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Harcamlow Way

227 km / 141 miles

Cambs, Essex, Herts
A figure-of-eight walk, mainly on tracks and green lanes passing many places of historic interest, crossing low hills, woods and arable land via Standon and Manuden to meet the cross-over point at Newport. It continues through Saffron Walden and over the low Bartlow Hills to Horseheath and the Fleam Dyke, to enter Cambridge, the return route passing through Melbourn and Chrishall to Newport, continuing via Debden, Thaxted, Takeley and Hatfield Forest. The waymarked Five Parishes Millennium Boundary Walk (15 miles) is a circular route using part of the Harcamlow Way at Tilty. The waymarked Wimpole Way (11 miles and on OS mapping) Way goes across farmland and through the villages of Caldecote and Kingston to the eighteenth-century Wimpole Hall and Park and is part of the Harcamlow Way. With the Clopton Way it links the Greensand Ridge Walk with Cambridge.


Details:

Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Heritage
Start and Finish:
TL445113 - Harlow, Essex
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Web Sites: Cambridgeshire CC - Wimpole Way - PDF

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet: Harcamlow Way (Contact Essex - 1980)
Badge: Badge for Harcamlow Way (Ways Through Essex)

Maps:

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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
   
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 153154166167
OS Landranger Active: 153154166167
OS Explorer: 174183194195208209210226
OS Explorer Active: 174183194195208209210226

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

Self-catering: High Trees Farm 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Chimneys 3 Km
Hotels: The Crown House 5 Km
Hotels: Saffron Hotel < 1 Km
Hotels: The Three Hills < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Chequer Cottage < 1 Km
Hotels: Paddocks House 5 Km
Self-catering: ST VIGORS SHORT TERM LET < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Allenbell 3 Km
Hotels: Best Western Cambridge Quy Mill Hotel < 1 Km
Self-catering: Garden Cottage 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Brambles 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Rose Corner 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Leverton House 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Autumn House 1 Km
Hotels: Lovell Lodge 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Cambridge Guesthouse 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Arbury Lodge Guesthouse 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: June's Bed & Breakfast 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Kalimera B & B 1 Km
Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Cambridge 3 Km
Self-catering: St Matthews Gardens < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Fifty One < 1 Km
Self-catering: Your Space Apartments < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Worth House < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Hamilton Lodge < 1 Km
Self-catering: Cambridge Midsummer Appartments < 1 Km
Hotels: Ashley Hotel < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Archway House 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Avalon 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Rosa's Bed and Breakfast 2 Km
Self-catering: Prospero Homes - Warkworth St < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Cambridge YHA, 97 Tenison Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Railway Lodge Guest House 1 Km
Hotels: The Lensfield Hotel < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Vicarage 1 Km
Hotels: The Varsity Hotel & Spa < 1 Km
Hotels: Arundel House < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Tudor Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Garden and Cheshunt Cottages < 1 Km
Hotels: Hotel Felix 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Avondale < 1 Km
Hotels: The Cambridge Belfry 4 Km
Hotels: Coach House Hotel < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The End Cottage < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Greenhill B&B < 1 Km
Self-catering: Brocking Farm Cottages 2 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Harlow International Hostel, Harlow, Essex < 1 Km

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Connected Paths:

E Routes: E-Route 2 UK Section - Harwich to Middleton in Teesdale
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Clopton Way; Fen Rivers Way; Forest Way (Essex); Hertfordshire Way; Icknield Way Path; Stort Valley Way; Three Forests Way; Wimpole Way
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Other Paths: Byrhtnoth's Last Essex Visit; Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Walk; Greenwich Meridian Trail; Mandeville Monk's Way; Saffron Trail; Uttlesford Way; Walsingham Way - London to Walsingham; West Anglian Way
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Anytime Challenges: Hertford Challenge Walk

Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File: Harcamlow Way GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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Route Profile:

218.8 Km (136.0 miles)
1,965 m (6,447 ft) ascent
151 m (495 ft)  maximum height