Colchester Ramblers

Rogers Walks

Here is the full list of Rogers walks.

To download the full listing as a pdf file click here, or click here for an excel version.

Any updates to the walks are shown in red below. Walk details are accurate to when they were compiled and are liable to be superseded by path changes as well as pub closures. If you come across any problems with the starting points or the walks please complete the form below with the details.

To request copies of walk maps, please fill in the request form at the bottom of the page.

Walk No  Start Location  Pub  Mileage 
1 Trimley Nature Reserve CP Ship, Levington 6½ + 5½
2 Chillesford Church Jolly Sailor, Orford 5¾ + 6½
3 Melton Riverside CP George, Wickham Market 6 + 6½
4 Playford VH Dog, Grundisburgh 4 + 3
5 Shingle St. Martello Tower Sorrel Horse, Shottisham 6½ + 4½
6 Bramford Public CP Duke of Marlborough, Somersham 8 + 5
7 The Bell PH, Kersey Fig of 8 6½ + 4½
8 The Oyster, Butley Fig of 8 6½ + 2½
9 Sorrel Horse, Shottisham Fig of 8 6 + 5
10 Outside Bristol Arms, Shotley Queens Head, Erwarton 5 + 3½
11 The Compasses PH, Holbrook Fig of 8 5 + 4
12 Hintlesham Comm. Centre George, Hintlesham (Fig of 8) 6 + 4
13 Long Melford Public CP Black Lion, Glemsford 5 + 4
14 The Street, Ramsey Choice in Harwich 5½ + 4
15 Newbourne VH Fox, Newbourne (Fig of 8) 5¾ + 4
16 Stoke  by  Nayland Playing Fields White Hart, Boxford 6 + 4
17 Commons Lane CP, Bromeswell Plough, Sutton 8 + 4
18 Raydon Sports Ground Kings Head or George, Hadleigh 7 + 4½
19 Topplesfield Bridge CP, Hadleigh Red Rose, Lindsey Tye or picnic 6 + 4
20 Stratford St. Mary, near Black Horse PH NO PUB Picnic only 10½
21 Glemsford VH Crown, Hartest 7 + 4
22 Friday Woods CP Hare & Hounds, Birch Green 5 + 5
23 Raydon Sports Ground Marquis of Cornwallis, Upper Layham 4 + 4
24 Barham Picnic Site Sorrel Horse 6½ + 3½
25 Barham Picnic Site Lion, Needham Market 5 + 5½
26 Glemsford VH Bush, Shimpling St. 6½ + 5
27 Snape Maltings Ship, Blaxhall 6 + 5½
28 Cavendish Village Green Compasses, Stansfield 6½ + 4½
29 Nature Reserve CP, Glemsford Five Bells, Cavendish 6½ + 4
30 Gt. Cornard Country Park Lamarsh Lion 7 + 5¾
31 Rendlesham Forest CP White Lion, Ufford 5¼ + 5¼
32 Lavenham Public CP Choice in Lavenham (Fig of 8) 6½ + 5½
33 Village Square, Bildeston Crown or Red Lion 6½ + 5¼
34 Village Square, Bildeston Six Bells, Preston St Mary 5½ + 5½
35 Hintlesham Community Hall CP Duke of Marlborough, Somersham 7 + 5
36 Needham Lake CP (pay) Barking Fox, Barking Tye 6½ + 4½
37 Hawkedon in front of Church Plough, Rede 7 + 4
38 Needham Lake CP (pay) Gardeners Arms, Moats Tye 5¼ + 6
39 Hintlesham Community Hall CP Rose and Crown, Elmsett 5 + 4
40 Barham Picnic Site Duke of Marlborough, Somersham 6½ + 5½
