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.Cycle Ride: Witham to Hythe via Cycle Ferry 23 miles Aug 24, 2019 We cycle out of Witham on cycle paths including a short section on the Blackwater Rail Trail (formerWitham to Maldon railway line) then on quiet roads through Wickham Bishops, Great Braxted to Tiptree where we stop for morning tea at the iconic Tiptree Jam Factory tea room After our coffee and cakes we get back on our bikes and cycle through Layer Marney where the amazing tudor tower is visible for miles around (not planning to visit the tower though). We keep pedalling until we get to Layer de la Hay which has a 14th century church and we may stop at the Layer Fox pub for lunch or else wait until Fingringhoe where there is the Whale Bone pub When we get to Rowhedge we can catch the Rowhedge cycle ferry £3 including bikes (run by volunteers) across the Colne to Wivenhoe, a pretty riverside town lined with crooked timber framed houses, where we may stop for afternoon tea. From Wivenhoe we can either take the train home (direct service) or cycle about 2.5 miles along the cycle path by the river into Hythe where we can also take the train home (change at Colchester) Meeting up Be on the train that leaves Stratford at 10.25 - this train starts at Liverpool St and also stops at Shenfield and Chelmsford Get a super off-peak day return to Hythe (Essex) £15.70 with discount card. NB Check the "What's on" page of our website: for the most up to date information on meeting times for this event, and also details of other forthcoming events