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Chelmer & Blackwater Group

We are the Chelmer & Blackwater 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
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Overview

Our traditional New Years Day walk along the front at Southend, led by former chairman JohnC. Leisurely 9 mile linear walk, with no mud, mainly along the promenade from Shoeburyness to Leigh-on-Sea Station. Opportunity to shorten the walk using the C2C stations en route. 

Monday, 1 January 2024
Start time:
10:15 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 94436 85486
Nearest postcode:
SS3 9ST
what3words:
equipment.rise.orbited
Start time:
10:15 am

EITHER park in Peel Avenue Shoeburyness (which is a short walk from the station) and return there at the end by train, OR park at Leigh-on-Sea Station and take the train to the start of the walk.

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 83127 85762
Nearest postcode:
SS9 2ET
what3words:
orange.exist.stones
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm

The Walk finishes at Leigh-on-Sea Station. If parked at Shoeburyness return to CP by train.

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