Group of people walking along woodland trail

Various routes can be taken to explore the pretty village of Writtle on this low intensity walk, including a walk alongside fields, via the village duckpond, and through the College grounds.   

This walk meets outside the Lordship Tearooms and Shop and is wheelchair and buggy friendly. Why not stay on afterwards and enjoy some cake? 

Please note that, for each walk, a specific route has been agreed and risk assessed to provide the safest walking environment possible. This cannot be changed.

Walk day and time

  • This walk runs every Tuesday at 12pm.


  • Free

How to register

If you have already registered or signed up for our walks, please just arrive in time for the start.

Otherwise, you can sign up and register for our Wellbeing Walks online now.

Essential information

  • Make sure you wear comfortable, sensible shoes and clothes appropriate for the weather. Please make sure you bring sun lotion and water in the summer. 
  • Unfortunately, we cannot allow any dogs other than assistance animals. 

Walk address and meeting point

Outside the Lordship Tearooms and Shop, Lordship Road, Chelmsford, CM1 3RS.

How to get there

By bus

Number 45 runs every 45 minutes from the city centre and stops outside Preston’s Garage, towards Harlow. The Regal Bus service Number 35 stops every hour at the ARU campus. 


Routes run off road to the campus/tearooms from the city centre. You can look at the Writtle cycle map

By car

The tearooms are opposite the ARU main entrance on the A414. Please park in the Writtle nursery car park next to the Tearooms, which includes accessible spaces. 

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