Wild things to do in Chelmsford
Chelmsford: fresh water paddles, wild swims and water hole plunges
A wooded glade beside the footpath, where the River Wid widens.
Arrive at either Hyland Park adjoining or park in St Mary’s Church (51.718847, 0.45097589) and walk to the river.
A crossroads pool where the rivers Can and Wid join.
Park in Writtle and walk (or cycle) north east of the town on Lawford Lane (51.730683, 0.43236136) bridleway.
A reedy section of the Chelmer to bathe in the shadow of Danbury Mount.
Park at Boreham about St Andrew’s Church (51.757488, 0.54307222) for a riverside walk and dip.