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Woodland Walks

Number of results: 12

  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

    Distance:

    Routes

    • Length of route (miles) - 12
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Address

    Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    A picturesque 15 mile circular walk or cycle around the outskirts of Colchester.

  5. 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
  6. 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:

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    • Length of route (miles) - 13
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Address

    Manningtree Library, High Street, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1AD

    Manningtree

    A 3 mile / 4.8km walk on the Stour Estuary, between Essex and Suffolk, which is inspired by the 17th century East Anglian witch trials. The walk passes through quaint Manningtree and Mistley.

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate

    Distance:

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    • Length of route (miles) - 3 / 4.8km
  10. Address

    Wryneck Close, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5XH

    Colchester

    Explore this fantastic country park near the centre of Colchester. A short walk from Colchester North Railway Station.

    Type: Walk
    Grade: Easy to Moderate
  11. 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

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    • Length of route (miles) - 14
  12. 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
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