For my first walk in Essex, what better place to walk than Castle Hedingham.

 

Date: 30th December 2013 Ascent (m/ft): 80m (262ft)
  Start Location: Castle Hedingham Highest Point: N/A
  Time Started: 12:36 Parking: Opposite the Castle entrance
  Duration: 2 Hours Weather: Cloudy, raining and windy
  Distance:

6.7km (4.16 Miles)

Difficulty: Easy
Castle Hedingham

The first view of the castle through the trees. The actual castle was closed today so I had to make do with views from a distance.

The Norman Castle.

Towards the end of the walk the sun actually came out!

Dramatic skies.