Group od ladies walking in a suburban area

This circular route is perfect for beginners, usually taking just 30 minutes. It offers good views of Central Park, one of the oldest public parks in Chelmsford, as well as Marconi Ponds.  

It runs on paved paths through the park and is suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Please note that, for each walk, a specific route has been agreed and risk assessed to provide the safest walking environment possible. This cannot be changed.

Support 4 Sight are a registered charity who support visually impaired people on Heart and Sole walks. Please get in touch with Support 4 Sight if they can help anyone you know with impaired vision, by contacting them on 01799 523700 or email

Walk day and time

  • This walk runs every Wednesday at 10.30am.


  • Free

How to register

If you have already registered or signed up for our walks, please just arrive in time for the start.

Otherwise, you can sign up and register for our Wellbeing Walks online now.

Essential information

  • Make sure you wear comfortable, sensible shoes and clothes appropriate for the weather. Please make sure you bring sun lotion and water in the summer. 
  • Unfortunately, we cannot allow any dogs other than assistance animals. 

Walk address and meeting point

This walk meets at the entrance to Bell Meadow Park, opposite The Ivory Peg Weatherspoons pub, and the back entrance to Marks and Spencers (CM2 0PA).

How to get there

By bus

Get off at the Tindall Street bus stops at the back of the shops, or the New London road stop Dd by the Job Centre. 


Well-marked cycle routes go to this route from across the city.

By car

Parking is available at the market multi-storey, Meadows car park, Coval Lane, Meteor Way and Fairfield Road car parks. Accessible parking is available in Bell Meadow.

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