Circular walk around Abberton Reservoir
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Start time: 10:00
(Estimated finish time: 16:30)
Leisurely 12 miles / 19.3 km
Circular walk around the newly enlarged Abberton Reservoir and RAMSAR Bird Sanctuary as part of the Essex Festival of Walks. Meet at Saint Andrew’s Church, Rectory Lane, Abberton (private car park – minimum Church donations £4 per car for all day parking) (grid ref TL 997 193, postcode CO5 7NJ) for walk round the reservoir. Morning via Peldon and Great Wigborough. Lunch at the EWT Abberton Visitors’ Centre café (no alcohol) ordered at start. Afternoon via Layer de la Hay and Malting Green. Please note the morning walk includes roads through Peldon village and a 1km unavoidable section along the unrestricted road towards Wigborough where particular care is needed. Otherwise walk uses footpaths and the new permissive paths to circumnavigate the newly expanded reservoir.
Grid reference: TL997193
Nearest postcode: CO5 7NJ
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
The Group serves the Borough of Colchester. Our area stretches from beautiful Dedham Vale and Constable country in the north east to the yachting and wildlife havens of Mersea Island and the Colne estuary to the south. We organise walks across North ...
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