Easy walk around Hatfield Peveral
Terside Mingle 63. Meet Hatfield Peverel Rec. ground B1019 (grid ref TL 796 115, post code CM3 2HW). Saunter-loop via Ter Ford. Part Green Corridor trail. Explorer Sheet 183 needed. Cars
Evening walk around Fordham
Meet at Quilters Green Car Park, Ponders Road, Fordham (grid ref TL 927 286, postcode CO6 3LZ) for a walk towards Wakes Colne and returning by Crepping Hall.
Circular walk to Colchester
Meet Orpen Hall, West Bergholt (grid Ref TL 958 278, post code - CO6 3BG) Circular walk from West Bergholt through Great Horksley to Highwoods Country Park and return via Cymberline Meadows and Golf Course.. Lunch Orders for the Bricklayers taken at beginning. Cafe at Asda can be used or picnics can be had.
Morning walk to Flatford Mill
Meet Cattawade picnic site (grid ref TM 100 331, postcode CO11 1QW. Walk to Flatford Mill and Fen Bridge, back south of the river. The last I heard the Crown Cattawade does not provide food, so will investigate driving to East Bergholt or Manningtree after the walk
Figure of 8 walk around Manningtree
Figure of 8 walk around Manningtree. Meet at The Crown car park, Quay Street, Manningtree (pub car park with limited space - extra parking along The Walls) to pre-order lunch (grid ref TM 108 318, postcode CO11 1AH) for figure of 8 walk round Lawford and Manningtree. Morning via Stour estuary sea wall to Judas gap and return along part of Essex Way and Saint Mary’s church. Lunch at The Crown in Manningtree. Afternoon via Mistley Towers and return along another part of Essex Way.
Evening walk around Stratford St. Mary
Meet Stratford St. Mary main road near the weir (grid ref TM 042 340 postcode CO7 6JR) for an evening stroll above the Stour Valley taking in part of the Stour Valley Path. Choice of pubs in the village for an optional drink afterwards.
Easy walk to Lawford
Walls with Tides 40. Meet Mistley Thorn bus stop B1352. (grid ref TM 117 318, post code CO11 1HE). Saunter the Walls. Through Manningtree to Lawford for return bus or social breakfast or both. Bus 103 departs Stanwell St. Ba 08.00. Explorer 184 covers the route. Return bus 103 or 104
Linear walk from Harwich to Manningtree
Meet Manningtree railway station car park (£3 fee) (grid TM 095 323 postcode CO11 2LH) to catch a train at 09:26 to Harwich Town & walk back along the estuary. Lunch – picnic on banks of Stour followed by SHORT pub stop at The Strangers Home, just for drinks. Enjoy the coastal scenery and wildlife, stunning views of the Stour. Path follows part of the Essex Way.
Early arrivals at Manningtree Station will have time to enjoy the buffet.