OUTING – Southend – Creeks Cockles & Cockneys

Event Details

OUTING Thursday 5th October 2023. Creeks Cockles & Cockneys. Tales of poaching, smuggling and legendary witches around the East Coast.

We start at the 2012 Olympic Mountain Bike Course looking over Hadleigh Castle and the Thames estuary. Then explore the many creeks, seeing wildfowl, marsh farmers and oystermen. We will hear tales of witches, We also visit Leigh on Sea, a fishing and previously smuggling village, the centre of the world cockling trade.

Blue Badge guided Tour including morning coffee and a 2 course lunch at The Palace Hotel of Grilled Chicken with red wine gravy ( gluten free gravy by pre order) and vegetables or vegetable Moussaka.. Followed by Strawberry gateau, ( lactose free available by pre-order) then tea or coffee.  Free hour to explore Southend.

Cost £52.50

Contact Pamela Mugliston – 01799 521 697 – 07910 746 887 – pjmteddybear@btinternet.com

Pick up times:

Thaxted Road 8.40

The Common 8.45

Station Street 8.50

Swan Meadow 9.00

Newport 9.15


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