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The Painters Trail

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The route is within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and uses a mixture of mainly quiet roads, cycle paths and well-surfaced tracks. The full circuit is about 69 miles and is designed to completed in two to three days, but there is also plenty of scope for shorter rides. Connects with the National Cycle Network Route 1at Stratford St Mary.

Guide Prices

Trail map & information can be purchased from the VisitColchester Information Centre for £3.50



  • Facilities for groups

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions


The Painters Trail

Type:Walking Route

Colchester, Town Centre, Constable Country, Essex, CO1 1UG

Tel: 01206 282920