Essex Way: back where it all began (and ended)
Friday 11 November 2022
The story of the Essex Way has been well charted during the year on this website, our competition being particularly special for those at CPRE Essex. The highlights emanating from that competition have been many, but this from Katie Miller has a striking poignancy… “Here are three photographs of my mother, Helen Clothier, honorary secretary […] Read more >
The Essex Way – there and back!
Tuesday 25 October 2022
One of the delights sparked by our Essex Way competition was the multitude of stories it brought to light. Here we share the words and pictures of Maureen Roberts, who took a host of photos on her phone… “My sister and I completed the Essex Way walk from Epping to Harwich during 2021 lockdown. We […] Read more >
Love is in the Essex Way air
Friday 21 October 2022
The Essex Way is a romantic journey and so it was only natural that Ian and Elaine should choose to spend their wedding anniversary upon it. They were photographed by Vilma Folley, who entered her striking image into our competition. Read more >
Commended… more entries from the Essex Way competition
Thursday 20 October 2022
As detailed previously, we will be posting on this website all the entries to our Essex Way photographic competition. The winning images can be seen here and now it’s time to enjoy the commended entries, contributed by Robert Jezierski, Gavin Monk, Bola Oshisanwo and Simon Polley. More entries will appear in due course. Read more >
Essex Way photographic competition: the winners revealed!
Friday 7 October 2022
The winners in our Essex Way photographic competition were revealed at our AGM on Saturday (October 1) and it was a pleasure that some of them were able to join us on a delightful afternoon at Coggeshall’s Grange Barn. As you doubtless know by now, the competition was launched in celebration of the 50th anniversary […] Read more >
Essex Way competition closes – now for the judging!
Thursday 15 September 2022
Our Essex Way photographic competition has closed – and, as Basil Fawlty might have said, now for the tricky bit! That, of course, is the judging and we are settling down to that now. Winners will be notified at the start of next week – it’s already been a lot of fun, so here’s to […] Read more >
Make it snappy if you want to catch our Essex Way photo competition!
Monday 5 September 2022
We have had a fantastic response to our Essex Way photographic competition – and there’s still (just about!) time for you to send in your entries. The competition was launched in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Essex Way – the beautiful 81-mile walk from Epping to Harwich that CPRE Essex was so instrumental […] Read more >
Take part in the CPRE Essex photographic competition to show the beauty of the Essex Way
Thursday 28 July 2022
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Essex Way, CPRE Essex is launching a photographic competition – and everyone is invited to join. Our organisation played a leading role in bringing about this beautiful 81-mile walk from Epping to Harwich and we can think of no better way of acclaiming its joys than sharing pictures […] Read more >
‘The route is a splendid testament to those pioneers at the CPRE who, fifty years ago, put their ambitious ideas into action’
Thursday 7 July 2022
Back in the autumn of 2013, CPRE Essex published in its magazine, Action Essex, Peter Ward’s account of how he tackled the 81 miles of the Essex Way. We reproduce the first part of that tale here. Please forgive its presentation as a series of scans (we hope to improve on them in due course), […] Read more >
Essex Way anniversary walkers set out from Epping on Saturday
Monday 27 June 2022
The Essex Way 50th-anniversary celebrations continue with a walking relay this weekend. By happy coincidence, 2022 also marks the 50th anniversary of the Long Distance Walkers Association and it has organised the five-leg relay, which starts with a group setting out from Epping station at 6am on Saturday (July 2). They will be carrying a […] Read more >