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West Anglian Way

Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Gtr London

103 km / 64 miles
A linear walking route from Cambridge to Waltham Abbey in Essex. Local RA Groups have devised a route which enables you to walk sections at your leisure, using the Cambridge to Liverpool Street railway line stations. It connects with the stations at Whittlesford, Newport, Bishop's Stortford, Harlow, Broxbourne and Cheshunt. The detailed route description, together with illustrative map is to be used in conjunction with OS Explorer maps as detailed in the publication. The route links with the Fen Rivers Way, which runs between Cambridge and King's Lynn, and to Byrhtnoth's Last Essex Visit.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start: TL461572 - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire View on StreetMap
Finish: TQ364987 - Enfield Station, Gtr London View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2003
Web Sites: Cambridge Ramblers - West Anglian Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Looseleaf West Anglian Way  (Cambridge Group Ramblers )
General Interest Book Cambridge colleges  (History Press  - 1988 )


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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:
OS Landranger 154, 166, 167, 177
OS Landranger Active 154, 166, 167, 177
OS Explorer 173, 174, 194, 195, 209
OS Explorer Active 173, 174, 194, 195, 209

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68 km

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Route Profile:

104.1 km (64.7 miles)
897 m (2,943 ft) ascent
124 m (407 ft)  maximum height

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