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A voyage of real ale discovery along the scenic Crouch Valley railway line from Wickford to Southminster in the heart of the Dengie Peninsula.

Explore brewery tap rooms, micropubs and several traditional pubs on the way.You will also pass through historic towns, maritime villages, wildlife reserves and picturesque views on the Crouch Estuary.

Facilities

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  • Description of route - Walking & Train journey
  • Easy Route
  • Linear Route

Map & Directions

Crouch Valley Rail Ale Trail

Type:Walking Route

Southminster, Essex, CM0 7EG

What's Nearby

  1. One of the largest and best equipped parish fields in the Maldon District, this open,…

    0.14 miles away
  2. Brewery offering guided tours and Taproom and Kitchen serving our ales, ciders and lager…

    0.16 miles away
  3. St Leonards Church

    0.22 miles away
  1. Orchard Meadows consists of five adjoining meadows, each surrounded by hedges. The…

    0.55 miles away
  2. Seasons Wood consists mainly of hawthorn & blackthorn scrub. To the northern end of the…

    0.55 miles away
  3. Thousands of trees were planted that will develop into a mixed deciduous woodland. At the…

    0.64 miles away
  4. Extensive working railway museum including locomotives, carriages, wagons, historic…

    1.48 miles away
  5. Affectionately known as St Mary's, there has been a church on this site since 1155,…

    1.8 miles away
  6. The Dengie National Nature Reserve is a large and remote area of tidal mudflat and…

    1.94 miles away
  7. Small site accessible on foot from Hester Place or The Pippins.
    Enclosed children's…

    2.06 miles away
  8. St James & Asheldham Church

    Small church in a very dispersed and small village situation maintained by a very small…

    2.14 miles away
  9. This park is comprised of mown grassland with a large number of mature trees of different…

    2.21 miles away
  10. Let’s Go Bonkers is East Essex’s most exciting and professionally designed premier indoor…

    2.22 miles away
  11. St Barnabas Church
    2.3 miles away
  12. All Saints' Church, Creeksea

    All Saints' Church at Creeksea lies in an idyllic setting with beautiful views over the…

    2.38 miles away
  13. Overlooking the River Crouch, Burnham’s Riverside Park offers activity and relaxation in…

    2.43 miles away
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  1. Address

    Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ

    Maldon

    Welcome to Maldon Splash Park, Essex's favourite children's water park! Located in the centre of Promenade Park in Maldon, the Splash Park offers a family and child friendly environment to cool off in. Featuring a great selection of interactive and…

  2. Address

    The Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8AR

    Telephone

    01621 784785

    Burnham-on-Crouch

    Burnham's picturesque quayside is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

  3. Address

    Vicarage Lane, Mundon, Essex, CM9 6PA

    Telephone

    01621 740920

    Mundon

    The church of St. Mary in Mundon is cared for by the Friends of Friendless Churches and it is now conserved as a Grade 1 listed medieval church.

  4. Address

    Katonia Avenue, Mayland, Essex, CM3 6AD

    Telephone

    01621 743551

    Mayland

    A large well equipped rec ground with good access for cars & pedestrians. Football pitches, floodlit tennis/5 a side courts, a range of play equipment for older children, rebound wall, youth shelter & large erath mounds for BMXing.

  5. Address

    24 High Street, Maldon, CM9 5PJ

    Telephone

    01621 927644

    Maldon

    TwoBecomeOne is a shop that has combined two of Maldon’s favourite gift shops, GreyRuffle & Daisy’s into one.

  6. Address

    Fambridge Road, North Fambridge, Essex, CM3 6NB

    Telephone

    01621 828244

    North Fambridge

    Facilities include a car park, football pitch, children's play site, and basketball net. Visitors should take care on leaving the site as visibility is restricted.

  7. Address

    Church Road, Tolleshunt Major, Essex, CM9 8EH

    Tolleshunt Major

    Situated at one of the highest points in Tolleshunt Major, next to the private residence of Beckingham Hall, the grounds command expansive views out across the marshland and Blackwater Estuary. A serene spot for contemplation.

  8. Address

    Madison Heights, Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ

    Telephone

    01621 850222

    Maldon

    In 2012 Madison Heights became home to Sk8ters Roller Rink. Maldon's only full size indoor roller rink, with music and lighting. Fully air conditioned and great for all year fun times.

  9. Address

    Vicarage Lane , Tillingham , Southminster, CM0 7TW

    Telephone

    01621 779584

    Tillingham

    Car park, public toilets, football pitch, cricket pitch, bowls club, sports pavilion, enclosed children's play site and youth shelter.

  10. Address

    6 King Georges Place, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5BZ

    Telephone

    01621 843980

    Maldon

    Maldon Nails

  11. Address

    Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ

    Maldon

  12. Address

    Creeksea Place Farm, Ferry Rd, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8PJ

    Telephone

    01621 785 292

    Burnham on Crouch

    Come try disc golf! Our short course is fun for beginners and families, or play 18 holes for a challenge!

  13. Address

    Great Totham Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham, CM8 3NP

    Telephone

    01621 893025

    Wickham Bishops

    Large car park, changing rooms, pavilion, cricket pitch, two football pitches, four tennis courts, youth shelter, basketball net, public open space and nature area.

  14. Address

    Braxted Lane, Great Totham, Maldon, CM9 8DD

    Telephone

    01621 891474

    Great Totham

    A pleasant, undulating site, approximately half woodland and half grassland with some large oak trees. Childrens play site, basketball net and kickabout area.

  15. Address

    Drapers Chase, Heybridge, Maldon, CM9 4QT

    Telephone

    01621 852152

    Heybridge

    A large sports ground with associated sports pavilion and changing rooms. It is the home of Maldon Cricket Club, Maldon Croquet Club, Maldon Rugby Club and Maldon Tennis Club.

  16. Address

    Fambridge Road, Althorne, Essex, CM3 6BZ

    Althorne

    Crouch Ridge Vineyard overlooks the River Crouch. We produce and sell award winning single variety still and sparkling wines from grapes grown at the vineyard.
    Come for the wine and stay for the view

  17. Address

    Goldsands Road, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7JW

    Telephone

    01621 772044

    Southminster

    Brewery offering guided tours and Taproom and Kitchen serving our ales, ciders and lager with a full snack and main meals menu.

  18. Address

    Bradwell Marina, Waterside, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, CM0 7RB

    Telephone

    01621 776684

    Bradwell-on-Sea

    Residential sailing voyages aboard traditional vessels. Groups of 7 to 16 people, ages 12 years and upwards. No experience necessary.

  19. Address

    Mark Farm, The Hall Farm, North Street, Tillingham, Essex, CM0 7SP

    Telephone

    01621 778844

    Tillingham

    Sarah Green's Organics is situated in Tillingham on the east Essex coast, 50 miles east of London.

  20. Address

    47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX

    Telephone

    07973 559981

    Maldon

    Social history museum of Maldon and District situated on the edge of the award winning Promenade Park.

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