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Blue/yellow river scene & nameRoach Valley Way


37 km / 23 miles
A route around south-east Essex which takes in a variety of landscapes including the ancient woodlands of Hockley and the coastal margins of the Roach and Crouch estuaries.

Schematic Map available from website below.


Waymark: Blue/yellow river scene & name
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Blue/yellow river scene & name
Attributes: Easy
Start and Finish: TQ873905 - Rochford, Essex View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Roach Valley Way part 1 [YouTube video] Roach Valley Way part 2 [YouTube video] Roach Valley Way part 3 [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Roach Valley Way  (Essex County Council  - 1997 )
External download Roach Valley Way  (Essex County Council  - 2010 ) Download


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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 (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 168, 178
OS Landranger Active 168, 178
OS Explorer 175, 176
OS Explorer Active 175, 176

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Route Profile:

37.4 km (23.2 miles)
277 m (909 ft) ascent
67 m (220 ft)  maximum height

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