Magna Carta walk

Sun 17th Mar 2024


Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region / Area
Southern England / North Essex /Suffolk border
Local Group
Essex & Herts
Distance
17ml.
Start Time
9 am
Route
From Castle Hedingham CO9 3DG. Park in Bayley St opposite the castle in Castle Hedingham Will assemble nearby

Linear route from Castle Hedingham out to Clare 8.5mls, and then retracing our route, back to Castle Hedingham. Lunch in Clare

General Notes
2 castles, 8 miles & 809 years of history! The Magna Carta Walk is 17 mile long between Castle Hedingham & Clare and back to Castle Hedingham. It retraces the route that would have been taken by messengers of two of the principal rebels in the lead up to the revolt. Lunch stop in Clare; picnic lunch in Clare Country Park recommended, but Clare also has a small cafe, a Co-op & pubs. Like the medieval messengers, we'll do the Walk both ways in a day. Flat walk, 2 stiles, mix of good cinder track & footpaths. Dogs welcome
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