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DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Sunday, 20th May
10am at parking in the surrounding streets where possible, meet at the War Memorial on the High Street.
TM194275 / CO12 5AS
Great Oakley
A circular walk to Thorpe via Landermere. Picnic lunch.HEALTH WARNING: It is worth mentioning that there are a couple of areas overgrown with nettles. Walkers might want to either arm themselves with walking poles to batter the nettles into submission or wear long trousers!
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Maggie and Terry
01255 763964
07890 000468
Thursday, 24th May
10am at at Lawford Church car park.
TM088315 / CO11 2JX
Lawford
A short walk around Manningtree and Mistley. Bring a drink for mid walk break.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Michael May
01206 867863
07736 414703
Thursday, 24th May
10am at at the village hall car park in Bures.
TL908339 / CO8 5BX
Bures
A walk heading out along St. Edmund Way and through Arger Fen; then on to Assington where lunches area available at The Shoulder of Mutton pub, The Barn garden centre or bring along a picnic. The afternoon return is via Tiger Hill direct to the start.
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Dave Cornell
01206 615695
07901 821973
Thursday, 31st May
10am at meet at the pier, using the pay and display or street parking nearby.
TM254215 / CO14 8ES
Walton
A circular walk around The Naze.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Burt Thomas
01206 213427
07951 250190
Thursday, 31st May
10am at at the Gun Hill lay-by, the entrance to which is just to the west of the junction with Stratford Road; please do not park in between the white marker posts.
TM041333 / CO7 6HP
Stratford St. Mary
A circular walk via Higham and Shelley. Bring food and drink for a picnic lunch, as there are no shops on this walk.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
John and Stephanie Belcher
01206 825626
07784 576908
Sunday, 3rd June
10am at at the weir in Main Street, Stratford St. Mary.
TM042340 / CO7 6JR
Stratford St. Mary
A circular walk will take us to a lunch stop at Stoke by Nayland with picnic lunch and time to enjoy a drink at a local pub.
12mile / 19.3kmModerate
Contact
Stephen Northrop
07902 948159
Thursday, 7th June
10am at at St. Leonard’s Church, Beaumont-cum-Moze
TM180247 / CO16 0AZ
Beaumont-cum-Moze
A circular walk.
6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Contact
Dee Rampling Lee
01206 251165
Thursday, 7th June
10am at at the free car park at Lavenham adjacent to The Cock Inn.
TL914489 / CO10 9SA
Lavenham
Aa circular walk via Acton and Long Melford where there are plenty of places for those wishing to buy lunch.
12mile / 19.3kmModerate
Contact
Heather & Keith
01206 530592
Friday, 8th June
7pm at at the lay-by at Cattawade old bridge off the A137
TM101330 / CO11 1RE
Cattawade
A gentle evening walk round East End, through woods and open country.
5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Contact
Jean Ward
01206 392740
Sunday, 10th June
11am at at the free car park in East Bergholt.
TM069346 / CO7 6TB
East Bergholt
A pleasant walk through rolling countryside with picnic lunch at Dedham.
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Heather & Keith
01206 530592
Thursday, 14th June
10am at at Martin’s Farm Country Park on the B1027.
TM119173 / CO16 8HN
St. Osyth
A circular walk around St. Osyth and Point Clear. Please bring a lunch or the Ferry Boat Inn will be open for drinks and food. The actual walk will be led by June Clark.Please note that the proposed strawberry tea to follow this walk has had to be cancelled..
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
June Clarke
01206 243662
07548 502762
Sunday, 17th June
10am at at Alresford village hall car park in Ford Lane
TM068212 / CO7 8AT
Alresford
A circular walk with a lunch stop at Wivenhoe Quay where pubs and cafes will be open for drinks and food if required, otherwise picnic lunch.
8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Pamela Bradley
01206 799256
Thursday, 21st June
10am at at the Stour Wood RSPB car park in Wrabness
TM190310 / CO12 5ND
Wrabness
A circular walk.
4.5mile / 7.2kmLeisurely
Contact
Dee Rampling Lee
01206 251165
Thursday, 21st June
10am at at the village hall car park in Hartest, ignoring the private car park sign or park around village green.
TL833525 / IP29 4DH
Hartest
A figure of eight walk, in the morning enjoying undulating Suffolk countryside toward Brockley. Following a picnic lunch on village green or at The Crown, the afternoon is through part of the Chadacre Estate, passing impressive Chadacre Hall.
