Morning walk around Dedham
Meet Dedham CP (grid ref TM 058 333, postcode CO7 6DH) £2.00 for 4 hours. A walk towards Stratford then up the hill and down and then up the lovely ancient Monks Lane. Back via May’s Barn into Dedham. Choose your pub or tearoom. Pre-Christmas retail therapy opportunity at the Craft Centre. No rushing today!
Figure of 8 walk around Layer
Meet at the Donkey and Buskins pub in Layer (grid ref TL 974 208 postcode CO2 0HU) for a figure of 8 walk in the lovely Roman River Valley. Chest Wood and Grymes Dyke in the morning; Friday Woods and Malting Green in the afternoon. Order food at the pub before we set off. Please park at the end of the car park.
Morning walk around Nayland
Long Walkers Christmas Lunch. Meet at the Anchor Inn, Nayland (grid ref. TL 974 341, postcode CO6 4JL). A circular walk to Wissington, returning to the Anchor in time for walkers to change, if they wish. Usual coffee stop then lunch at 13.00. Terry & Kerry Cole are organising the Lunch.
Morning walk around Heybridge Basin
Meet Daisy Meadow CP, Heybridge Basin (grid ref TL 870 069, postcode CM9 4RP). Join me for a short walk around the Basin in memory of Jane Murray. Choices of venues for lunch.
Circular walk to Little Baddow
Meet Mayes Lane CP, Danbury (grid ref TL 783 050 postcode CM3 4NJ). Nice walk past Riffhams and Great Graces to reach Little Baddow Church, then through Holybreds Wood to Little Baddow for lunch. Afternoon walk through Danbury woodlands and past Danbury Church to the CP. Pub; The Rodney or The General’s Arms, Little Baddow.
Figure of 8 walk around Hintlesham
Meet in The George, Hintlesham pub CP (grid ref TM 088 434 postcode IP8 3NH) for a figure of eight walk. Order and pay for food at start. The morning walk takes you north through Burstall towards Flowton church, returning via Hintlesham Park. The short afternoon walk explores the area around Chattisham to the south.
Morning walk around Wormingford
Meet at The Crown, Wormingford (grid ref TM 930 315 postcode CO6 3AB) for a pretty, undulating walk via Wormingford Hall, the Church and Grange. Order food first.
Figure of 8 walk around Long Melford
Meet at Long Melford CP, opposite Melford Hall (grid TL 865 462 postcode CO10 9AA) for a figure of eight walk passing Melford Hall, up towards Kentwell Hall, via Bridge Street, returning to the start via Hare Drift (am) and the 5 star Holy Trinity Church and Almshouses (pm). Personal choice for lunch in the many tea rooms or pubs in Long Melford.
Morning walk around Brantham
eet Cattawade CP by Old Bridge (grid ref TM 101 329 postcode CO11 1RE) for a short walk along the river and up to Brantham church. No lunch but can eat sandwich at The Crown if you by a drink. No food served in the pub.
Circular walk to Great Tey
Meet at Fordham Heath CP (grid ref TL 943 263 postcode CO3 9TA) for a walk to the Chequers pub at Great Tey via Daisy Green and Aldhamhall wood. Back via Bourchiers Hall and Fiddlers Farm. Pre-order lunch at the start.
Morning walk around Langham
Meet at the Shepherd PH CP, Langham (grid ref TM 019 318, postcode CO4 5NR) for a meander around the picturesque countryside of Langham. Order lunch at start of walk.