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




Sun 20 May  Join Lilian and Diane for an exceptionally energising, exciting, exhilarating and epic 30 mile cycling expedition, around Epping  Meet 9:30am at Bakers Lane car park, CM16 5EG (just off the High Street).  Contact Lilian.

Mon 21 May  Jackie’s Walk to Benfleet  Five miles each way with optional stop for lunch in the Half Crown pub and easy lift back on public transport, if desired. No need to book, just turn up. 10:30am from outside Osborne’s Cockle Stall in Old Leigh.  Contact Jackie. 

Sun 27 May  Anna’s Walk in Victoria Park  Meet 9am (PLEASE BE PROMPT) at Leigh Station for the train to Limehouse. We will start by having a cup of coffee at Robert’s Place, and this will be followed by a walk along the canal bank to Victoria Park, where there are cafés and also, a pub and a bagel bar.  We will then walk back along the canal bank to Limehouse.  It will be interesting to notice how much the canal bank may have changed since our last visit. Then, back home. The total distance will not be more than 6 miles. Contact Anna.

Mon 28 May  Jackie’s Walk to Benfleet  Please see Mon 21 May, for further details.

Mon 4 June  Jackie’s Walk to Benfleet  Please see Mon 21 May, for further details.

Sun 10 June  Martin’s Cycle  Hatfield Broad Oak  Meet 9:45 at Jericho Cottage, Blackmore, CM4 0RR. 28 miles.  Contact Martin.

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

Additional to our gallery, photos of past trips, social events, etc may be found on our page in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TraditionalTouringClub

For further forthcoming events, please see the full schedule, which includes leader contact details. This may be obtained by e-mailing Sally: meredith.s@sky.com

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: http://www.ramblers.org.uk/walk-magazine.aspx

We are also affiliated to the Cycle Touring Club of Great Britain (CTC).  Further information may be found by visiting their website: http://www.ctc.org.uk/cyclepedia

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

Please note: our allotment group is always looking for new members (membership of the TTC is required first). If interested, please contact Norman.


    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: www.sja.org.uk/cycling


Wednesday 20 June, 8:30pm at the Constitutional Club,

116 - 118, Elm Road, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1SQ.


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

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