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Sunday, 6 October 2019

Sunday Walk: Wakes Colne to Bures

Book 1, walk 46
11 miles, 17.7 km
Difficulty: 5/10
Ah Essex! Lovely Essex. Thatched cottages, brooks, farms, woods, and undulating hills. Nice lunch pub.
Trains
Get the 10:08 Ipswich train from Liverpool Street, changing onto the Sudbury line at Marks Tey  (arr 1106 dep 11:16) arriving Chappell & Wakes Colne 11:22
Return trains at xx:49 changing again at Marks Tey. Bures is a request station. You need to hail the train to stop it.
Get a return to Bures.
Chappell & Wakes Colne station has a Railway Museum, admission £7. Anyone so inclined could get the train an hour earlier (9:08), have a look round and meet the others at the appointed time. Just a thought.
Lunch: The 16th century 5 Bells, Colne Engaine 01787 224 166
Tea:  Choose between the Three Horseshoes 01787 228 303, (follow Bridge Street over the town bridge) or the Eight Bells 01787 227 354 in Colchester Road. Both are Camra-recognised.
Walk Directions: here .
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