Churches/chapels that have let us know they are open for Ride & Stride

Village/TownPost codeName of churchOpening hoursRefreshmentsToiletsOther activities
BockingCM7 5JYSt Mary's0900-1700YesYesHeritage Talks and Trips up the Tower available
ArdleighCO7 7LDSt Mary the Virgin1000-1600YesYesGroups wishing to book sausage roll, cake and drink for 5 pounds pp send lead name and numbers to
BarkingIG11 8ASSt Margaret's1100-1400YesYesHistorical tour of church, bell ringing
BerdenCM23 1AUSt Nicholas0800-1800YesYesPop up Cafe will be open in the church 11:00 - 13:00 for tea, cake and light refreshments
Clacton On SeaCO15 1NJPier Avenue Baptist Church0930-1200YesYesCoffee Morning
ColchesterCO1 1DZSt Peter's Church1000-1600NoYesHeritage Open Days
Earls ColneCO6 2RGSt Andrews0900-1700NoYesThere may be refreshments but not organised yet
Great BardfieldCM7 4RNSt. Mary's0900-1600YesNoN/A
Great BentleyCO7 8QGSt Mary the Virgin0900-1700YesYesArt and Flower festival will be running both days 10-4.30 Saturday and 11-4.30 Sunday. Light lunches available. Full disabled facilities. Raffle, Tombola, Cake & produce stall
Great ChishillSG8 8SBGreat Chishill United Reformed Church0900-1600YesYesN/A
HaverhillCB9 0JBRiver of Life0900-1600YesYesN/A
High EasterCM1 4QWSt Mary the Virgin0900-1800YesNoto follow
HornchurchRM11 1PXHoly Cross1000-1600YesYesN/A
IlfordIG1 1TXSt Mary The Virgin, Great Ilford1000-1200NoYesThe church is usually open on Sat mornings for cleaning, tidying, flowers etc, when the churchwarden gets there. It will be open 10-12 at least on 14/9.
IngatestoneCM4 9AASt John and St Erconwald1000-1600YesYesN/A
KelvedonCO5 9AHSt Mary Immaculate & the Holy Archangels0730-1900NoYesNone
Kirby le SokenCO13 0EFSt Michael's0900-1600YesYesBook stall and cards
Little LeighsCM3 1PQSt John the Evangelist0900-1730YesYesN/A
Marks TeyCO6 1LWSt. Andrews0900-1700YesYesN/A
MiddletonCO10 7LWAll Saints0900-1700YesNoN/A
Moulsham, ChelmsfordCM2 0JDSt John the Evangelist1000-1600YesYesHeritage Open Day
Newport, EssexCb11 4qlSt Mary the Virgin0930-1600YesYesN/A
North StiffordRM16 5UESt Mary1000-1600YesYesCream teas 1400-1600
PentlowCO10 7SPSt Gregory and St George0900-1700YesNoN/A
RayleighSS6 8BBHoly Trinity1000-1600YesYesRefreshments
Saffron WaldenCB10 1AGAbbey Lane United Reformed Church1000-1200YesYesCoffee Morning 10am-12pm
South OckendonRM156SDSt Nicholas1000-1600YesYesN/A
SouthminsterCM0 7RJSt Lawrence & All Saints0900-1700YesYesN/A
StockCM4 9BUAll Saints' Church1200-1700YesYesStock Flower Festival - the church will be bursting with creative flower arrangements, and there will be numerous stalls and events happening on the Glebe right next to the church.
TakeleyCM22 6QHTakeley Chapel1100-1400YesYesN/A
UpminsterRM14 2BESt Laurence0900-1700YesYesHeritage Open Day - including children's trail and items to look at. Church also involved in 'Open House'
Wendens AmboCB11 4JXSt Mary the Virgin0900-1600YesYesChurches and Chapels on the Air (amateur radio station operating from the church porch)
Westcliff-on-SeaSS0 8LHKings Road URC0930-1630YesYesCoffee Morning with Bring and Buy
White RodingCM61RJSt Martins1000-1600YesYesTry Bell Ringing on our mobile gantry, History Information, ChurchTower tours, Childrens activities, beer tent, tea, coffee, cakes.
WillingaleCM5 0SJSt Christopher's1000-1600YesYesHarvest festival weekend floral displays
Woodham FerrersCM3 8RFSt Mary's0900-1630YesYesDoom painting exhibition, WW1 and WW2 memorial exhibition