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Sunday Walk Programme



  June                                       


[Date

[Time

[Mileag

               

17th June

09.00

9.5 miles

Moderate






24th June

09:00

9.5 miles

Moderate











1st July

10.00

10 miles

Moderate





8th July

09.00

9  Miles

Easy





15th July

09.00

10.5  miles

Moderate






22nd  July

09.15

10  miles

Moderate





29th  July

09.00

10 Miles

Moderate










5th Aug

09:00

9 miles

Moderate






12th Aug

09.00

9 miles

Easy






19th Aug

09.00

9 miles

Moderate




26th Aug

09.30 or 10.30 at start of walk

8 miles

Easy









2nd Sept.

09.00

8  miles

Easy




9th Sept

09.00

7.5 miles

Easy





16th Sept.

09:00

8 miles

Easy





23rd Sept.

09.00

8 miles

Easy/Mod








30th Sept.

10 am at Pitsea

10 miles

Easy








7th Oct

09.00

9 miles

Moderate




14th Oct

09.00

9 Miles

Moderate





21st Oct

09.15 or

10.00 at start

of walk

6 miles

Easy




28th  Oct

09.00 or 10.00 at start

7.5 miles

Easy

(summer time ends)










13th June









20th June





27th June








4th July









11th July





18th  July






25th July





1st Aug





8th Aug.







15th Aug




22nd Aug






29th   Aug








5th Sept


































































































































































































13th  June









20th   June

 




27th June

                                    

 

27th May

08.45

11 miles

Moderate      

 

                                  

 

28th May

9 miles

Moderate      

 


                                      Meeting point

                                Walk details

                          


Meet Rectory Road car park Grays

Enfield to Walthamstow via River Lea and circling The King Georges and William Girling reservoirs, that supply fresh water to London.

Lunch at The Old Hall Tavern.


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Meet Gifford Cross Road car park.

Wivenhoe via Arlesford circular. A pleasant walk along the River Colne, through varied North Essex countryside.

Choice of pub stops, The Horse and Groom or Flag.

Shorter afternoon returning via The University of Essex Campus and riverside.


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  July


Meet at School Lane car park, South Benfleet (No Fee).

A lovely varied walk to Leigh on Sea via Hadleigh Castle .

Walking mostly on well made paths through Hadleigh Country Park and the sea wall. Lunch in various pubs and cafe’s in Leigh.

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Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays

Ongar to Fyfield, Essex

An easy flat circular walk through the Essex countryside.

Lunch stop at The Nags Head PH.



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Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays

Cuxton, Kent. Start from Shorne Woods Country Park  (parking fee).

Some hills and undulations through field and woodland.

Lunch stop at White Hart PH, Cuxton


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Meet at Gifford’s Cross road car park, Corringham

Danbury to East Hanningfield and Bicknacre.

An undulating walk through low hills, woods and farmland of mid Essex.

Pub stop in Bicknacre.

 

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Meet at Gifford’s Cross road car park, Corringham.

White Notley and Cressing Essex.

A relatively easy flattish walk in the pleasant countryside of the Brain valley. Pub stop at White Notley or Cressing Temple (if open).

We return via Cressing village with  medieval church and village green, through fields to the start.


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August


Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays

Hucking and North Downs Way.

A circular walk from Hucking (near Maidstone) passing the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway, including part of the Pilgrims Way.

Pub stop at The Dirty Habit in Hollingbourne.


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Meet at Gifford’s Cross road car park Corringham

Burnham on Crouch.

An easy flat circular walk across reclaimed marshland and along the River Crouch to historic Burnham.

Lunch in Burnham with a choice of pubs and tea rooms.


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Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays

Shoreham, Kent

A circular walk through the undulating Kent countryside from Shoreham and back via Otford. Bring a picnic. Pub at end of walk.

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Meet at Gifford’s Cross road car park or Coggeshall, car park by the museum CO6 1UH.  Memories of Bob.

An easy circular flat walk from Coggashall partly along The Essex Way.

Lunch at The Bell at Feering. Also opportunity to visit tea room or pub at the end.


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                         September


Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays.

Rickling Village Essex.

A fairly easy walk along quiet country lanes, fields and meadows in the pleasant North Essex countryside.

Pub stop at lunch and also at the end.

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Meet at Gifford’s Cross road car park, Corringham

A figure of eight walk, starting from Heybridge Basin.

An easy walk following the River Blackwater and surrounding countryside.

Lunch at Heybridge with a choice of pubs and tea shops.


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Meet at Gifford’s Cross road car park, Corringham

A Circular walk around Terling, Essex.

An easy walk from Terling through Fairstead and Ranks Green, including part of the Essex Way.

Pub stop at The Square and Compass in Fuller Street


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Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays

Ightam Mote, Kent.

