Monthly Archives: October 2011

2b – Southend-on-Sea Pier

The reason we started our Coast of Britain Walk in the Southend area was because we knew we would be able to bribe the kids with trips to Adventure Island! There is something of a history to Southend Pier, and I … Continue reading

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2a – Shoeburyness to Southend-on-Sea

  Our first walk had ended at Ness Road in Shoeburyness, so this was where our second walk started.  At the end of Ness Road, behind the sea wall, is an HM Coastguard Station.  This looked very dramatic on the day of … Continue reading

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1c – Shoebury East Beach to Shoeburyness

On leaving Shoebury East Beach the path follows, for the main part, the sea wall. A tarmac pathway runs briefly between the wall and some new housing, timber clad with large windows fronting the sea. The beach itself at this … Continue reading

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1b – Haven Point to Shoebury East Beach

Having explored The Broomway to our content, we turned our attention to actually getting our round-Britain walk underway. We decided that this should start at Haven Point, just to the north, simply because Haven Point is a “corner” on the … Continue reading

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1a – The Broomway

When you start a mammoth undertaking you really want it to go without a hitch; at least at the beginning. The beginning of our walk around the coast of Britain started at Great Wakering, on land owned by the MoD.  … Continue reading

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