Route type: Canoe/Kayak
Distance: 20.61km, 12.81 miles. Like (3)
Wild Swim - Try downstream from Hoemill Bridge and lock, or walk for a mile upstream on towpath to secluded Rushes Lock (51.75086, 0.59836). You will pass the pretty little church of Ulting on the opposite bank (please do not swim from the churchyard). Wide, deep section rown, but water is some of thused by pleasure crafts and slightly be cleanest of any Essex river. 2m deep.