Great Chesterford to Audley End via Saffron Walden
Saturday, 21 July 2018
Start time: 10:35
Moderate 12 miles / 19.3 km
Travel: Take the 09:13 from Liverpool Street (Seven Sisters 09:27) arrives Great Chesterford at 10:35. Buy a return to Great Chesterford. Walk leader will join the nominated train at Seven Sisters.
NW Essex countryside: From Great Chesterford we pick up a path heading WSW then a path E before turning directly S to head to the pretty market town of Saffron Walden. Please bring a packed lunch and there will also be the opportunity of a pub stop. After lunch we head W out of Saffron Walden along the Saffron Trail as it skirts the E side of Audley [End] Park. We then head S to Debden Park, then W to the N tip of Newport and finally N to the village of Wendens Ambo which is where Audley End Station is. Option of post walk drink.
Terrain: Undulating: mainly footpaths but odd bridleway
Dropout points: None
Great Chesterford Railway Station
Grid reference: TL504424
Start time: 10:35
Audley End Railway Station
Grid reference: TL516363
This is a linear walk
Surroundings: Village, Park, green space
Capital Walkers is a thriving walking group. Aimed primarily at the 35-55 age range, it was set up by people who have walked on their own and with other groups for many years; Londoners who love getting out into the countryside and interesting urban ...
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.