Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events
Wednesday 7th June
Evening Pub Walk – Mountnessing
Meet at The Prince of Wales, Mountnessing (CM15 0UG, GR TQ632979) at 7:30pm (there’s a public car park behind the village hall, opposite the pub) for a 4 mile walk, taking in the windmill, Ingatestone Hall and the quiet back lanes of Padhams Green. We’ll be back at the pub shortly after 9pm for a well-earned drink.
Sunday 11th June
Bike Ride: Ring around Braintree
Meet at 10:30am at Rayne Station car park for a 36 mile ride taking in the little villages circling Braintree. Ample pub opportunities and tea room at the finish, even the possibility of a short cut if the full route looks too daunting. Please bring sandwiches for your lunch.
(Look for brown sign "Flitch Way Rayne Station Centre" off the main street through Rayne, 2 miles west of Braintree. Grid ref TL726224, Postcode CM77 6RX, see map )
Wednesday 14th June
Planning events for September and trips for the winter. Please feel free to join us. We’ll be at The Crown in Sandon.
Wednesday 21st June
Midsummer Evening Bike Ride
Meet at the Viper, Mill Green at 7.30p.m. for an easy ride along lanes and byways and woodland trails. Post-ride refreshment will be at the Viper PH from 9pm (CM4 0PT for sat-navs, grid ref TL640019, see map). Bring your bike lights in case we're late back.
Sunday 25th June
Anglesey Abbey Walk
Meet at Anglesey Abbey at 10:30am (CB25 9EJ, charge for car park, National Trust members free) for a 9½ mile walk taking in the fields and fens around Little Wilbraham, Bottisham and Lode. There is also the bonus of the very nice NT tea room at Anglesey Abbey at the end. Bring sandwiches.
Anglesey Abbey car park is on B1102, grid ref TL533622, see map.
Wednesday 28th June
Pub Meal – The Compasses
Meet at The Compasses, Littley Green (CM3 1BU, see map) at 7:30 pm for a bit of something to eat. The pub is famous for its huffers, but also does more traditional pub grub. Let Cress know by 21 June if you want to come.
Note: Unless otherwise stated, Wednesday events start at 8.30pm at the YMCA in Victoria Road, Chelmsford
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