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West Essex Group

We are the West Essex Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Long walk Meet: 10am at lay-by alongside Cricket Ground at Buckhurst Hill, off A121 (Loughton to Buckhurst Hill road) opposite Roebuck Lane. Parking charges apply in car park but free parking possible in roads opposite. Buses 20 and 397 stop nearby. Epping Forest ramble to Springfield Farm, Lippitts Hill via High Beach (approx 6 miles). Hopefully avoiding mud. Return walk after lunch back to Buckhurst Hill (approx 4 miles), led by Janis. Short walk Meet: 11am at Bury Road car park, Chingford. Circular forest walk to Springfield Farm, returning to car park after lunch. Lunch stop for both walks: Springfield Farm and/or The Owl PH. See Programme Notes for more details.
Monday, 18 December 2023
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.1km / 10.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 41100 94501
Nearest postcode:
IG9 5SF
what3words:
lights.reply.firm
Start time:
10:00 am

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking