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Essex Leg next takes place 4-12 April 2020

Essex leg arrive at a stop Friendship, ferries, the countryside, food and God are just some of the highlights of Essex Leg.

The Leg tends to be one of the smaller Student Cross Legs and so is one of the more companionable groups. Great friendships are made and a real sense of togetherness develops during the week. Essex Leg tends to be one of the more diverse and ecumenical groups – our current walkers include Catholics, Anglicans and Methodists, who all share and enjoy the gospel together.

We begin our 127-mile pilgrimage in Colchester and have one of the most varied and scenic routes to Walsingham, including two boat trips. The rest of our walk progresses along a variety of scenic routes, from the beach at Felixstowe to the quiet country lanes of Norfolk, passing by small villages and beautiful churches. We stop at some pubs en route, including options to go to a pub in the evening on some days.

Joyful song, prayer and worship, tears and laughter, beautiful scenery, and tea and cakes are all set alongside Essex Leg’s walk with Jesus during Holy Week. Even if you only do it once (and we’re pretty sure you will want to do it more than once), you’ll have an experience you’ll never forget. We hope to see you on Essex Leg at Easter.


Student Cross 2019 has finished

Essex Leg 2019 costs £145 (waged), £100 (low waged), or £55 (unwaged/student) 

Questions? Contact the leg leader 

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