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Long-Distance Walks

Number of results: 15

  1. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 14
  2. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 12
  3. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

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

    The Street, Pleshey, Essex, CM3 1HG

    Pleshey

    A moderately easy 14-mile walk along the Essex Way. The walk starts from Pleshey and finishes at Terling and is shaped almost entirely by the River Ter, and its river valley. The highlights are the Witches Stone, the Windmill at Flack Green and…

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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 14
  5. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

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

    Abbey Lane, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1RD

    Coggeshall

    A moderately easy 13-mile walk along the Essex Way, starts at Coggeshall and finishes at West Bergholt, Colchester. This fifth section of path is most scenic around the River Colne. The highlights are the wild poppies around Teybrook Farm, the…

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

    Distance:

    Routes

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

    Chapel Road, West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6 3JB

    Colchester

    A moderately easy 12.5 mile walk on the Essex Way. The path starts at West Bergholt, Colchester, and finishes at Mistley Heath. This path is most impressive along the Stour riverside on the pre-amble into Dedham Vale. The path forms an important…

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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 12.5
  8. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 13
  9. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 10
  10. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 9
  11. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 10
  12. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 9
  13. 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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 11.5
  14. 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
  15. Address

    Poors Lane, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2LA

    Benfleet

    An easy 8-mile walk along the Essex’s Saffron Trail between Hadleigh and Southend. Look for seals, walk around an Olympic mountain biking track, find oysters at low tide. The route is very uneven and sometimes muddy in places as most is off road.

    Type: Walk
    Duration: 8h - 1d

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    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 8
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