The Dengie Hundred

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Twenty Walks in the Dengie Hundred

The Dengie Hundred is a paradise for walkers as it is comparatively flat with varied countryside  full of interest plus amazing stretched of River and Sea coast

The number one walk is the area for serious walkers is the River/Sea wall that allows a continuous vehicle free footpaths for the entire Dengie Hundred peninsula from Mayland to North Fambridge. Several of the walks below uses stretches of this sea/river wall.

Estuary of River Crouch

The footpath at the point where the River Crouch meets the North Sea

There are many walks of various lengths listed on the internet. Links below lead to some of them .

Click on the walk to visit the host page and then use the back button to return.

pdf indicates that you will download a pdf file and map rather than being taken to a web site.


Walk Name Distance Source
Bradwell on Sea 12 miles Essex Walks
Bradwell on Sea Circular (pdf) 4 or 7 miles Essex Walker
Bradwell Cockle Spit Walk 6 Miles Healthy Life Essex
Bradwell on Sea to Burnham on Crouch 16 miles Daily Telegraph
Bradwell Waterside to Tillingham 11 miles Essex Pub Walks
Burnham on Crouch to Southminster 9 miles Essex Pub Walks
North Fambridge Rail Stn to Althorne Rail Stn 9.5 miles Essex Pub Walks
North Fambridge to Burnham on Crouch 10.5 miles Essex Walks
North Fambridge Rail Stn to Burnham on Couch 9.1 miles Essex Pub Walks
Purleigh Circular 8.5 miles Matts Walks
Purleigh from the Bell PH (pdf) 4.5 miles Essex Walker
Purleigh from the Bell 2 (pdf) 5 miles Essex Walker
Purleigh from the Bell 3 (pdf) 7 Miles Essex Walker
Purleigh to North Fambridge (pdf) 14.5miles Essex Walker
Sensational salt marshes and beautiful sailing (pdf) 30.8 miles Essex County Council
St Peters Way -  Bradwell on Sea to Chipping Ongar 41 Various
Steeple 4.4miles Essex Walks
Tillingham to Southminster Rail Station 13 miles Essex Pub Walks
Woodham Walter 5.5 miles Essex Walks
Woodham Walter to Danbury (pdf) 10 miles Essex Walker

Walking Groups

The Maldon and Dengie Hundred Ramblers have an organised program of walks in this area suitable for experienced and beginner walkers.

Click here to visit their web page.

Fitsteps Health Walks provide walks in the Maldon District with the specific aim of improving healthy behaviour and to assist rehabilitation after illness.

Click here for their website.

Short Walks

For those who favour short walks in public recreational areas click here for a list of such areas.