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Great circular walk followed by trip to the pub

I love this walk which goes along the river to the right and returns along the canal. We always... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
pennyrColchester
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colchester
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We go to Tiptree cafe overlooking the river Blackwater on a Saturday or Sunday morning. The... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
AndreaEssexengland
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Essex england
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

I love this walk which goes along the river to the right and returns along the canal. We always stop at the pub (you have a choice of two) or a cafe if you don't want a pub. The walk is varied and I love...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We go to Tiptree cafe overlooking the river Blackwater on a Saturday or Sunday morning. The breakfasts are the best. We sit outside as we have a dog, plenty of seating inside and out but best to get there at 9am when it opens at...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank AndreaEssexengland
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Walked twice around the Basin on a lovely sunny day which takes you along the canal. Lots of boats, pubs and cafes and free parking.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We went for a walk along the canal on rather a dull day but even so this a delightful spot. If it had been sunnier we would have done a trip on the river and there a range of pubs and cafes to visit and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Interesting place to visit. Large free car park. Plenty of walking. Pubs, boats and birdlife. And of course lots of mud at low tide.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Graham5128
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We spent four days nearby and walked here every day. All the pubs done good beer and food at reasonable prices. The tea room on the sea wall was nice ... a bit on the pricey side for a full English and a coffee at...More

Date of experience: May 2017
7  Thank RichardR180
Reviewed 23 May 2017

we went to visit because my partner wanted to see the renovated sea lock. Nice sunny day for a gentle walk by the canal with the attraction of sitting outside the pub by the lock.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Trevor V
Reviewed 23 May 2017

found this after visiting the tiptree jam museum and tea room.it was beautiful sunny day and sat down and looked out to sea.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank hilary d
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Walked here along the canal from Maldon .Very peaceful and the wildlife was interesting we saw a heron swans ducks etc and heard the cuckoo several times. Would have been fantastic on a sunny day

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Williamhartland
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely day , hiring a few boats for an hour with family and friends . Huge free car park ( alternate parking for a fee in the surrounding pubs ) Lovely staff and good food that was reasonably priced xx

Date of experience: April 2017
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tedjenkins51
17 August 2018|
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Check the tides because it dries out
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doreen c
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Response from buerge | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definetely. The pubs as well as the Tiptree Cafe. Have fun !
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legerton
10 August 2017|
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Response from buerge | Reviewed this property |
Or you go to Maldon Promenade Park on the other side of the river. They have a nice lake for crabbing and model boats.
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