Monthly Archives: August 2017

167. Canvey Island to Leigh-on-Sea

December 2006 This walk turned out to be a beautiful walk through more interesting scenery than I had expected and on a beautiful (albeit cold) winters day. Though I did deviate from the nearest coastal route (but rectified that on … Continue reading

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166. Pitsea to Canvey Island

December 2006 On this walk I followed the marshes eastwards from Pitsea, alongside the railway line to Benfleet and crossed onto Canvey Island the first island I’ve encountered in Essex (but certainly not the last) and ended with lovely views … Continue reading


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Compass points

Now I’ve been to three of the four compass points of mainland Britain. Southernmost (Lizard point) Easternmost (Lowestoft Ness) And now the most northerly, Dunnet Head (which is actually further north than John O Groats) Just the western most point … Continue reading

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165. Stanford-le-Hope to Pitsea

December 2006 I did this walk from home first taking the train into London Waterloo, the tube from there to West Ham and a C2C train from West Ham to Stanford-le-Hope. It was a pleasant journey though I had not … Continue reading

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England completed

Today I’ve completed my coastal walk around England as I’ve walked the final stretch of coast in England. That means I can now never go to the coast anywhere in England without saying “I’ve been here before”! I’ve not done … Continue reading

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164. Tilbury to Stanford-le-Hope

November 2006 It was time to move on to a new county. Having started off really enjoying the coast of Kent the last few walks had been mostly marshes and industry and I was getting a bit bored of it. … Continue reading

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