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Wed 7 November 2018  - 12 miles - GUNNERS PARK - BENFLEET TO SHOEBURYNESS - Leader: Nick  - Photos: Simon

A brisk walk over the hilly woodland of Benfleet Downs and Hadleigh Country Park past the ruined Hadleigh Castle and then along the coast to Shoeburyness and Gunners Park, a place of historic buildings and wildlife. Lunch: Rossi’s, Westcliff-on-Sea or picnic.

Shoeburyness 1

Thames estuary view from above Benfleet

Shoeburyness 2

Autumn colours on the hills above Benfleet


Shoeburyness 3


Shoeburyness 4

View from Hadleigh Castle looking towards Southend


Shoeburyness 5

Castle Keep of Hadleigh Castle


Shoeburyness 6

Roger about to get mown down


Shoeburyness 7



Shoeburyness 8

Leigh-on-Sea view between house


Shoeburyness 9

Charlie boy

Shoeburyness 10

"Mmmm..   I think the sea should be on my left..."


Shoeburyness 11

Entrance to Southend pier

Photos: Simon

Saturday, December 15, 2018