A beautiful circular walk starting from Ightam Mote medieval castle to Knoll House deer park. Gentle hills.

A pub stop for lunch . Also cream teas in the afternoon.

National Trust car park (parking fee for non members)



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Meet at Pitsea Station car park.  A linear walk to Southend.

We walk Pitsea marshes, Hadleigh, Leigh on Sea then onto Southend. Picnic lunch in Hadleigh Country park, but a chance for a pint and cockles at Leigh. Plenty of chances to drop out along the way. Train back to Pitsea.


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      October



Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays

Linton to Yalding via the Greensand Ridge, Kent.

A pleasant circular walk through fields, hliisides and orchards. A few hills and slopes. Choice of pubs for lunch


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Meet at Rectory road car park, Grays

Wrotham, Kent. A circular walk from Wrotham and back via Stanstead (Village). Short morning and longer afternoon. One fairly steep hill otherwise undulating. Pub at halfway mark and at end of walk. Bring a picnic if preferred.


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Meet Gifford’s Cross road car park Corringham or

Writtle, Essex. CM1 3HY Map Ref 183 TL678.  Car Park behind the village green or around the village green.

An easy Essex walk that can be muddy in October. References to Marconi the founder of radio in this country will be seen.

Stop for food at the Tiptree Jam Factory cafe at Writtle.


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Meet at Gifford’s Cross road car park Corringham or High Woods Country park CO4 5JR. (parking fee £2).

Easy circular walk from High Woods. A few gentle hills to lunch stop in Colchester, where there are many eateries including Wetherspoons.                            


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Wednesday Evening Walks


WALKS START AT 7.30 PM


Little Warley Common

Take the A128 over the A127.

After the second mini roundabout, just before Brentwood, turn left for Warley. Entrance to the park is about a mile to the left. (Parking fee).


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Meet Canvey Island

Waterside Farm Sports Centre, Somnes Avenue, Canvey Island


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Thorndon Park South

Take the A128 to The Halfway House. Go over the A127 towards Brentwood. Take the first turning on the right into The South Essex Golf Course. Use the second car park on the right (no fee).

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SOUTH WEALD Meet at the South Weald cp nr Brentwood

From the A128 go into Brentwood (Wilsons Corner). Turn left

Onto the High St. At cross roads (traffic lights)

Turn right onto Weald Road. After half mile car park is on the right just past the cricket club. Bring carrots for the deer!

Car park fee.


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COALHOUSE FORT Meet at Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury off

The A1013      CANCELLED DUE TO WORLD CUP


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DUKES HEAD, LITTLE BURSTEAD Meet at The Dukes Head PH in Laindon Common Road, Little Burstead CM12 9TA


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PLOTLANDS. Meet at the top of Dry Street in church car park


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CANVEY ISLAND Meet at the Labworth car park at the bottom of Thornley bay road Canvey.


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THORNDON PARK SOUTH A128 to Halfway House. Over the A127 towards Brentwood. First turning on right into South Essex Golf Course. Second car park on right. No fee. Can use club bar after walk.

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ONE TREE HILL Meet at one tree hill top car park, B1013


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STANFORD THROUGH MUCKING. Meet at The Billet PH Billet Lane Stanford Le Hope.


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THURROCK COUNTRY PARK. Meet at the bottom of Wharf Road, SLH. Park adjacent to the fishing lakes SS17 OEQ.

                               

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                          WALK STARTS AT 7 PM


OLD CORRINGHAM AND FOBBING WALK. Meet at Gifford Cross car park Corringham SS17 9AN


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Walk Leader]

Contact no



Mick Davis

07709 535576








Steve Debattista

07703 060278













Dennis & Jan

Connor

07596 746533






Len Dean

07702 078758








Mick Davis

07709 535576








Meryl Rawlings

07708 288028








Steve Debattista

07703 060278












Dave & Wendy Berrigan

07954 840211








Steve Debattista

07703 060278







Jennifer & Grahame Becker

07793 109260





Vicky & Terry

Smith

07941 823007











Len Dean

07702 078758







Denise Cowell

07922 210534








Dave & Wendy Berrigan

07954 840211







Yvonne Evans

07944 980379










Dave Wheatley

07703 060278













Ray Yates

07852 493292







Jennifer & Grahame Becker

07793 109260





Ron Lockhart

01708 523513 or

07812 412611






Vicky & Terry Smith

07941 823007
















Brian Hatcher









Mike Davis





   

Brian Hatcher








Brian Hatcher









Len Dean





John & Marion

Hunting




Yvonne Evans





Mike Davis






Bernie & Carol Smith





Bernie & Carol Smith



Bernie & Carol Smith





Brian Hatcher








John & Marion Hunting




















































































































































Brian Hatcher









Mike Davis



    

Brian Hatcher