Essex Area Ramblers

At the heart of walking in Essex

Area walks Programme 
You are more than welcome to join one of the groups walks before becoming a Ramblers member. There's no need to book - just turn up.
Upcoming area group's walks are shown below. Walks are in group alphabetical order.Click on a title for more information including a map showing the start point and a link to the website of the group which has organised the walk.

DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Wednesday, 26th July
South East Essex
8:45am at Meet at Victoria Rd.Car share from Victoria Rd car park, Rayleigh SS6 8EG, TQ 813913
TQ813913 / SS6 8EG
A lovely walk from Bures to Sudbury with a pub stop at The Swan at Little Henny, Snacks only, not full Lunch.Return from Sudbury to Bures by rail so bring Rail cards.9mile / 14.5kmLeisurely
Leader
Mary
07519 145218
Wednesday, 26th July
Colchester
10am at
TL928281 / CO6 3NJ
Meet at 'The Three Horseshoes', Fordham. (grid ref TL 928 281, postcode CO6 3NJ) for a circular walk around the Fordham area. Please arrive in time to order lunch before setting off, thank you.5mile / 8.1kmLeisurely
Leader
Paul
07772 749262
Wednesday, 26th July
Uttlesford
10am at Meet at The Cock PH, Henham.
TL545285 / CM22 6AL
Arrive in time to order lunch. Please find alternative parking if not lunching at the pub.6.5mile / 10.5kmModerate
Leader
Robert B
01799 523857
07939 018803
Wednesday, 26th July
Colchester
10am at
TL883196 / CO5 9EE
Meet at Prested Hall in Feering (grid ref TL 883 196 postcode CO5 9EE) for a figure of eight walk enjoying the beauty of the Essex countryside, a “dash” of the urban and the chance to see the speeding traffic on the A12 quite close up. Order food from 09.30 but please note the Health Club, where we are eating, can ONLY cater for 30 people and NO more. Those bringing sandwiches are able to come inside and have a drink10.8mile / 17.4kmLeisurely
Leader
John Allcock
07772 749262
Wednesday, 26th July
Chelmer & Blackwater
10:15am at
TL781043 / CM3 4JJ
NT CP Bicknacre Road10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Publicity Officer
01245 344636
Wednesday, 26th July
East Essex Friends
10:30am at The Cricketers PH, Spring Lane, Eight Ash Green
TL945262 / CO3 9TG
Walk in the Essex countryside5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter W
07864 050389
Wednesday, 26th July
West Essex
10:30am at
TL762086 / CM3 4BE
Meet layby on Church Road, north of Bridge over Chelmer, south of Boreham. The walk takes us along the banks of the Chelmer before heading across farmland and through a variety of woodlands back to the river. Lunch  stop “The Generals Arms”, Little Baddow.9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Contact
Wednesday, 26th July
Hike Essex
7pm at Meet under village sign opposite the white horse pub. CM2 7HH Please park in Vicarage Lane or surrounding streets.
TL728048 / CM2 7HH
4.5 mile circular walk starting from the village of Great Baddow. We will head out to Barns lock on the river Chelmer and follow the Chelmer to Sandford mill and then return to Gt Baddow via Sandon.Starting point Meet under village sign opposite the white horse pub. CM2 7HH Please park in Vicarage Lane or surrounding streets.4.5mile / 7.2kmLeisurely
Leader
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07787942566
Wednesday, 26th July
Brentwood
7pm at Laindon Common Rd. CP. near A176.
TQ674930 / CM12 9SY
Billericay5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Thursday, 27th July
Tendring District
10am at At The Case is Altered in Bentley
TM108370 / IP9 2DN
A circular walk. Lunch is available in the pub afterwards.5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Ian Chapman
07914 749520
Thursday, 27th July
Tendring District
10am at At Lemon’s Hill Bridge north car park
TM137377 / IP9 2NH
A cicular walk with lunch at The Compasses in Holbrook or bring a picnic.10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Andrew Blaby
01255 502699
Thursday, 27th July
Brentwood
10:15am at Hylands Park Main North CP. from A414. Writtle By-Pass
TL680048 / CM2 8FS
Chelmsford, Widford6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Contact
Thursday, 27th July
West Essex
10:30am at
TL422067 / EN9 2DG
Meet Craner’s PYO, Common Road, Nazeing. Driving from the south pass the “Sun” pub on the left. The PYO  is then 300 yards on the right; park at the far end of the car park. An undulating walk around Nazeing. PYO, tea and cakes available at the end of the walk.5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Thursday, 27th July
South East Essex
7pm at Hockley Woods car park (free) SS5 4RN
