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This walk explores the high plateau of north east Essex.  It offers sweeping views across the valleys of the River Colne and Roman River before passing underneath the imposing Chappel viaduct.  The walk ends at the beautifully restored Chappel Station, home of the East Anglia Railway Museum. 

 

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Marks Tey to Chappel with Essex and South Suffolk Railway

Type:Walking Route

London Road, Marks Tey, COLCHESTER, Essex, CO6 1ED

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