SWC Walk 258 Benfleet Circular (via Canvey Island)
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Varied walk around a unique island in the Thames Estuary: mudflats, creeks, river traffic, sandy beaches, seawall murals, grassy marshland, oil terminals & refineries
Benfleet Circular via Leigh on Sea walk
Hadleigh Castle, Leigh on Sean, and Benfleet Creek
Cow parsley Bures to Sudbury
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The Stour Valley Way, Gainsborough country and historic Sudbury.
Two 'SWC' walk authors decide to end it all.....
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A short North Sea coastal walk between 2 seaside resorts
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The Essex Way broadly following the former Epping to Ongar tube line. Muddy in winter.
Audley End House
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Through rolling hills and river valleys to the historic market town of Saffron Walden and one of Britain's finest stately homes
Benfleet to Leigh on Sea
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Essex Coastline, a ruined castle with a view, and 2 Tree Island
SWC Walk 158 - Ingatestone to Battlesbridge or Wickford
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The Wid Valley and the Wid itself, Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Reserve and the Crouch Valley via a mix of woods and fields.
SWC Walk 216 Kelvedon Circular
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Gentle Essex walk through the quiet Blackwater Valley to historic Coggeshall, with 300 listed buildings, for lunch.
SWC Walk 114 Laindon Circular
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Essex Hills, wooded Nature Reserves and panoramic Thames Valley Views
Looking much as painted by Constable
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River Stour - Constable country
SWC Walk 162 North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch
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Follow the tidal River Crouch eastwards towards the North Sea atop the sea wall. Wide open and scenic countryside, mudflats, creeks, rich bird life, sailing boats and marinas.
SWC Walk 159 South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge
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Long and varied walk in the Crouch valley across hilly parts of Essex, with some challenging field crossings and a serene riverside finish.
The start of the Broomway as it heads out onto Maplin Sands.
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Fabled tidal road off the coast off Essex across Maplin Sands to Foulness Island.
Wakes Colne to Bures Spectacular show of....
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The Colne Valley, thatched cottages, brooks, farms, woods and undulating hills
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Coastal walk from a faded grandeur Victorian seaside resort with pier to a fast eroding, fossil rich headland and a sand spit. Return along the beach or through a nature reserve.
SWC Walk 116 Wendens Ambo [Audley End station] Circular
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North West Essex hills and pretty villages
Hanningfield Nature Reserve Wickford to Battlesbridge
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Grassy fields, quiet lanes, a smattering of woods, Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Reserve and the tidal River Crouch.
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2 circular walks on either side of the Colne estuary. **check ferry times in advance**
Tidal river Colne to Brighlingsea. Then short ferry for coast walk to Clacton (long) or West Mersea (bus)