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Tree and name on bright green disc/plaquesForest Way (Essex)


40 km / 25 miles
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.


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

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Forest Way  (Essex County Council  - 1996 ) Download


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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.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 167, 177
OS Landranger Active 167, 177
OS Explorer 174, 183, 194, 195
OS Explorer Active 174, 183, 194, 195

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

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