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Take part in the CPRE Essex photographic competition to show the beauty of the Essex Way

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’

‘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

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 >

Gordon snaps a quirky moment… now it’s YOUR chance to whip out the camera and join our competition

Gordon snaps a quirky moment… now it’s YOUR chance to whip out the camera and join our competition

Friday 24 June 2022

We offer you Gordon Ridgewell’s latest quirky observation on life… “I have heard about the cat amongst the pigeons, but when I looked out the window I saw our cat amongst the partridges! “He is guarding the drive as the partridges find small seeds to eat in strange places.” As most of you will be […] Read more >

Fifty years of the Essex Way and the celebrations have started… here are two walks for you to join

Fifty years of the Essex Way and the celebrations have started… here are two walks for you to join

Monday 25 April 2022

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Essex Way and, as the group behind the formation of the 81-mile walk, we are keen to play a big part in the celebrations. The Essex Way was conceived via a competition funded by CPRE in 1972. The route was proposed by pupils at Chelmsford Technical High […] Read more >

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