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Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation


27 km / 17 miles
Starting at All Saints Church, Maldon and exploring Heybridge Creek, and with views of Northey Island, before tracing the whole length of the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation canal and ending in Chelmsford convenient for bus and rail links.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start: TL850070 - All Saints Church, Maldon, Essex View on StreetMap
Finish: TL705070 - Rail and Bus Station, Chelmsford, Essex View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation Chelmer Canal Trust Chelmer Navigation - Chelmsford to Maldon [YouTube video]


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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26.8 km (16.7 miles)
109 m (358 ft) ascent
34 m (112 ft)  maximum height

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