Colne Valley Path - Day 2  
Date: 8th January 2019 Distance: 11.2km (6.96 Miles) Parking: Car Park in Halstead
Start Location: Halstead Ascent (m/ft): 83m (272ft) Weather:

Sunny

Time Started: 10:00 Highest Point: N/A Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 3 Hours 5 Minutes        
Route: Colne Valley Path - Part 2
Halstead - Near Colne Engaine - Whtie Colne - Swanscombe Farm - Chappel

The second and shortest day along the Colne Valley Path starts at the village of Halstead and continues for 7 Miles to the village of Wakes Colne and Chappel. From here I got the bus back to Halstead.


A glorious sunny day today as I walk along the river at Halstead.

Following the signs.


More traces of the old railway.


Barely a cloud in the sky.

The line of the old railway.

The church at Colne Engaine.

Colne Engaine.

Zooming in on the church.

A weir along the River Colne.

The route finally joins the old railway line for a short way.


The route ahead.


Distant view of Chappel Viaduct.

Beautiful country estate.

A small fishing lake as I approach Chappel.

Chappel viaduct ahead.

A Mill at Chappel.

One of several churches in Chappel and Wakes Colne. This one sits directly along the path and also marks the point I turned off route to catch the bus back by the village shop.