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Lasso Essex - Sparkling Estuary (07)


45 km / 28 miles
The River Colne is followed north to Hythe and then follows the opposite bank to Wivenhoe. Alresford Creek is followed to the tide mill at Thorrington and a return to the banks of the Colne leads to Brightlingsea. Paths lead around the head of Flag Creek before heading south to pass the edge of St Osyth Park. St Osyth Creek is followed by Brightlingsea Creek before looping round Point Clear's Martello Tower and heading east to Wigboro Wick Lane.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start: TM031218 - Rowhedge, Essex View on StreetMap
Finish: TM118147 - Wigboro Wick Lane, St Osyth, Essex View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2020

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Route Description - PDF Lasso Essex  (Derek Keeble  - 2020 ) Download File


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 168, 169
OS Landranger Active 168, 169
OS Explorer 184
OS Explorer Active 184

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45.5 km (28.3 miles)
249 m (817 ft) ascent
27 m (89 ft)  maximum height

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