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Dragonfly on green and yellow named discsStort Valley Way

45 km / 28 miles

Essex, Hertfordshire
A circuit around Harlow, the River Stort Navigation is followed to Sawbridgeworth from where the villages of Sheering, Matching, Magdalen Laver and Epping Green are visited. A relatively low level walk, never more than 400ft above sea level, and only 1200ft of ascent.


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Waymark: Dragonfly on green and yellow named discs
Dragonfly on green and yellow named discs
Easy; River
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TL406105 - Roydon, Essex
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Stort Valley Way (Epping Forest Countrycare - 1996)


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47.2 Km (29.3 miles)
415 m (1,362 ft) ascent
115 m (377 ft)  maximum height