12mile / 19.3kmModerate
Contact
Fran and June
01787 310283
07983 768643
Thursday, 28th June
10am at at West End Lane car park in Dovercourt
TM246301 / CO12 3FA
Dovercourt
A walk via Little Oakley, with some road walking.
5.5mile / 8.9kmLeisurely
Contact
Margaret F and Eileen D
01206 251593
07941 999723
Thursday, 28th June
10am at at lay-by adjacent to Cobbolds Farm on the South side of the A1071 near Hadleigh.
TM051434 / IP7 6BG
Hadleigh
A lovely countryside walk over to Hintlesham and back to Hadleigh. Picnic lunch or food is available the The George in Hintlesham.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Maggie and Terry
01255 763964
07890 000468
Sunday, 1st July
10am at at Lawford Church car park.
TM088315 / CO11 2JX
Lawford
A walk to Flatford and Dedham. Bring refreshments for mid-walk break.
6.5mile / 10.5kmLeisurely
Contact
Michael May
01206 867863
07736 414703
Thursday, 5th July
10am at on The Esplanade near Bournemouth Road, from where we will catch the 10:10am bus to Walton, with a bus pass or £3.50 fare. The walk is back along sea wall via Holland Church and Frinton Golf Club.
TM208164 / CO15 5TR
Holland Haven
A linear walk.
6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Contact
Margaret F and Eileen D
01206 251593
07941 999723
Thursday, 5th July
10am at at Lawford Church car park.
TM088315 / CO11 2JX
Lawford
A circular walk to Little Bromley. Lunch and/or a visit to The Haywain.
11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
Stephen Northrop
07902 948159
Thursday, 12th July
10am at at the pay and display car park in Mill Road, Dedham.
TM058334 / CO7 6DH
Dedham
A circular walk via Langham Church.
5.6mile / 9kmLeisurely
Contact
Burt Thomas
01206 213427
07951 250190
Thursday, 12th July
10am at at Harpers Hill Lane off the A134 at Nayland.
TL966345 / CO6 4NT
Nayland
A walk via Wissington and Honey Tye to The Anchor at Nayland for lunch. The afternoon is a circuit South of Nayland. A figure of eight is possible (6 + 4 miles) for those willing to make own way back from The Anchor to Harpers Hill.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Jeff Coe
01255 862098
07752 377463
Friday, 13th July
7pm at at the free car park behind the Red Lion in East Bergholt.
TM069346 / CO7 6TB
East Bergholt - Evening Walk
An evening walk via Fenbridge to Flatford and back via woods and fields with views of Dedham Vale. Please bring drink and snack, if required.
5mile / 8.1kmLeisurely
Leader
Jean Ward
01206 392740
Sunday, 15th July
10am at at the Essex Wildlife Trust visitor centre car park at Abberton Reservoir.
TL963178 / CO2 0EU
Abberton
A picturesque circular walk via Layer Breton. Picnic lunch on the green opposite the Hare & Hounds, for those who want a quick drink.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Maggie and Terry
01255 763964
07890 000468
Thursday, 19th July
10am at at Lawford Church car park.
TM088315 / CO11 2JX
Lawford
A circular walk to Flatford for a coffee stop.
6.4mile / 10.3kmLeisurely
Contact
Malcolm Westwood
01206 395224
Thursday, 19th July
10am at at the car park about 2.25 miles South East of Melton on the B1083.
TM306475 / Inaccurate
Sutton Hoo
A circular walk to the River Deben and Sutton Hoo. Lunch is at the National Trust café at Sutton Hoo or bring a picnic.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
John and Stephanie Belcher
01206 825626
07784 576908
Sunday, 22nd July
10am at at Stoke by Nayland recreation ground car park.
TL985363 / CO6 4QX
Stoke by Nayland
A scenic circular walk via Withermarsh Green, Gifford’s Hall Park, Dollop’s Wood and Polstead. Picnic lunch.
10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Janet Penfold
01255 862098
07752 377463
Thursday, 26th July
10am at at the free car park in Elmstead, off the Clacton Road
TM064243 / CO7 7DA
Elmstead Market
A circular walk via Bromley Cross, Little Bromley and Great Bromley. Please bring along your own food and drink to enjoy a picnic lunch in the beautiful Essex countryside.
10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Contact
Dave Cornell
01206 615695
07901 821973