Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events
Wednesday 7th July
Evening Cycle Ride
Blow away the cobwebs with a lovely cycle ride round Hanningfield reservoir.
Park in West Hanningfield village and meet at The Three Compasses pub at 7:30pm (Post code CM2 8UQ, Grid ref TQ727997, 5 miles south of Chelmsford, see map).
Wednesday 14th July
Join us for trip planning for late spring and all the best in local walks. Everybody welcome!
Wednesday 21st July
Pub walk – The White Hart
Meet at 7:30pm at the White Hart in Margaretting Tye (postcode CM4 9JX, grid reference TL684012, see map) for a short walk (4 miles) to enjoy the summer air. We’ll be back about 9ish for well-earned drink.
Wednesday 28th July
Zambezi Slide Show
Join Andrew for a tour of Zambia, including canoeing on Africa’s fourth-longest river. Fuel your thirst for adventure!
Saturday 31st July & Sunday 1st August
Chelmsford Centenary Circle
The Chelmsford Centenary Circle is a 22 mile route which circumnavigates Chelmsford. We’re planning to walk it in two sections over the weekend. The route was created in 1988 to mark 100 years of Chelmsford as a Borough. Although much of the walk is close to Chelmsford, it is surprisingly rural with a mixture of woodland and farmland.
Saturday - meet at Galleywood Common car park (on B1007 Stock Road, TL704022, see map) at 10am for a car shuffle to the start in Springfield. We will then walk the first half of the Circle back to Galleywood via the Chelmer & Blackwater navigation, Sandon and Great Baddow.
Sunday - meet at Galleywood Common car park at 10 am for the second half of the circle back to Springfield via Hylands Park, Writtle, the western edge of Melbourne and Broomfield.
We did the walk last year and it is well worth the effort with some fine views especially in the bottom half of the walk and you can then say you have completed a long distance path!
Please let Dave J know if you are coming to help with working out the car shuffle options in advance. Bring sandwiches on both days.
There is no need to do both legs but it may be more rewarding if you do.
Note: Unless otherwise stated, Wednesday events start at 8.30pm at the YMCA in Victoria Road, Chelmsford
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