Essex Walking Guidebooks and Maps
Below, we display Essex walking guidebooks and maps. Some guidebooks are out of print but available from third-parties via Amazon.
The Ordnance Survey “Explorer” maps are available in standard quality (shown), as well as the tougher all-weather type.
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“Walking is one of Britain’s favourite leisure activities, and this guide features a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The book features all of the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of Essex, and cear mapping for ease of use. Every route has been colour coded according to difficulty. All walks are annotated with local points of interest and places to stop for refreshments. Every walk is given a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and access, landscape, dog friendliness, parking and public toilets.”
– 50 Walks in Essex (AA 50 Walks series)
“This guidebook describes 25 coastal and inland day walks covering the whole of the historic country of Essex, stretching from the Lea Valley in the west and the Thames in the south over to the North Sea and up to the River Stour in the north. Also included is a description of the Essex Way which crosses the county in 11 stages from Manor Park, on the fringes of London, to the port of Harwich – a distance of 96 miles. The walks are suitable for all abilities any ascents being mostly short and rarely steep and there are shorter alternatives for many of the longer routes. Each walk is described step-by-step, illustrated with OS map extracts and packed with historical, and geological information about the landscape the route passes through.”
– Walking in Essex: 25 day walks and a cross-country route (Cicerone Walking Guides)
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