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Chelmer & Blackwater Group

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Overview

A walk mainly through woodland and the country park with lunch at the White Hart in Hawkwell or the small park opposite.

UPDATE: leader has rerouted to avoid a muddy stretch, but we can't avoid all the mud, so poles are suggested (if you use them) 👩🏽‍🦯

Friday, 22 December 2023
Start time:
10:15 am
Estimated finish time:
3:45 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Features

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

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 82544 90268
Nearest postcode:
SS6 8UQ
what3words:
acting.invite.melt
Start time:
10:15 am

Free CP in woods at end of Grove Road, near School and recreation ground. Entrance track very cratered.

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