GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Terling Walks

5 miles (8 km)

This pretty Essex village has many picturesque features including a ford on the River Ter, an old windmill, a cricket pitch and cottages around Church Green.
This circular walk from the village uses a section of the Essex Way and other country lanes to explore the area.
The walk starts in the village centre and passes along the Cricket Green to Flack's Green. You then follow the waymarked Essex Way footpath north west to Sandy Wood and Fuller's Green. Pleasant country lanes then takes you north east to Fairstead where you pick up the Essex Way again. Follow it south and it will take you back to Terling.

Postcode

CM3 2PY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Terling OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Terling Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Terling

Pubs/Cafes

Head to the Rayleigh Arms for some post walk refreshment. The 1840 pub is one of the dominant buildings in the village. They have a good menu with a cosy interior and log fire. Outside there's a lovely large garden area for warmer days. You can find them at 1 Owl's Hill, CM3 2PW.

Dog Walking

The country trails make for a fine dog walk and the Rayleigh Arms mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the east you can pick up the Witham River Walk and enjoy a waterside stroll along the River Brain.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Essex Walks page.

Photos

Terling - geograph.org.uk - 445024

Terling village view. Taken at the junction of River Hill and Braintree Road looking down Owl's Hill.

The Ford at Terling - geograph.org.uk - 576929

The Ford at Terling

A little cottage on Church Green, Terling - geograph.org.uk - 1318887

A little cottage on Church Green. The tiny green cottage is in sharp contrast to its grander neighbours on the green.

All Saints Parish Church, Terling, Essex. - geograph.org.uk - 2011953

All Saints Parish Church.

Footbridge over the River Ter - geograph.org.uk - 1319011

Dog walker on the footbridge over the River Ter. The footbridge carries the footpath running from Terling Windmill to Three Ashes Farm.

Fuller Street - geograph.org.uk - 445003

Fuller Street. Taken from the Essex Way footpath.

The Essex Way 76 - geograph.org.uk - 2068159

Walkers on the Essex Way near Fairstead.

The Essex Way 74 - geograph.org.uk - 2068157

The Essex Way footpath view.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Terling.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Terling.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)