Tag Archives: Leigh-on-Sea

3 September 2017: Leigh-on-Sea and Hadleigh

Maybe because so many people did the bank holiday walk the previous Sunday, just Don and I joined Jean for this walk on the Essex coast. We took the train out to Leigh-on-Sea, walked up to the ruins of Hadleigh … Continue reading

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31st July 2016: Southend Pier to Leigh-on-Sea

Seven of us were on this walk from Southend on Sea to Leigh on Sea including walking the 1.34 mile length of the longest pleasure pier in the world. We began the day by feeling rather bemused as between us … Continue reading

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18th October 2015: Benfleet to Southend

11 of us (plus Woody) caught the train to Benfleet and set off along the Creek with Canvey Island on our right. We soon turned inland, crossing the railway line, and climbed steeply up to the ruins of Hadleigh Castle … Continue reading

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17th August 2014: Leigh-on-Sea circular via Hadleigh Castle

Jean led a group of seven on this varied walk with views of the Thames Estuary. From Leigh the walk sloped up to Hadleigh Castle, a ruin originally built in 1215 but extensively fortified by Edward III against a feared … Continue reading

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