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Dragonfly on green and yellow named discsStort Valley Way

Essex, Hertfordshire

48 km / 30 miles
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.


Strider News - April 2021 (Publication Update)

The 30-mile Stort Valley Way explores the quiet paths, ancient tracks and peaceful villages that surround the town of Harlow in west Essex. And there's a seven-mile stretch by the River Stort itself, with water meadows, a nature reserve and a sculpture trail to explore. With good public transport and easy parking, it's simple to walk the Stort Valley Way either in a single visit or in shorter day stages. It includes:
The first dedicated guidebook to the Way
Detailed route guidance
Specially-drawn maps
Colour photographs
Historical titbits
Hints and tips for transport, accommodation, food and drink


Details:

Waymark: Dragonfly on green and yellow named discs
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Dragonfly on green and yellow named discs
Attributes: Easy
River
Start and Finish: TL406105 - Roydon, Essex View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Stort Valley Way [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook The Stort Valley Way - Exploring Harlow's countryside  (Trailman  - 2021 )

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.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 166, 167
OS Landranger Active 166, 167
OS Explorer 174, 183, 194
OS Explorer Active 174, 183, 194

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
43 km

Connected Paths:


Downloads:

GPX Route File
Stort Valley Way GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 19/01/2021 19:03:59 - Corrections to route
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MemoryMap Route File
Stort Valley Way Memory Map Route File
Last Updated 19/01/2021 19:03:59 - Corrections to route
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Tracklogs Route File
Stort Valley Way Tracklogs Route file
Last Updated 19/01/2021 19:04:00 - Corrections to route
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Route Profile:

47.9 km (29.8 miles)
408 m (1,339 ft) ascent
115 m (377 ft)  maximum height

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