ChelmsfordWitham

Chewit one
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By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

21km/13mi

Ascent

140m

Descent

144m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Chelmsford and Witham.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Chelmsford and Witham.

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This route has been reviewed by 3 people.

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Not verified

Route status - Live

Reviews - 3

Average rating -

Is this route good enough? -  Yes (2) No (1)

Problems reported -  Access (1)

Downloads - 14

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Chelmsford
Grid Ref TL7048607053
Lat / Lon 51.73626° / 0.46764°
Easting / Northing 570,486E / 207,053N
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Witham
Grid Ref TL8204215228
Lat / Lon 51.80606° / 0.63909°
Easting / Northing 582,042E / 215,228N
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Chewit One's land is

Arable 53.5%
Pasture 4.2%
Urban 42.3%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

reviews


Matthew John Tebbit

08 Jul 2024 Summer

The route progressively worsened as it went on. About halfway (between paper mill lock and Hatfield Peverell) the paths narrowed to a foot wide at some bits, going between fields also became overgrown. Around the Wickham bishops area the path worsened, stretches were very overgrown with nettles and Brambles and finally approaching witham the path completely disappeared as the farmer hadn't maintained it. Using GPS I followed the route through the field but eventually ran into a wall of Brambles and had to backtrack and find an alternative route.


Michael

15 Jan 2023 Winter

A good route, walkable and enjoyable throughout.


Clare

03 Jan 2022 Winter

A pleasant route - mostly easy to follow. The bit through the housing estate in Witham is a bit tricky but fine if you just remember to head south. Muddy and wet underfoot near the canal as you would expect at this time of year.


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