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  1. West Mersea Beach Huts
    Pick from one of several walking trails on Mersea Island, or follow the coastline around the perimeter for a longer circular walk
  2. Dedham High Street
    Discover Essex's only Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on foot to make the most of the stunning scenery and country air
  3. Walking Tours - From Camulodunum to Colchester
    Walk the streets of Colchester with a fully qualified tour guide in order to discover all of its secrets. Tours run regularly throughout the year or you can even book a private tour at a time more suitable for you.

Number of results: 42

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  1. Address

    Starting point: Hollytrees House, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Take a walk through the backstreets, lanes and alleys of Colchester to discover its secrets and hidden gems, as well as a selection of familiar sites that conceal unusual stories within their walls.

  2. Address

    Starting point: The Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    'Walking the walls' is a great way to explore Colchester's history. This circular walk takes you around Colchester's famous town wall.

  3. Address

    Wivenhoe

    Wivenhoe

    Follow our downloadable map along the The Wivenhoe Trail from Colchester town centre to the riverside town of Wivenhoe.

  4. Address

    Starting point: Hollytrees House, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Take a walk through history, exploring key sites from the Siege of Colchester in 1648 and the scars that can still be seen today.

  5. Address

    Colchester, Essex

    Colchester

    The Colchester Orbital  is a 15 mile picturesque walk and cycle route, which follows existing public rights of way, taking advantage of and connecting some of the loveliest green spaces, cycle paths and off-road pathway networks. As the name…

  6. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    The Ancient Colchester App developed by Colchester & Ipswich Museums allows you to wander around Colchester Town Centre on a Heritage Trail and bring historic sites to life.

    The Ancient Colchester is available to Download on iOS and Android.

  7. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282962

    Colchester

    The jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour boasting a children’s play area, putting green and boating lake.

  8. Address

    Visitor Centre, Turner Road, Highwoods, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR

    Telephone

    01206 853588

    Highwoods, Colchester

    High Woods Country Park is one of Colchester's best-loved beauty spots, with plenty of opportunities to relax, play and explore the large grounds.

  9. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    A riverside walking trail from Colchester's town centre to the historic port.

  10. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    One of the best things about Colchester is that there's so much to explore that's completely free. Download a Family Heritage Treasure Trail, follow the map, and discover some of the town's historical highlights. With the choice of two routes; a…

  11. Address

    Maldon Road, Colchester, CO3 4RN

    Telephone

    01206 282931

    Colchester

    The Archaeological Park is one of the most significant Iron Age and Roman sites in the country. Enjoy a walk and discover the highlights of the site with the interpretation boards around the Park.

  12. Address

    Tiptree, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0PT

    Telephone

    01206 282739

    Tiptree

    Tiptree Heath boasts magnificent heathers, ponds, trails and open space to enjoy.

  13. Address

    Mersea Island, Essex

    Mersea Island is the perfect place for walking, whether you would like a short stroll of "The Old City" or a longer walk along the "Strood Channel", there are plenty of beautiful views and an abundance of wildlife to see along the way.

  14. Address

    Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Abberton, Essex, CO2 0EU

    Telephone

    01206 738172

    Abberton

    Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust, at a site of international importance for winter wildfowl. Nesting cormorants, common terns and nightingales. Nature trails for all the family and bird hides. Shop selling gifts, optics and…

  15. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    This excellent self-guided walking tour of the Town Centre's key historical sites is available to purchase for £2.50 from the Visitor Information Centre. Take a leisurely stroll with it in hand and you could easilly eat up a whole afternoon. A…

  16. Address

    IP12 1PE

    Telephone

    01394 445225

    The Stour Valley Path is a 60 mile walk following the River Stour through Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

  17. Address

    Northern Gateway, Off of Junction 28 of the A12, Colchester, Essex

    Colchester

    A 76-acre sport and leisure facility providing indoor and outdoor facilities.

  18. Address

    Colchester Town Centre, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

    Colchester

    A walking trail of women’s lives and achievements in Colchester

  19. Address

    East Mersea, East Mersea, Essex, CO5 8UE

    Telephone

    01206 383868

    East Mersea

    Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip of Mersea Island. The park includes a sandy beach and open grassland, perfect for picnics and great views.

  20. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Welcome to the Castle Park and to a trail that leads you past some of our more interesting and notable trees. Trees, those large woody plants that we sometimes take for granted. We benefit from their welcome shade on a hot summer’s day, or stroll…

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