24th - Peter Bradley AGM & Raffle
21st - Susan Charsley
|| The walk will
start as usual at 12.30. Meet at the track opposite Warners Farm
Howe Street at the roundabout junction of the B1008 and Essex Regiment
Way. Plenty of parking along the edge of the concrete road. We will
do a loop of approximately 5 to 6 miles, probably a familiar route
to most, across to Hartford End and Littley Green. Please bring
packed lunch but there will be the option of calling into the Compasses
PH for provisions, depending on the weather.
20th - Barrie & Janet
||Meet at the Hatfield
Forest visitor car park for 12.30 start on 20th March.
to get to the car park, quite easy from the bottom of the hill
in Takeley where you turn off the old A120 the sign is for Bush
End and for Hatfield Forest, car park is half a mile from the
On Sundays there
is a £5 car parking fee so suggest some car sharing, we
have room for 2-3 extra people so do let us know if you would
like to come with us. No toilet or other facilities at the car
- Pete & Viv
|April 24th -
Pete & Viv
April 24th 12.30
start. Approx. 5.5 miles No watering holes on the way so bring
Start at Clatterford
End Map ref:TL 565068. Post code: CM5 0HT.
on the B184, turn right into Moreton Road. 200 metres on left
is a cul de sac where we can park. Car sharing could be an advantage.
There is a pub
... The Black Bull ... into which those requiring sustenance after
the walk could call.
14th/15th Walks by Peter B + Others to help
BURY ST EDMUNDS
14th May 2016
Travel to Ickworth House on the A143 Bury St Edmunds to Haverhill
Road - the entrance gate/lodge is from a village called Horringer
The full walk is around 6 miles and should be completed at around
May 7 miles.
Following breakfast walkers should leave the hotel car park turning
right on the A1101 Mildenhall Road in the direction of Mildenhall
passing through Fornham All Saints, Hengrave, Flempton, and Lackford.
Just after Lackford turn right to follow the 'brown sign' indicating
Anglo Saxon Village and West Stow (approximately four miles from
the hotel) it is suggested that you allow three quarters of an
hour to get there. Park at West Stow Country Park (Parking Fee
£2 for over one hour from ticket machine)
Starting time for walk 11am. Starting point - the Visitor Centre
for non -walkers there are shorter walks and other items of interest
at the Visitor Centre and Anglo Saxon village. There is also a
restaurant for coffee before the walk commences.
The walk will follow the Lark Valley Way and the River Lark to
West Stow where we will then follow a track towards Forest Lodge
and the Kings Forest. (Here we will stop to consume lunch which
you will need to bring with you). We continue after lunch via
forest tracks to join the Icknield Way and St Edmunds way to return
to West Stow Country Park. (walk distance is around 5.5 miles).
26th - John & Christine
from Broads Green TL 693125 to Pleshey Mound and return.
and Les, for John and Christine.
17th - Frances & Tony
||The walk in July
will start and end opposite the Red Lion pub in Great Sampford.
Map OS Explorer 195 Braintree and Saffron Walden.
It's a circular walk of 6 miles and well described and marked out
and very pleasant with many views over the surrounding countryside.
21st - Lis & Roger
The walk on
Sunday 21st August will start from from Broomfield St Mary and
St Leonard Parish Church car park. TL 705 105.
We have arranged
for the car park to be open for us and is past the church on Church
The walk will
cover some of Broomfield away from the traffic with only two short
bits of road walking.
You will find
short cuts to the Hospital and the reopened footpath.
No pubs or restaurants will be passed so bring a packed lunch.
25th - Clare & Sylve
Just under 5 miles, 5 stiles
In front of church or in surrounding roads TL 897 190/ CO5
12.30 pm as usual
From Kelvedon take a right turn onto the B 1023, after passing
under the A12 bridge.Take a left onto Kelvedon Road This turning
is easy to miss as the hedge covers the sign at the moment!
narrow road and continue on Kelvedon Road as it turns left signed
Messing. . Approaching the village the square church tower is
there's not much space to park outside the church or in the main
street. Probably best to car share as much as possible.
There are no facilities or cafes en route, but The Old Crown Pub
in the village comes highly recommended.
The walk starts
on concrete roads ( part of Birch airfield) and then follows field
edges, with some green lanes through woods passing by an ancient
22nd/23rd Walks by Peter B + Others to help
20th - Les and Angus
near Stock and Hanningfield reservoir
Stock Village Hall CP Common Road
( a left turn
just past Greenwoods sign which is on right ) CM4 9NF
Leaders Les and Angus
||A circular walk
starting in High Stile, Gt Dunmow, on to Lt. Easton and returning
along the Flitch Way (approx. 5 miles). Almost certainly, there
will be mud.
Please park in High Stile - Grid ref 624219. From the Chelmsford
direction, take B1256 from A120 roundabout after Barnston. Pass
under A120 and straight on until your reach a further roundabout,
approx 500yds, take left for Bishops Stortford. At next roundabout
turn right, back towards Dunmow, leaving The Queen Victoria on your
right. High Stile is Immediately on the right.
Please can we start promptly at 12.30 as the days are now so short.