The Orbital at Lexden

Walks, England, Essex, Colchester

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  • Step 1: This triangular route forms part of the Colchester Orbital, a 14-15 mile walk around town, linking some of its most important & beautiful green spaces.

  • Step 2: This section offers easier access for mobility-restricted walkers & chair users (paths are hard-surfaced & level).

  • The route begins here at Park Road. Buses run along nearby Lexden Road & there is on-road parking at Park Road with a Blue Badge.

    Step 3: The route begins here at Park Road. Buses run along nearby Lexden Road & there is on-road parking at Park Road with a Blue Badge.

  • This section of the path is tree-lined with playing fields to the left.

    Step 4: This section of the path is tree-lined with playing fields to the left.

  • The path here is hard-surfaced tarmac & level throughout. You then enter a section with hedgerow either side of the path.

    Step 5: The path here is hard-surfaced tarmac & level throughout. You then enter a section with hedgerow either side of the path.

  • In summer the hedgerow can get overgrown so the views are intermittent.

    Step 6: In summer the hedgerow can get overgrown so the views are intermittent.

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