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Beating the Bounds (Essex)

32 km / 20 miles

A walk around the parish boundary of Great Waltham, visiting several locations of historical note including the Causeway and the Black Chapel. There is a link with the Essex Way near to Great Waltham.


Path Type
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Easy; Heritage
Start and Finish
TL695134 - South Street Car Park, Great Waltham, Essex
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Beating the Bounds (Great Waltham Parish Council)
Leaflet - PDF


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Puttocks Farm B & B  (bookable online)
4 Km
20 Km
The Lodge  (bookable online)
3 Km
22 Km

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Route Profile:

32.3 Km (20.1 miles)
224 m (735 ft) ascent
83 m (272 ft)  maximum height