Welcome to the Basildon Greenway Group. The Group is a local branch of the Ramblers Association covering the Basildon, Billericay and Wickford areas of Essex. We take our name from the Basildon Greenway footpath, a 32-mile path devised by Basildon Council to link many of the walks and nature reserves in the area. Every week, we lead short Tuesday morning walks and longer Sunday walks. Once a month, we also organise a longer Tuesday walk. The short morning walks are generally about 5 to 6 miles starting at 10am and finishing approximately 12:30 with a short break half way The longer Sunday and Tuesday walks are about 9 to 12 miles usually with a pub stop at lunchtime, start at 10am or just after and finish late afternoon. All walks are lead by our local volunteers. The Tuesday morning walks are particularly popular. Most walks start at a car park in the countryside around Basildon, Benfleet, Billericay, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Hockley, Laindon, Pitsea, Stanford-le-hope and Wickford. Occasionally we walk further afield, for example in Kent, Suffolk or London. Our walks are a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness. You’re very welcome to try walking with us, or to get involved in looking after paths and green spaces and opening up new places to explore.
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