Chelmer Tour 2015: 4th Oct with Bramston Canoe Club

From: Springfield, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT.
To: Hoe Mill Lock, Woodham Walter CM9 6RB.

(10 mile paddle)

This paddle is subject to flow and weather.

Date: 4th October 2015

Meeting Time: 08:45 to unload & set-up car shuttle.

Car shuttle: 25 minutes each way (50 Minutes in total).

Meeting Place: Chelmsford Records Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT. Parking on Wharf road is ok on Sundays or pay and display car park near by.

Start Place: Springfield lock, Chelmer canal. after car shuttle and briefing 10:30 on the water.

Lunch stop: Half way point. Stoneham lock. Pack lunch/picnic required (no shop)

Tea stop: Papermill Lock (tea room and toilets if required) this also can be a finish point.

Finish Point: Hoe Mill Lock, The Causeway, Woodham Walter, CM9 6. Parking on the road

There are a total of 10 locks to portage.

Last year was a great inter-cub meet with a chance to share idea’s and have fun with fellow paddlers on the trip, also the weather was great.

A boat licence is required to paddle the Chelmer from Essex Water Ways @ £5 per craft purchased on the day from a Bramston Club Member at the beginning of the tour.

Please register to let us know you wish to join us at



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