41 Barham Church CP Moon and Mushroom, Swilland 6½ + 5
42 Playford VH Moon and Mushroom, Swilland 6 + 5¼
43 Otley VH White Horse, Otley (Fig of 8) 5½ + 5
44 Bocking Church George, Shalford 7 + 4
45 Gosfield Church Cock, Beazley End 6¼ + 4
46 Bocking Church Kings Head, Gosfield 6½ + 4¼
47 Stisted Church (Fig of 8) Onley Arms, Stisted 6 + 6
48 Gt. Yeldham Village Fox and Hounds, Steeple Bumpstead 7 + 6¼
49 Ridgewell Village Green Plough, Birdbrook 7 + 2¼
50 Hawkedon in front of Church Plumbers Arms, Wickham Street 6¼ + 3¾
51 Mill Green Common CP Cricketers or Viper (Fig of 8) 6½ + 6
52 Semer VH Wheelhouse, Naughton 6 + 3½
53 Hanningfield Reservoir Causeway Fox and Hounds, Ramsden Bellhouse 5 + 5
54 Hanningfield Res. Waterside Café Barge, Battlesbridge 6½ + 4½
55 Hanningfield Res. Picnic site Windmill, East Hanningfield 5¾ + 5¼
56 Semer VH Peacock Inn, Chelsworth 6½ + 3½
57 Semer VH Red Lion or Crown, Bildeston 5½ + 5
58 Semer Church Swan, Monks Eleigh 5½ + 5
59 Stebbing Road, Felsted St. Annes Castle, Gt. Leighs 7 + 6
60 Stebbing Road, Felsted Compasses, Littley Green 5½ + 5
61 Gt. Dunmow Recreation Ground Three Horseshoes, Duton Hill 6¼ + 3½
62 Gt. Dunmow Recreation Ground White Hart, Stebbing 6½ + 5¼
63 Long Melford Public CP (Fig of 8) Choice of pubs in Long Melford 6¼ + 5¼
64 Gt. Dunmow Recreation Ground Swan, Gt. Easton 6 + 4
65 Barham Picnic Site (variation of no. 24) Dukes Head, Coddenham No food will open if sufficient nos. 5½ + 3½
66 Magdalen Rd Long Stay CP, Hadleigh Rose and Crown, Elmsett 7¼ + 4¼
67 Church Lane, Boxford Swan, Lt Waldringfield 5½ + 5
68 Claire Castle Country Park (pay) Rose and Crown, Hundon 6¾ + 4½
69 Stephen Marshall PF CP, Finchingfield George, Shalford 6 + 5
70 Gt. Saling VH Vine, Gt Bardfield 6¼ + 4¼
71 Stephen Marshall PF CP, Finchingfield Swan, Thaxted 7 + 5¼
72 Stephen Marshall PF CP, Finchingfield Red Lion, Gt. Sampford 5 + 4
73 Nr. White Hart, High Street, Stebbing Vine, Gt. Bardfield 7½ + 6
74 Nr. White Hart, High Street, Stebbing Swan, Thaxted 7½ + 6
75 Recreation Ground, Gt. Dunmow Four Ashes, Takeley 7 + 5½
76 Gt. Easton Church or VH Swan, Thaxted 7¼ + 5
77 Gt. Easton Church or VH Prince of Wales, Brick End, Broxted 6½ + 4½
78 Stebbing High Street Flitch of Bacon, Lt. Dunmow 7 + 3¼
79 White Hart PH, Stebbing (Fig of 8) 7 + 5
80 Elmsett VH Duke of Marlborough, Somersham 6¾ + 4
81 Otley VH Dobermann, Framsden Street 5½ + 5½
82 Lavenham Public CP (can be a.m. only) Swan. Monks Eleigh 5¼ + 7
83 Lavenham Public CP Six Bells, Preston St. Mary 5½ + 4
84 Lavenham Public CP Bull, nr Thorpe Morieux 7½ + 5¼
85 Elmsett VH Wheelhouse, Naughton or Red Lion, Greenstreet Green 4½ + 5½
5 + 4¼
86 Elmsett VH Kings Head, Bildeston 6 + 5
