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Profiles of Queens Victoria and Elizabeth II in garlandCentenary Circle

32 km / 20 miles

A route around Chelmsford passing via Sandon, Chignal Smealey, Galleywood, Writtle, Broomfield and the River Chelmer. The walk will take you past the magnificent New Hall School (originally a convent) which is one of the oldest Catholic schools in England. It is also worth keeping a look out for Hylands House which is a stunning Grade II listed building set in 574 acres of Hylands Park.

Down-loadable PDF of route available from website below no paper publications are published.


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Waymark: Profiles of Queens Victoria and Elizabeth II in garland
Profiles of Queens Victoria and Elizabeth II in garland
Easy; River; Heritage
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TL740060 - Sandford Mill, Essex
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Boswell House Hotel  (bookable online)
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29 Km

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33.2 Km (20.6 miles)
256 m (840 ft) ascent
84 m (276 ft)  maximum height