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 28 Aug  Recaress that Saddle – this is Stuart’s cycle ride postponed from 26 June  Meander the lanes and byways of Essex with a coffee stop half-way. 21 miles. Meet at The Compasses, Littley Green, CM3 1BU at 10.10am.  Leader: Stuart Budds

Sun 4 Sep  Annual Tweed Ride  2pm start from Belfairs Woodland Centre and finish at Southchurch Park. Admission is free, but tweed dress is mandatory. Cream teas will be available (£3.50) and high tea (£7). However, the teas must be booked in advance. There will be prizes for the best dressed rider and best vintage inspired bike. Further information may be found by phoning 01702 215595 or by visiting:

If you wish you can join Sally Meredith for a short cycle ride from Southchurch Park, starting at 10:30. Then move onto the woodland centre for the tweed ride. If interested, please contact Sally.

Mon 5 Sep  Leigh to Benfleet Walk  Meet at Osborne’s, 10:30am.  Leader: Jackie

Sun 11 Sep  Seven Woods Walk  A stroll through the woods surrounding Hadleigh and Leigh-on-Sea. Coffee and toilet stop, halfway. Meet at John Burrows car park in Hadleigh at 10:30am.  Leader: Gabrielle Budds

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 21 September, 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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