A Circular Orsett Walk

Community: NHS and Care Workers

21st June 2022, 5.00pm – 7.30pm


Starts/Ends: Orsett C of E Primary School, School Lane


A day of history, walking and cake! Join us on this historical walking tour exploring places of interest in this beautiful town including the village lock-up and Orsett Hospital.

We will make links to key workers in the village and the NHS as we give thanks to the community of Thurrock.

In partnership with Orsett Store, meet Orsett’s key workers over tea and cake.



  • Meeting Point / Time: 4.45pm, outside Orsett C of E Primary School, School Lane, RM16 JR 
  • Walk Begins – 5.00pm
  • Refreshments – 7.00pm
  • Event Ends –  7.30pm 


  • Duration: 2 hours (inc. stops) 
  • Distance: 1 mile 
  • Grading:  Easy 
  • Terrain: Flat – mixture of paved and unpaved paths 
  • Walk Leaders: Yolande Simmons 
  • Access: This walk is suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs 


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The nearest train station at the start/end: Grays.

You can get a bus from Grays to Orsett. 


Start / End: 265 


Start/ End: Free on street parking on School Lane 


This walk is accessible for wheelchairs or large pushchairs.

T100 walks are of different lengths and on different terrain. Some are mainly on footpaths, and others mainly on footpaths where ground may be uneven. If this walk doesn’t suit you, there is probably another one that will.

Please note: You need to choose walks within your capabilities; the walk leaders are experienced but must take your word that you are sufficiently fit for the grade of walk you have chosen. Due care has been exercised in organising the walks, however, Kinetika, the funders and associated partners of the project cannot accept liability for loss, accident or injury caused to any person following the routes, especially unsupervised. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


Please ensure that you are properly equipped for all walks. The weather can be unpredictable so bring waterproof clothing and/or sun hats and sun cream – it’s best to be prepared for everything!

Walking boots/shoes are recommended, but otherwise please wear suitable and comfortable footwear- best to leave open-toe sandals or high heels at home.

Make sure you bring a packed lunch with you if necessary, and plenty to drink.

Toilet facilities can be accessed at our refreshment stop.

We encourage you to bring face coverings with you. You will not have to wear face coverings for the duration of the walk but you may wish to wear them when we enter indoor spaces on the route, although this is optional.


We will be taking photographs and video of this event to promote and celebrate the project in print and online. If you do not give consent to be photographed or filmed, that’s absolutely fine, please let a member of the Kinetika team know on the day.

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