Tag Archives: Coast

186. Colchester to Wivenhoe

June 2007 This ended up being a rather shorter walk than I had planned, for reasons that I’ll explain later. I had hoped to reach the sea but in fact I only made it part way along the banks of … Continue reading

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185. Mersea Island to Colchester

June 2007 For this walk I need to cross the river Colne which means taking a long diversion inland to the town of Colchester which is the first bridge across the river. There is, in theory, a ferry further south, … Continue reading

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184. Mersea Island

May 2007 Continuing my theme of visiting all the islands as well as walking the mainland coast, I decided to walk around Mersea Island too. It could be done in one day and I’ve found all the islands I’ve visited … Continue reading

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183. Salcott to The Strood (Mersea Island Causeway) and Copt Hall Marshes

December 2017 I finished walking the Essex coast around 10 years ago. Or so I thought. It was whilst searching for photos a few weeks ago for this write up that I could not find any for the section between … Continue reading

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182. Tollesbury Circular

May 2007 This is another walk of marshes and creeks, this time around the various creeks at the north western edge of the Blackwater estuary. Such is the nature of all these creeks that after nearly 10 miles of walking … Continue reading

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181. Maldon to Tollesbury

May 2007 It’s another walk alongside marshes and creeks as I follow the northern side of the Blackwater estuary back towards the sea to the village of Tollesbury. Public transport links are sparse in this area, even Maldon – a … Continue reading

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180. Northey Island

June 2017 When I walked the part of the Essex coast around Maldon in 2007 I came across Northey Island. The island is accessed via a causeway which I began to walk out, but a National Trust signed warned that … Continue reading

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