Walks and Events Programme - 2018

Important notice

Sunday walks are arranged on a week-to-week basis, apart from the second Sunday programmed walks which are led by Peter Abrey.

For more information please contact Pat Southgate, Jean Madams or Barbara Stoten.






Contact Numbers

Pat Southgate - 01702 710142

Jean Madams - 01702 479651

Barbara Stoten - 01268 566201


Pat Southgate  

Jean Madams

Barbara Stoten

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Sat 7th

WALLASEA ISLAND – Meet Essex Marina CP. Lift available Rayleigh Stn 10.20am; please advise

Sue & Iris

07971 705673

07708 981744

Sun 8th

BRIGHTLINGSEA via East Mersea Ferry – Morning coffee at the Coach House Coffee Shop, and Fish ‘n’ Chip lunch at Mac’s Plaice.  6/7 miles. Meet 9.15am; please note earlier start time.

PLEASE BOOK

Peter (A)

01268 777245

Sat 14th

BENFLEET – Meet Richmond Avenue free public CP, off High Rd by Benfleet Tavern; near bottom of Kents Hill Rd. Bring bus pass.

Jen

01702 781594

Sat 21st

RAYLEIGH – Grove Woods CP, end of Grove Rd on LH side, beyond school.  No.20 bus.

Doreen (S)

01268 774158

Sat 28th

HANNINGFIELD RESERVOIR – Meet Essex Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre 11.00am for a 2-hour walk, refreshments at the Café-on-the-Water and a carvery meal at the Darby Digger PH, Wickford. Lift available Rayleigh Stn 10.30am; please advise.  PLEASE BOOK.

Peter (A)

01268 777245

AUGUST, 2018

Sat 4th

BELFAIRS PARK – Meet in CP outside café

Ann (D)

01268 752438

Sat 11th

HOCKLEY – Plumberow Mount.  Meet Hockley public CP, behind Library, near Spa PH

Jean (B)

01268 780373

Sun 12th

BURNHAM to ALTHORNE – Via train from Battlesbridge Stn. Morning coffee at the Parlour Café, Creeksea Place Barns, and meal at the Toby Carvery, Runwell – 5 miles. Meet Battlesbridge Stn 10.45am or Rayleigh Mill Hall CP 10.30am.  PLEASE BOOK.

Peter (A)

01268 777245

Sat 18th

BENFLEET – Meet School Lane CP. Walk to Hadleigh Olympic Park Café.

Hilary

01702 343594

Sat 25th

RAYLEIGH – Sweyne Park, Downhall Park Way, off Rawreth Lane. ‘Cuppa.’

Lift available Rayleigh Stn 10.40am; please advise

Jean (B)

01268 780373

SEPTEMBER, 2018

Sat 1st

SOUTHEND PIER WALK – Meet Pier entrance

Susan (W)

01702 332696

Sat 8th

BENFLEET – Meet School Lane CP. Downs walk with ‘Cuppa’ onboard Barge Gladys

Margaret (M)

01268 793189

Sun 9th

DUNTON PLOTLANDS – Visiting the Haven Plotlands Museum and Langdon Visitor Centre. Meal at the Four Seasons Hungry Horse PH, Laindon - 5½ miles. PLEASE BOOK.

Peter (A)

01268 777245

Sat 15th

RAWRETH – Meet Church Rd CP off A1245. Lift available Rayleigh Stn 1.40pm – please advise.  “Cuppa.”

Jill

01268 763838

Sat 22nd

HULLBRIDGE – Meet Ferry Rd CP, next to Anchor PH.

Jean & Helen

01268 780373

Sat 29th

EASTWOOD – Meet Morrison’s CP, Western Approaches. No.9 bus

Harry

01702 522054

OCTOBER, 2018

Sat 6th

2.30pm

AGM at Rayleigh Methodist Church, Eastwood Rd, Rayleigh. Committee nominations to Chairman in writing by 1st Sept.  Nominees must be agreeable and seconded. Note: Subs of £3 due to Treasurer by 1st Nov.