87 Kersey, Main Street Swan, Monks Eleigh 5 + 5½
88 Hatfield Forest Country Park CP (pay July and August) Cock, Hatfield Broad Oak 6 + 5¾
89 Rod Bridge Nature Res CP, Sudbury Half Moon, Belchamp St. Paul 5½ + 5
90 Gt. Yeldham Village Cherry Tree, Knowl Green 6½ + 4
91 Clare Castle Country Park CP Swan Inn, Clare (Fig of 8) 5¾ + 6
92 “Dead End” old A12, Washbrook George, Hintlesham 6 + 3½
93 Lavenham Public CP Bush, Shimpling Street 7 + 4
94 Prince of Wales PH, Stow Maries Fig of 8 6½ + 5½
95 Meadway or Jersey Road, Maldon Bell, Purleigh 6½ + 5½
96 Leigham Common, Bicknacre Bell, Woodham Ferrers 4½ + 4½
97 Tesco “Blue Zone”, Tiptree Sun, Kelvedon 5 + 4½
98 Gt. Waltham VH Chequers, Roxwell 6½ + 5½
99 Galleywood Common CP Viper, Mill Green or Red Lion, Margaretting 5½ + 5
7 + 3½
100 Stock VH Horse and Groom, Galleywood 6 + 4½
101 Tesco “Blue Zone”, Tiptree Chequers, Goldhanger 6½ + 7
102 Rayne Station Country Park White Hart, Stebbing 5¼ + 5¼
103 Rayne Station Country Park St. Anne’s Castle, Gt. Leighs 7 + 6
104 Rayne Station Country Park Green Man, Young’s End, Gt. Notley 6½ + 5
105 Terling VH Cross Keys, White Notley 7 + 4
106 Jenkin’s Farm, Bulmer Tye King’s Head, Pebmarsh 6½ + 4½
107 Terling VH Rose and Crown, Gt. Waltham 6 + 5
108 Butler Road CP, Halstead Bell, Castle Hedingham 6½ + 4½
109 Toppesfield Bridge CP, Hadleigh (Fig of 8) King’s Head, Hadleigh 6½ + 5
110 Day Road Church, Capel St. Mary (seek permission to park) George, Hintlesham 4½ + 4½
111 Toppesfield Bridge CP, Hadleigh George, Hintlesham 6½ + 6¼
112 Otley VH Dog, Grundisburgh 5 + 4½
113 Assington VH White Hart or Fleece, Boxford 7½ + 3¾
114 Dedham Free CP Case is Altered, Bentley 5½ + 5½
115 Bentley VH White Horse, Tattingstone 6½ + 5¼
116 Lemons Hill North CP, Tattingstone Boot, Freston 7 + 4
117 Alton Water CP nr Birchwood House Butt and Oyster, Pin Mill 6¼ + 5¼
118 Lower Holbrook CP Butt and Oyster, Pin Mill 6 + 5½
119 Raydon Sports Ground Queens Head, Gypsy Row 6 + 4
120 Needham Lake CP (charge) The Retreat, Stowupland 5½ + 5½
121 Fen Alder Carr Nat. Res. The Magpie, Lt. Stonham 6 + 5
122 Gt. Samford Village Fox and Hounds, Steeple Bumstead 6½ + 4½
123 Steeple Bumstead VH or in Church St. Cock, Castle Camps 5¼ + 4½
124 Stone Street, Boxford Cock, Polstead 6½ + 4
125 Orpen Hall, West Bergholt Beehive, Lt. Horkesley 5½ + 5¼
126 Castle Hedingham, (opp. Bell) Cherry Tree, Knowl Green 6 + 6
127 Thaxted Free Public CP Plough, Radwinter 8 + 4¾
128 Thaxted Free Public CP Fleur de Lys, Widdington 6½ + 5½
129 Stisted Church Three Ashes or Willows, Cressing 6¼ + 4
130 Earls Colne Sports Centre Choice of pubs in Halstead 6½ + 5
131 Stephen Marshall Playing Fields CP, Finchingfield Horse and Groom, Cornish Hall End 6 + 5
