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Colne Valley Path (Essex)

37 km / 23 miles

Essex
The Colne Valley Path will link Great Yeldham to Colchester. The route allows walkers to enjoy the delights of the Colne Valley from the rivers edge to high on the valley side that opens up long views of this wonderful valley.

The Colne Valley is rich in history and wildlife and walkers will be able to enjoy many of the delights along the way. Starting at the Great Oak in Yeldham the path takes in the historic villages of Castle Hedingham, the great viaduct at Chappel and Lexden Dyke near Colchester before finishing at Balkerne Gate in Colchester.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Easy; River; Heritage
Start
TL760383 - Great Yedham, Essex
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Finish
TL992252 - Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex
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Open Date
2006

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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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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Camp Site
Gosfield Lake Resort  (bookable online)
3 Km
13 Km
Hotels
3 Km
17 Km
Hotels
Best Western Marks Tey Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
28 Km
Caravan Park
Colchester Holiday Park  (bookable online)
1 Km
34 Km
B & B Accommodation
Timbers Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
34 Km
B & B Accommodation
Four Sevens Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
37 Km
Other
4 Km
37 Km

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Route Profile:

36.5 Km (22.7 miles)
309 m (1,014 ft) ascent
74 m (243 ft)  maximum height