Sat 13th

EASTWOOD – Meet Morrison’s CP, Western Approaches. No.9 bus. Cherry Orchard walk

Vivien

01702 522704

Sun 14th

 MALDON to BEELEIGH FALLS – Circular walk with morning coffee and light lunch onboard Sailing Barge Resourceful – 5 miles.  PLEASE BOOK.

Peter (A)

01268 777245

Mon 15th

to Friday 19th - Group Holiday at Babbacombe

Sat 20th

7.30pm

NO WALK TODAY

AUTUMN BARN DANCE at Rayleigh Methodist Church, Eastwood Rd, Rayleigh. Tickets £8, which includes fish 'n' chip supper and tea/coffee. Mary Bryan calling.

Sat 27th

HADLEIGH COUNTRY PARK – Meet Salvation Army CP, Castle Lane.

Barney

01268 753515

NOVEMBER, 2018

Sat 3rd

SOUTH WOODHAM FERRERS – Meet Riverside free CP, Marsh Farm Rd. Lift available Rayleigh Stn 10.30am; please advise.

Judy & Terry

01245 321597

Sat 10th

CHALKWELL STATION – Seafront walk.

Jean (B)

01268 780373

Sun 11th

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY WALK – Burnham via train from Battlesbridge. Ceremony at War Memorial, coffee at Parlour Café and carvery meal at Royal Burnham Yacht Club. Meet Battlesbridge Stn 9.45am or Rayleigh Mill Hall CP 9.30am.  PLEASE BOOK

Peter (A)

01268 777245

Sat 17th

BELFAIRS PARK – Meet in CP outside café.

Vivien

01702 522704

Sat 24th

HOCKLEY WOODS – Meet in CP. Local walk passing St Peter & St Paul Church.

Olive

01268 776285

DECEMBER, 2018

Sat 1st

WESTCLIFF – Prittle Brook to Priory Park. Meet CP Eastwood Boulevard, Albany Corner.

Doreen

01702 521944

Sun 2nd

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Park View Restaurant, Chalkwell Park, 12.30pm for 1.00pm, till 4.30pm. Cost £24 (including gratuity). Please pay Treasurer by 1st Nov.

Sat 8th

HADLEIGH COUNTRY PARK – Meet Salvation Army CP, Castle Lane

Vivien

01702 522704

Sat 15th

2.00pm

CHRISTMAS SINGALONG – Rayleigh Methodist Church, Eastwood Rd, Rayleigh.  Suggestions and/or contributions of festive poems, short stories and other popular Christmas songs are very welcome.

Sun 16th

CHRISTMAS WALK – With mulled wine and mince pies onboard Barge Gladys, Benfleet Creek. Meet Leigh Marshes Golf Driving Range at 10.00am for ‘cuppa.’ 7 miles or 4 miles if return by train.  PLEASE BOOK.

Peter (A)

01268 777245

Sat 22nd

HOCKLEY WOODS WALK – Meet in CP

Jean (B)

01268 780373

Sat 29th

                       NO WALK TODAY

Sun 30th

ANNUAL PIER WALK – 10.30am Leigh Stn, 11.15 Palmeira Arches, 12.00 Pier (Promenade entrance). Down Pier for lunch or bring your own, then return to Leigh. Join and leave as you wish. No leaders for this event.





JULY, 2018 If you would like to download a PDF version of the Events for July - Dec 2018, select the image  > Leigh HF Jul - Dec 2018.pdf

-   01702 710142

-   01702 479651

-   01268 566201

Leader

SATURDAY WALKERS IMPORTANT CHANGES - PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SATURDAY WALKS STARTING TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 11.00AM. ALSO, IN THE EVENT OF BAD WEATHER PLEASE PHONE THE WALK LEADER TO SEE IF THE WALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED


Please note:

Saturday walks usually start at 11.00am unless otherwise stated.  Duration of walks about 2 hours; distance 3 - 4 miles.

Sunday walks, listed here, meet at 10.00am at Rayleigh Mill Hall Car Park for car share, unless otherwise stated. 



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