides you around the town's different landscapes.

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 3.5h

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    • Length of route (miles) - 5.5
  11. Address

    Ramshaw Drive, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6US

    Chelmsford

    A moderately easy 11.5-mile walk along the Essex’s Saffron Trail between Chelmsford and Battlesbridge. Climb Danbury Mount, look for giant pike in the Chelmer, and listen for hunting peregrines in the river valley in memory of JA Baker. The route is…

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 8h - 1d

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    • Length of route (miles) - 11.5
  12. Address

    Station Road, Althorne, Essex, CM3 6DG

    Althorne

    Accessible by train is this pleasant 5 mile circular walk around the village of Althorne. Allow around 1hour 45 mins to complete.

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate
    Duration: 2h

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    • Length of route (miles) - 5
  13. Address

    The Heath, Mistley, Mistley Heath, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2QH

    Mistley Heath, Manningtree

    A moderately easy 13 mile walk on the Essex Way. It starts from Mistely Heath, and ends in Harwich, at the Harwich Tower. A chance to feel beach and sand under feet for the first time since leaving Epping Forest tube station and the outskirts of…

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate
    Duration: 1d

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    • Length of route (miles) - 13
  14. Address

    The Lock House, Heybridge Basin, CM9 4RY

    Telephone

    +44 (0)7712 079764

    Heybridge Basin

    This waterway runs through a largely unspoilt part of rural Essex and connects the county town of Chelmsford with the tidal estuary of the River Blackwater at Heybridge Basin. It is 13.8 miles (22.1 km) long and has 13 locks.

    Type: Walk

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    • Length of route (miles) - 14
  15. Address

    Great Notley, Braintree, Essex, CM77 7FS

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1376 347134

    Braintree

    Passing through 15 miles of countryside, along the former Bishop's Stortford to Braintree railway line in the heart of rural Essex. Perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding.

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate

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    • Length of route (miles) - 15
  16. Address

    Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2HH

    Telephone

    01206 299460

    Essex

    Constable Country, part of the stunning Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is both simple and carefree. Whether you are a seasoned rambler or a first-time walker who simply likes the idea of spending an indulgent few hours in the…

  17. Address

    Ongar Road, Fyfield, Ongar, Essex, CM5 0RB

    Ongar

    A moderately easy 13 mile walk along the Essex Way. Stage 2 of the trail starts from Fyfield village and finishes at Pleshey. The walk is dominated by sacred places that are marked today by four churches, each with a very different story. Look out…

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate
    Duration: 1d

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    • Length of route (miles) - 13
  18. Address

    Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2LE

    Manningtree

    Accessible from Manningtree Station are two lovely walks to Lawford Church (2.2 miles round) and Flatford Mill(4 miles round)

    Type: Walk

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    • Length of route (miles) - 4
  19. Address

    Station Approach, Epping, Essex, CM16 4HW

    Epping

    A moderately easy 12 mile walk on the Essex Way. The trail starts from Epping Tube Station, Epping Forest, and finishes at Fyfield village, also in Epping Forest District. Highlights include dense woodland walks, paddling about the River Roding,…

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Moderate
    Duration: 1d

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    • Length of route (miles) - 12
  20. Address

    Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS

    Colchester

    Accessible by train this 4 mile / 6.4 km walk explores the rolling countryside bordering the western flank of the Stour valley and offers sweeping  views of the landscape favoured by both Gainsborough and Constable.  A lovely walk with varied…

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 2h

    Distance:

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    • Length of route (miles) - 4
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