132 Gun Hill Layby, Stratford St. Mary Kings Head, East Bergholt 6 + 3½
133 Royal Oak PH, East End Royal Oak PH, East End (fig of 8) 6½ + 3¼
134 Frinton Sea Front South End Red Lion, Kirby – le – Soken 5 + 5
135 Jaywick Free Public CP White Hart, St. Osyth 5¾ + 3½
136 Weeley Railway Station Bell, Thorpe – le – Soken 6 + 3
137 Gt. Oakley VH Red Lion, Thorpe – le – Soken 5¼ + 4¾
138 Stour Wood Nat. Res. CP, Wrabness Ye Olde Cherry Tree, Lt. Oakley 5½ + 4½
139 Trimley Nature Reserve CP Choice in Felixstowe 6½ + 6½
140 Stour Wood Nat. Res. CP, Wrabness Village Maid, Bradfield Heath 6¼ + 4¼
141 Lawford Church Village Maid, Bradfield Heath 6 + 4
142 St. Lawrence Bay Village CP Station Arms, Southminster 6¾ + 6
143 St. Lawrence Bay Village CP Green Man, Bradwell Waterside 6½ + 5½
144 Burnham – on – Crouch Yacht Club CP Horny Toad, General Lee Maylandsea 7½ + 7
145 Oakfield Wood CP, Wrabness Mistley Thorn or Anchor Inn, Mistley 6 + 4¾
146 Stour Wood Nat. Res. CP, Wrabness Village Maid, Bradfield Heath 6 + 4
147 Ardleigh Village CP Crown or Red Lion, Manningtree 5½ + 6
148 Bentley VH, Suffolk Gardners Arms, Stutton 6 + 3
149 Lower Holbrook Nat. Res. CP Queens Head, Erwarton 6 + 3
150 Ardleigh Village CP Shepherd and Dog, Langham 5¾ + 5¼
151 Weeley Railway Station Kings Arms, Frating Green 6 + 5¼
152 Dedham Free CP Crown or Red Lion, Manningtree 5 + 5½
153 Gt. Bentley VH Rose and Crown, Wivenhoe 7½ + 5½
154 Fordham Heath CP Crown, Wormingford 6 + 4½
155 Orpen Hall, West Bergholt Beehive, Lt. Horkesley 5¾ + 6¼
156 Fordham Heath CP Swan, Chappel 7½ + 4
157 Gt. Tey Playing Fields CP Sun, Feering or Railway Tavern, Kelvedon 6¾ + 6¼
158 Lodge Lane, A12 tunnel, Langham Cross Inn, Bromley Cross 6 + 5½
159 Elmstead Market Free CP Cross Inn, Bromley Cross 7½ + 2½
160 Gt. Bentley VH Choice of pubs in Brightlingsea 8¼ can be shortened to 6 miles + 4½
161 St. Osyth VH Beehive Inn, St. Osyth Heath 6 + 5
162 Gt. Tey Playing Fields CP Lion, Earls Colne 8 + 3½
163 Gt.Oakley VH Ye Olde Cherry Tree, Lt. Oakley 7½ + 3
164 Thaxted Free CP (fig of 8) Swan, Thaxted 7½ + 4¼
165 Tollesbury Village Square or Marina CP Chequers, Goldhanger 6½ 6¾ from Marina)
166 Assington VH Eight Bells, Bures Hamlet 5½ + 4½
167 Coalhouse Fort, E. Tilbury Village Worlds End, Tilbury Fort 8 + 3½
168 Dunton Plotlands Visitor Centre Bell, Horndon on the Hill 5½ + 4½
169 Framlingham Castle, Eng. Hert. CP Victoria, Earl Soham 6¾ + 5
170 Purleigh VH Ferry Boat Inn, Nth Fambridge 6½ + 5
171 Gt. Dunmow Recreation Ground CP Three Horseshoes, Molehill Green 7½ + 5
172 Danbury Common CP Bell, Purleigh 5¾ + 5½
173 Mayes Lane Public CP, Danbury Crown, Sandon 6½ + 3
174 Terling VH Wheatsheaf, Hatfield Peverel 7 + 4¼
