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Introducing the Walton Trails

Guided Walks in and Around Walton

The Walton Trails is a set of four walking trails in and around Walton-on-th-Naze in Essex. The walks are contained in the pages of the website, simply click on the link to the left. A set of printed Leaflet Guides to all these walks are available from the Walton Community Shop on the High Street, The Naze Tower at the Naze and various other outlets throughout the town.

Scroll down to learn about each trail and click the name for more info:


Walton Wildlife Trail

A wildlife walk around the stunning Naze at Walton, as an introduction to the new Trails project, a group of walks in and around Walton. Fairly long walk at a fairly slow pace. Dogs are welcome, on a lead near nesting areas. Children welcome but consider walk length. This walk is mainly off road, and the terrain is grassy and can be uneven. Refreshments and toilets are available at the start point, but there are no pit stops over a large part of the walk and it is very open terrain, please dress sensibly for the weather and bring water.

Start Point and End Point

The Naze Tower6km/3.7miles

Regular trains from Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze.

Bus service from the town to the Naze.

Walk Accessibility 2


Walton History Trail

A walk through the town and industrial areas of Walton-on-the-Naze with a focus on the history of the town. Medium Walk at a slow pace. Dogs and children are welcome. This is a medium length walk partly off road on paths that may be overgrown. Refreshments and toilets are available en route. Parts of the walk are on open sea wall, please dress sensibly for the weather.

Start Point and End Point

Walton Train Station

5.6km/3.5miles

Regular trains from Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze.

Walk Accessibility 3


Walton WWII Trail

An interesting walk exploring the history of the Naze during World War Two. Short walk at a slow pace. Dogs and children are welcome. This walk is off road, and the terrain is grassy and can be uneven. Refreshments and toilets are available at the start point.

Start Point and End Point

The Naze Tower

1.5km/1mile

Regular trains from Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze.

Bus service from the town to the Naze.

Walk Accessibility 3


Walton Little Explorer Trail

A walk around the town of Walton designed for children stopping at points of interest with things to see and do. Dogs and children are welcome. This walk is all on road. Refreshments and toilets are available en route. Bring paper and crayons to do rubbings of the signs en route.

Start Point and End Point

Letterbox Nursery Walton High Street

1.2km/0.7miles

Regular trains from Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze.

Walk Accessibility 1


For more info: 01255 677006
Leaflets are available from the Tourist Information.

Contact us with your e-mail address if you would like to be notified of guided walks on the trails: info@walton-on-the-naze.com

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