Tag Archives: Essex

192. Manningtree to Shotley Gate

October 2007 After my decision to walk around the Stour I’d now be heading back towards the coast as close as possible to the north banks of the river. This was also a day of excitement since I’d be crossing … Continue reading

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190. Walton-on-the-Naze to Dovercourt

September 2007 After a walk beside beaches last time this was to be another walk that was mostly away from the open sea, as I need to get around Hamford Water. I described this before as an inlet or estuary … Continue reading

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189. Clacton-on-Sea to Walton-on-the-Naze

August 2007 I was looking forward to this walk as it would be the first walk I’ve done in Essex for many months which is alongside the sea rather than an estuary, river or creek. I’ve picked a good day … Continue reading

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188. St Osyth to Clacton-on-Sea

July 2007 At last after all that walking around estuaries, rivers and creeks I was going to reach the open sea again on this walk, ending at the large resort of Clacton-on-Sea. As St Osyth does not have a railway … Continue reading

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187. Wivenhoe to St Osyth

July 2007 Despite all the problems I had with trains at the end of my last walk I decided to take the train again for this walk as it is now nearly a 2 hour drive from home to the … Continue reading

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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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