175 Lt. Waltham Memorial Hall CP Orange Tree, Chelmsford 8 + 6
176 Gt. Easton Church (East Side) Prince of Wales, Broxted Brick End 6½ + 5½
177 Gt. Dunmow Picnic Site CP Black Lion, High Roding 7 + 6¼
178 Gt. Dunmow Picnic Site CP Flitch of Bacon, Lt. Dunmow 7½ + 2 or 3
179 Stebbing Road, Felsted White Hart, Pleshey 5½ + 5½
180 Galleywood Common CP Orange Tree, Chelmsford 8½ + 5½
181 Galleywood Common CP Rose and Crown, Writtle 8¼ + 3¾
182 Boreham VH Alma, Chelmsford 6½ + 7
183 Danbury Common NT CP Six Bells, Boreham 6¼ + 4¾
184 Mayes Lane CP, Danbury Wheatsheaf, Hatfield Peverel 6¾ + 4½
185 Mayes Lane CP, Danbury Blue Boar, Maldon 7 + 5½
185A The Bell PH, Woodham Walter Fig of 8 6½ + 5
186 Hatfield Peverel VH Blue Boar, Maldon 6½ + 6½
187 Langford Lock Hurdlemakers, Woodham Mortimer 5½ + 5¾
188 Purleigh VH Bell or Queen Victoria, Woodham Walter 6 + 5¼
189 Tiptree Heath CP Swan, Little Totham 6½ + 4¼
190 Mayes Lane CP, Danbury Royal Oak on B1010 7 + 6
191 Tollesbury Village Sq. or Marina Swan, Little Totham 6½ or 7 + 6½ or 7
192 Terling VH Western Arms, Silver End 6½ + 4
193 Little Waltham Memorial Hall CP White Hart or Leather Bottle, Pleshey 6½ + 4
194 Lavenham Public CP Three Horseshoes near Cockfield 9¼ + 3¼
195 Long Melford Public CP White Hart, Great Waldringfield 7¼ + 5¼
196 Rod Bridge Nature Res. CP, Sudbury White Hart, Great Waldringfield 5½ + 5
197 The Chase Playing Field, Kelvedon Little Elms, Witham 6 + 5¼
198 Rayne Station Country Park CP Chequers, Felstead 6½ + 4½
199 Meadway or Jersey Rd., Maldon White Horse, Mundon 7¾ + 3
200 Coddenham Sports and Community Hall CP Ten Bells, Stonham Aspel 6½ + 4¾
201 Framsden Street Angel Inn or Red Lion, Debenham 5½ + 3½
202 Barham Picnic Site or Church (seek permission to park) Moon and Mushroom, Swilland 7¾ picnic site or 7 Church + 5 picnic site or 4¾ church
203 Combs Ford Community Centre (seek permission to park) Brewers Arms, Five Bells, Rattlesden 7½ + 7
204 Dog and Duck PH, Campsea Ashe Fig of 8 (closed Wed lunch time) 7 + 6¼
205 Pheasant PH, Gestingthorpe Fig of 8 6½ + 5½
206 Trimley Nature Res. CP Choice in Felixstowe 6 + 5½
207 Otley VH Three Horseshoes, Charsfield 5½ + 5
208 Galleywood Common CP Windmill, East Hanningfield 6¼ + 6½
209 Oakfield Wood Nature Res. CP, Wrabness Wagon at Wix 7½ + 4
210 Elmstead Market Free CP Choice in Wivenhoe 8 + 4½
211 Five Bells, Colne Engaine Fig of 8 5½ + 4
212 Barham Picnic Site Barking Fox, Barking Tye (Chinese menu)! 6½ + 6¼
213 Halstead, Butler Road CP The Compasses, Pattiswick 5 + 5½
214 Fordham Sports Ground CP Eight Bells, Bures Hamlet 6 + 5
215 Pleshey, White Horse PH Pleshey, White Horse PH 6 + 5
215A Pleshey, White Horse PH Pleshey, White Horse PH 5¾ + 5¾