TQ831923 / SS5 4RN
Hockley Woods to Hawkwell, Ashingdon Hill, Beckney Woods, Hockley Mount then back to start via Hockley Village5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter C
01702 206424
Thursday, 27th July
Chelmer & Blackwater
7pm at
TL663143 / CM3 1HA
Park in Street. Meet outside Holy Trinity Church5mile / 8kmEasy
Contact
Publicity Officer
01245 344636
Thursday, 27th July
Havering & East London
.Meet at Dagenham East underground station for a circular walk through parks and nature reserves. Registerd Assistance dog only5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
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07583532309
Friday, 28th July
Chelmer & Blackwater
10:15am at
TQ694991 / CM4 9NF
VH CP 50p donation. Walk to Ingatestone.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Publicity Officer
01245 344636
Friday, 28th July
Colchester
6:45pm at
TL967228 / CO3 0SH
Meet at Gosbecks car park (grid ref TL 967 228, postcode CO3 0SH) for a walk through Stanway Green, Butcher’s Wood, Oliver’s and Gosbecks. Optional drink afterwards at the Leather Bottle.4.5mile / 7.2kmLeisurely
Leader
Jenny Spillane
07772 749262
Saturday, 29th July
Redbridge
10am at
TQ393925 / IG8 9SZ
Meet 10.00 at the end of Keynsham Avenue, which is off Chingford Lane, by the back entrance of the park (IG8 9TA). There is plenty of parking. Walk will explore the history of the greater area. Coffee stop. Finish approx 12.30.4.5mile / 7.2kmLeisurely
Contact
Saturday, 29th July
South East Essex
10am at RSPB main gate on the mini roundaboutRSPB car park
TQ774842 / SS8 0QQ
Meet in the free car park RSPB Nature Reserve Roscommon Road Canvey Island. Car park can be found on the Mini roundabout. From Benfleet station on your left, drive straight 1.2 miles to the mini roundabout. SS8 0QQ postcode is approximate only. We walk the creeks and sea walls and nature reserve. fine views of the river and creeks.5.5mile / 8.9kmLeisurely
Leader
Graham W
07860 738777
Saturday, 29th July
Rochford & Castle Point
10am at Free car park, PSPB Nature Reserve, Roscommon Way, Canvey Island.
TQ774842 / SS8 0QQ
Car park can be found on the mini roundabout from Benfleet Station on your left, drive straight for 1.2 miles to the mini roundabout. SS8 0QQ. Postcode is approximate only. We walk the creeks, seawalls and nature reserve. Fine views of the river and creeks. A SEE walk.5.5mile / 8.9kmLeisurely
Leader
Graham White
07860 738777
Saturday, 29th July
Brentwood
10am at Tylers Common CP. Nags Head Lane opp. garden centre. An Easy 6.5 mile walk.
TQ563906 / RM14 1TS
Brentwood, Gt Warley6mile / 9.7kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 29th July
Uttlesford
10am at Meet at the Daisy Meadow car park off B1026 (free parking).
TL870069 / CM9 4RP
A walk in the Heybridge Basin area with pub lunch.9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Leader
Sue G
01371872552
07875009101
Saturday, 29th July
Havering & East London
.Meet at Woolwich Arsenal DLR station (I'll check all exits!) for a circular walk via Charlton.Registered Assistance Dogs only please6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Contact
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07583532309
Saturday, 29th July
East Essex Friends
10:30am at National Trust Visitor Centre Car Park.
TL540198 / CM22 6NH
Walk in the Essex countryside4.5mile / 7.2kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter H
07769 800833
Saturday, 29th July
West Essex
10:30am at
TQ394951 / E4 7QJ
Meet Bury Road car park. A  circular walk with woods, hills and views. A drink stop at “Owl” pub. Cafes and pubs at end.5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 29th July
Chelmer & Blackwater
1:30pm at
TL781068 / CM3 4SA
Sports Field CP off Riffhams Chase5mile / 8kmEasy
Contact
Publicity Officer
01245 344636
Sunday, 30th July
South East Essex
10am at Coalhouse Fort Car park
TQ689767 / RM18 8QD
We follow the Thames Path to Bata Town.Address:- Princess Margaret Road,East Tilbury RM18 8PB5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Leader
Graham W
07860 738777
Sunday, 30th July
Basildon Greenway
10am at Ford End Church, Church Lane, Ford End
TL677168 / CM3 1LQ
11 mile walk with pub stop11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Leader
Christine & Malcolm Finch
01268 554264
Sunday, 30th July
Redbridge
10am at
TQ450543 / TN16 1BT
Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.00 at Westerham public car park (Postcode TN16 1BT). Pub stop in Limpsfield Chart.11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact

 

 

 

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