Mount Nessing View - Traditional Touring Club, Walking & Cycling in Essex

About Us

Exercise and fun!

The Traditional Touring Club is based in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England. We arrange events for ourselves such as:

Walking trips and cycle rides - in Britain and further afield
Weekend and longer trips
Social events, including a book club, film group, allotment group - and more!

We meet on the third Wednesday of every month at The Constitutional Club in Elm Road, Leigh-on-sea at 8.30pm. Come along and join us.

Next Walks and Cycles

Grab your walking shoes or hop on your saddle, and join us for these outings ....


Sun 2 Oct  West from Stansted Mountfitchet  Most of this easy cycle ride is through quiet lanes. There is a ford at Barwick, a good pub at Westmill and we go through the attractive town of Buntingford. The ride is 32 miles and there are no major climbs. Meet at the car park at the back of the library on Crofton Green.  Leader: John Bobin

Mon 3 Oct  Leigh to Benfleet Walk  Meet at Osborne’s, 10:30am.  Leader: Jackie

Sun 9 Oct  Martello Towers Walk, Part 2  Circular walk from St Osyth passing Point Clear Martello tower and Colne Point nature reserve. There is a £15 charge, per person, for the minibus. Approx. 7 miles. Meet at The Elms, 9am.  Leader: Jenny Butler

Mon 10 Oct  Leigh to Benfleet Walk  Meet at Osborne’s, 10:30am.  Leader: Jackie

Sun 16 Oct  Nathan's Furze Loop, Ongar  Meet at the car park opposite Budworth Hall (CM5 9AA) at 9.30am for a gentle ride through Stondon Massey, Blackmore, Highwood, Hay Green and Hook End, with a pub lunch at the end of the ride - cup of tea at the start.  Leader: Ken Plowman

Additional to our gallery, photos of past trips, social events, etc may be found on our page in Facebook:

For further forthcoming events, please see the full schedule, which includes leader contact details. This may be obtained by e-mailing Jackie:

The Traditional Touring Club is affiliated to the Ramblers Assocation, who publish an excellent magazine.  If you want to have a peruse, the link is:

We are also affiliated to the Cycle Touring Club of Great Britain (CTC).  Further information may be found by visiting their website:

As well as some very good walking, Essex has a lot more to offer ..  to find out go to the Visit Essex website -


    An opportunity to buy TTC 'outer garments'

We have a range of TTC clothing for sale in blue or maroon and all sporting the TTC logo.  However, once the current stock of these garments have been sold, we will no longer be holding any stock.  So, if you still want a fleece, sweatshirt or T-shirt, with the TTC logo on, then you will need to contact the supplier direct.  For their contact details, please phone Norman on 07770765182.

First Aid App

Here is a link through to a useful first aid app for cyclists, which has been produced by St John Ambulance:


Next TTC Club Meeting

Wednesday 19 October, 8:30pm at The Constitutional Club, 116 - 118 Elm Road, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1SQ.








Contact Us

We welcome new members - so why not come along for a trial walk or cycle?

For full details on everything the club has to offer click here to email Jackie

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