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 27 Nov  Belfairs Woods to Rochford (postponed from last Sunday) – part of the Millennium Way. Approximately 7-8 miles. Meet at the car park in Belfairs Woods at 10am. There will be a coffee stop after 1 hour and the walk will finish near Rochford Station, where a car will take drivers back to the start.  Leader: Sally 01702462225

Mon 28 Nov  Leigh to Benfleet Walk  Meet at Osborne’s, 10:30am.  Leader: Jackie

Sat 3 Dec  Mince Pie and Mulled Wine Walk  Meet at Pauline’s house at 12 o’clock. The walk will be alongside Prittlewell Brook and will take approximately an hour and a half. Back at Pauline’s, there will be mince pies and mulled wine (and sausage rolls, tea and coffee). There is no charge for the goodies, but there will be a charity box, should you wish to make a donation (this could be an alternative to writing out scores of Christmas cards). If you want to bring any nibbles or own drinks, then please feel free to do so. Pauline will give her address when people phone.

Sun 4 Dec  Norman’s Wine Walk  Meet at The Elms at 9:30am for car share.  We will be walking in the Purleigh area (wine country) and finish with a meal in the Bell.  Leader: Norman

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

Wed 7 Dec  Cycle Ride  Meet 10am at the Arches. ELECTRIC BIKES WELCOME! Please don’t just turn up, phone first.  Contact Dave Allan or Norman

Sun 11 Dec  Jingle Bell Cycle Ride  Meet at Jericho Cottage, 10am, dressed in Christmas attire.  Contact Martin or Sally

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 Sally:

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

Meet at 7:30 for Christmas nibbles beforehand.








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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