216 Wormingford, Village Hall Lion PH, Lamarsh 6½ + 4½
217 Bures Village Hall CP Five Bells, Colne Engaine 6¼ + 5¾
218 Ipswich, Bucklesham Road Bucklesham Shannon PH 6 + 4
219 Stoke by Clare, Village Green The Plough, Birdbrook (No food) 7¼ + 5
219A Stoke by Clare, Village Green The Plough, Birdbrook (No food) 7½ + 5
220 Stoke by Clare, Village Green The Plough PH, Brockley Green 7½ + 4
221 Clare Castle Country Park CP White Hart, Ridgewell 6½ + 5
222 Blackmore Village Hall The Eagle PH, Kelvedon Hatch 6½ + 4½
223 Chipping Ongar, opposite Two Brewers PH The Eagle PH, Kelvedon Hatch 6 + 4
224 South Weald Country Park The Eagle PH, Kelvedon Hatch 5½ + 4
225 Herongate Tye, Old Dog PH The Olde Dog PH, Herongate 6 + 5½
225A Herongate Tye, Old Dog PH The Olde Dog PH, Herongate 6½ + 5
226 Brentwood, King Georges CP The Olde Dog PH, Herongate 5½ + 4
227 Basildon, Langdon Hills Country Park CP The White Lion PH, Fobbing 8¼ + 3¾
228 Laindon Common CP Fox and Hounds PH, Ramsden Bellhouse 7 + 6
229 Laindon Common CP The Olde Dog, Herongate Tye 6 + 4
230 Laindon Common CP Nags Head, Ramsden Heath 6½ + 4½
231 Hadleigh Castle Country Park The Crooked Billet, Leigh-on-Sea 7¼ + 3½
232 Kirton Village Green Maybush PH, Waldringfield 6 + 4½
233 Bucklesham Village Hall Maybush PH, Waldringfield 6½ + 4¼
234 Clare Castle Country Park CP White Hart PH, Ridgewell 5 + 6
235 Finchingfield, Stephen Marshall PF CP Choice in Finchingfield 5½ + 5½
236 Castle Hedingham Three Bottles, Great Yeldham 7½ + 4
237 Halstead, Butler Road (Far end) The Victory Inn, Wickham St Paul 5½ + 6
238 Halstead, Butler Road (Far end) The Bell, Castle Hedingham 5½ + 5½
239 Halstead, Butler Road (Far end) The Bell, Castle Hedingham 6 + 5½
240 Gosfield Sports Ground CP The Bell, Castle Hedingham 6 + 5½
241 Salcott Village Queen's Head PH, Tolleshunt D'Arcy 7½ + 3¼
242 Heybridge Basin, Daisy Meadow CP Prince of Wales PH, Great Totham 5 + 5
243 Thorndon Country Park CP The Headley PH, Warley 5½ + 4
244 Brentwood, King Georges CP The Olde Dog PH, Herongate 5½ + 4
245 Havering, Bedfords Park Visitors CP The Rabbits PH, Stapleford Tawney 7½ + 4
246 Mountnessing VH The Eagle PH, Kelvedon Hatch 6 + 5¾
247 Billericay, Norsey Wood CP The Hoop PH, Stock 7½ + 4
248 Basildon, Langdon Hills Country Park Gravel Hills CP Whitmore Arms PH, Orsett 6 + 5½
249 Dunton Plotlands Nature Reserve The Dog and Partridge PH, Bulphan 8¾ + 3
250 Bulphan VH CP The Whitmore Arms PH, Orsett 6 + 6½
251 Bulphan VH CP Dog and Partridge PH, N Stifford 6 + 6½
252 Wickham St. Paul VH Choice of pubs in Sudbury 7 + 6¼
253 Wickham St. Paul VH Henny Swan 6 + 5
254 Chalkney Wood CP Greenstead Farm Shop 7 + 4½
255 Plotlands Nature Reserve Haywain Beefeater 6 + 4½

  

Monday, October 23, 2017