Inspiring Walks in Essex

Great Britain is home to some of the most breath-taking scenery in Europe, and you are bound to come across some stunning sights when out on one of our recommended walks in Essex. See below for some beautiful photographs, taken on various Essex walks. Why not submit your own?

  • Migrant Hawker - Hadleigh Downs Country Park

    Migrant Hawker
    6 October 2013

  • Taking Flight - Hadleigh

    Taking Flight
    15 April 2013

  • butterfly on a spring flower - tropical wings

    butterfly on a spring flower
    29 March 2013

  • Happiness, is this the summer we are approaching? - Sandringham

    Happiness, is this the summer we are approaching?
    9 March 2013

  • Fan Dance - Pen Y Fan

    Fan Dance
    9 January 2013

  • Mr - Beddgelert, North Wales

    31 August 2012

  • Walking at Cader Idris - Cader Idris

    Walking at Cader Idris
    10 August 2012

  • Golden Sunset  - West Bergholt

    Golden Sunset
    4 August 2012

  • Looking Back - Southend-On-Sea

    Looking Back
    1 August 2012

  • Sunny Winter Walk - Chafford Hundred

    Sunny Winter Walk
    30 March 2012

  • Eye on Central Park - NY Central Park

    Eye on Central Park
    27 March 2012

  • Serenity on Mersea Island, - Mersea Island

    Serenity on Mersea Island,
    27 March 2012

  • Sunset on Mersea Island, Essex - Mersea Island

    Sunset on Mersea Island, Essex
    27 March 2012

  • Autumn in the Crouch Valley - Canewdon

    Autumn in the Crouch Valley
    29 December 2011

  • Green Tunnel - Ashingdon

    Green Tunnel
    22 December 2011

  • Roach Valley Way, Lion Creek - Canewdon

    Roach Valley Way, Lion Creek
    30 November 2011

  • The Crouch Valley - South Woodham Ferrers

    The Crouch Valley
    15 September 2011

  • Autumn Gold - Hockley

    Autumn Gold
    23 August 2011

  • Woodland Track - Hockley

    Woodland Track
    11 August 2011

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Useful Resources for Walking in Essex


Essex Tourist Guide - plan your day trip by searching the huge database for places to go and visit from nature reserves, to windmills, to beautiful gardens, to coastal conservation areas and protected estuarys alive with wildlife.

Visit Essex - another great resource packed with inspiring images and directories on places to visit, official websites, locations and contact details.

Essex Country Parks - discover Essex's parks and open spaces. The parks organise many activities which will appeal to children and adults alike - see the website for full schedules.

Essex Walks - an interactive map for you to pin point a specific walk and see the journey mapped out in front of you.

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