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Discs with H2S in black circleHadleigh to Stratford Legacy Walk

Essex, Gtr London

116 km / 72 miles
Ramblers Essex Area created this walk to celebrate the London Olympic Games in 2012 and it was launched with an inaugural baton walk over 7 days from Hadleigh on 20 May 2012.

The route starts near the Hadleigh Mountain Biking Centre and makes a meandering route across some of the most beautiful parts of Essex to the White Water Centre near Waltham Abbey and ends at the main Olympic Stadium.

The original guidebook is no longer available but the route is still waymarked.


Waymark: Discs with H2S in black circle
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Discs with H2S in black circle
Attributes: Easy
Start: TQ831857 - Hadleigh, Essex View on StreetMap
Finish: TQ378836 - Olympic Stadium, Newham, Gtr London View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2012


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 166, 167, 168, 176, 177, 178
OS Landranger Active 166, 167, 168, 176, 177, 178
OS Explorer 162, 173, 174, 175, 176, 183
OS Explorer Active 162, 173, 174, 175, 176, 183

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Route Profile:

116.2 km (72.2 miles)
1,131 m (3,711 ft) ascent
117 m (384 ft)  maximum height

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