Sunday walk: Parks & Museums of Southend
Sunday, 21 May 2017
Start time: 10:45
(Estimated finish time: 16:45)
Moderate 11 miles / 17.7 km
A 11 Mile walk along Leigh Broadway to Chalkwell Park, then down to follow Prittle brook to Priory park, where after 4 miles we will stop for 20 minutes to enjoy the Priory, Museum and walled garden (All free). Then past St Mary;s church through Churchill gardens, past Southend Victoria station and on to Southchurch Hall, where after 6 miles we will stop for lunch and to explore the Grade 1 listed medieval moated house (Free). There are often interesting inhabitants to be seen swimming in the lake. On to Southchurch park to circumnavigate the boating lake, before following the shoreline back to the Pier, then up (passing the historic cliff lift) to Prittlewell square, where after 8 miles we will have a short rest in Southend's oldest public park, situated in a lovely Victorian square with views out over the pier. Then three easy miles to get us back to our starting point with optional pub finish. Bring a Packed Lunch
Grid reference: TQ830857
Nearest postcode: SS9 2ET
Start time: 10:45
This is a circular walk
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