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Terling walk

posted 27 Sep 2017, 05:35 by Ralph Burtonshaw

The walk next Tuesday at Terling will include a pub lunch . This will be about 2 miles before the finish

Pleshey walk

posted 20 Sep 2017, 01:45 by Ralph Burtonshaw

Thanks, once again, to Chris for taking us to pastures new.
Here is a map of where we walked.

Old maps

posted 19 Sep 2017, 23:39 by Ralph Burtonshaw   [ updated 19 Sep 2017, 23:39 ]

Do you ever wonder how much a place has changed? Well if you follow this link you can see a current map side by side with a choice of old maps of the same area. Makes fascinating viewing

Change of start location

posted 6 Sep 2017, 00:45 by Ralph Burtonshaw   [ updated 6 Sep 2017, 00:45 ]

Due to a mix up I published a change of start recently for the wrong walk. Please ignore any instructions to park in the village hall at Terling on 3rd. October.
However Chris has obtained permission to use Pleshey Village Hall car park for his walk on 19th. September so the start of that walk is changed. The new postcode is CM3 1HA. After the walk the lunch will be in the "Leather Bottle" for those who would like to stay.
Apologies for the confusion.

Around Burnham walk

posted 31 Aug 2017, 00:47 by Ralph Burtonshaw

Thanks to Chris for last Tuesday's walk.
Here is a map to show where we went.

OS Grid Ref Finder

posted 30 Jul 2017, 10:12 by Ralph Burtonshaw   [ updated 30 Jul 2017, 10:12 ]

Walk leaders. When putting on a walk it is very important to get the correct OS grid reference to your walk or meeting place to make sure everybody can find it.
Knowing that this can be a problem I have recently found this website
All you need to do is zoom into the required spot and right click on your mouse. The six figure grid reference required for the Ramblers website will then appear (with a lot of other data) on your screen.

Walk to Remember

posted 21 Jul 2017, 11:42 by Ralph Burtonshaw

On Sunday 10th September, it is the 10th anniversary of our annual Havens to Havens Walk.
You can choose between either a 5 or 10 mile route, starting from Little Havens Hospice in Thundersley at 11am and walking through Hadleigh, Old Leigh and along Chalkwell’s coastline.
You will then be invited to join us for a delicious cream tea at the midway point, Fair Havens Hospice in Westcliff.
You can then either get the free bus back or you can walk the further 5 miles back to Little Havens.
Tickets for this event are £10 for adults, and £5 for children between 3-12 years.
All ticket prices include the cream tea and your entry fee helps us to raise vital funds for both Fair Havens Hospice and Little Havens Hospice.
Please note that pushchairs/wheelchairs are permitted for this event, and dogs on leads are welcomed.
Thank you in advance for your help – please don’t hesitate to get in touch on 01702 220337 if you have any questions or would like any more information.
The easiest way to sign up is online here and we also allow sign ups on the day at Little Havens from 9:30am.

Aug-Nov Walks Program

posted 2 Jul 2017, 00:20 by Ralph Burtonshaw   [ updated 2 Jul 2017, 00:21 ]

The next walks program is now available for download here

Once again our thanks to Eddie for all his hard work in organising and, of course, to the walk leaders without whom there would be no walks.

If you would like to lead a walk in the future but need advice or encouragement then speak to Eddie on any walk and he will be able to get you started.

Essex Area Update

posted 2 Jul 2017, 00:15 by Ralph Burtonshaw   [ updated 2 Jul 2017, 00:15 ]

The latest issue of Essex Area Update is available by clicking on this link

Hadleigh to Stratford walk

posted 17 May 2017, 00:32 by Ralph Burtonshaw   [ updated 17 May 2017, 00:32 ]

A couple of our walkers are to do a section of the The Hadleigh to Stratford walk "H2S". They intend to start at Battlesbridge and finish at the Olympic Stadium at Stratford. The walks will be a about 10 miles, perhaps once a month through the summer and on a Friday or Saturday.
If anyone is interested in the walk please contact Frank Waters on 07476 970711

This walk was designed by Essex Area Ramblers as a lasting legacy for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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