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Forest Way (Essex)

40 km / 25 miles

Essex
The Way links two forests and several open spaces in south-west Essex. From the edge of Epping Forest it runs north over farmland, from where there are views over the Lea valley, and crosses Latton and Harlow Commons to Hatfield Heath, Woodside Green and Hatfield Forest. At the end the walk meets with the waymarked Flitch Way (15 miles and on OS mapping) which follows the track of a former railway between Braintree and Bishops Stortford.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark
Tree and name on bright green disc/plaques
Attributes
Forest/Woodland
Start
TQ423956 - Loughton Station, Essex
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Finish
TL534213 - Hatfield Forest Country Park, Takeley Street, Essex
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
Forest Way (Essex County Council - 1996)
Leaflet
Flitch Way (Essex County Council)

Maps:

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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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Downloads:

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Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

39.5 Km (24.5 miles)
371 m (1,217 ft) ascent
116 m (381 ft)  maximum height