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Three Forests Way

96 km / 60 miles

Essex, Hertfordshire
A route devised by the West Essex Group of the RA to commemorate Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee. It links three Essex forests, although only eight miles of the Way are through them. The Way visits Hatfield Forest and via White Roding, the Roding valley and Abridge, the Hainault Forest and via Loughton, Epping Forest. The Stort Valley is followed back to the finish. See also Epping Forest Challenge Walk and London LOOP.

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TL445113 - Harlow, Essex
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94.4 Km (58.7 miles)
939 m (3,081 ft) ascent
116 m (381 ft)  maximum height