WollastonSharnbrook

Wolsha one
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Distance

11km/7mi

Ascent

86m

Descent

110m

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Description

This is a Slow Ways route connecting Wollaston and Sharnbrook.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Wollaston and Sharnbrook.

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Route status - Live

Reviews - 1

Average rating -

Verifications -  Not verified (1)

Problems reported -  No issues flagged

Surveys - 1

Downloads - 2

Surveys

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DescriptionNote
Grade 3: Route includes rough surfaces that may include small boulders, potholes, shallow ruts, loose gravel, short muddy sections.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
Grading is based on average scores by surveyors. This slow way has 1 surveys.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Not present at time of survey Public toilet (1)
Not present at time of survey Wheelchair accessible toilet (1)
Present at time of survey Supermarket (1)
Present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Present at time of survey Vegan restaurant (1)
Present at time of survey Accommodation (1)
Maybe present Accommodation < £50 (1)
Maybe present Campsite (1)
Maybe present Bothy (1)
Maybe present Free wifi (1)
Present at time of survey Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Not present at time of survey Train station (1)
Present at time of survey Bench (1)
Maybe present Picnic table (1)
Present at time of survey Bus stop (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (1)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (1)
Not present at time of survey Wading (1)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (1)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (1)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (1)
Not present at time of survey Very slippery (1)
Maybe present Very muddy (1)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (1)
Not present at time of survey Likely to flood (1)
Maybe present Long grass sections (1)
Present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Not present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Present at time of survey Stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (1)
Not present at time of survey Flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Gates (1)
Present at time of survey Kissing gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Cycle barriers (0)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle grids (1)
Not present at time of survey Fords (1)
Not present at time of survey Narrow bridges (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (1)
Not present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (0)
Maybe present Unacceptable road walking (1)
Maybe present Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Present at time of survey Horses possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (1)
Not present at time of survey Potential falls (1)
Present at time of survey Exposed to elements (1)
Not present at time of survey Remove area (1)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (1)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (1)
Not present at time of survey No visible path (1)
Not present at time of survey Seasonal nesting birds (1)
Maybe present Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Not present at time of survey Free of stiles (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

Narrowest part of path: no data

The steepest uphill gradient East: no data

The steepest uphill gradient West: no data

The steepest camber: no data

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Clear (1)

Successfully completed

We asked route surveyors "Have you successfully completed this route with any of the following? If so, would you recommend it to someone with the same requirements?". Here is how they replied.

Maybe present Small Pug-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Small Labrador-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Large St. Bernard-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Standard pram (1)
Maybe present Off-road rugged pram (1)
Maybe present Standard wheelchair (1)
Maybe present Off-road rugged wheelchair (1)
Maybe present Standard mobility scooter (1)
Maybe present Off-road rugged mobility scooter (1)

Recommended by an expert

We asked route surveyors "Are you a trained access professional, officer or expert? If so, is this route suitable for someone travelling with any of the following?" Here is how they replied.

Maybe present Small Pug-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Small Labrador-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Large St. Bernard-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Standard pram (1)
Maybe present Off-road rugged pram (1)
Maybe present Standard wheelchair (1)
Maybe present Off-road rugged wheelchair (1)
Maybe present Standard mobility scooter (1)
Maybe present Off-road rugged mobility scooter (1)

Terrain

We asked route surveyors to estimate how much of the route goes through different kinds of terrain.

30.0% of the route is on roads (1)

There is no data on how much of this route is lit at night

5.0% of the route is paved (1)

10.0% of the route is muddy (1)

5.0% of the route is over rough ground (1)

5.0% of the route is through long grass (1)

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1 surveys

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3X May 2021 by Graham Cox
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Geography information system (GIS) Data

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Start and end points

Wollaston
Grid RefSP9069062580
Lat / Lon 52.25394° / -0.67284°
Easting / Northing490,690E / 262,580N
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Sharnbrook
Grid RefSP9953159636
Lat / Lon 52.22596° / -0.54424°
Easting / Northing499,531E / 259,636N
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Wolsha One's land is

Arable 56.3%
Pasture 17.1%
Urban 18.0%
Woods 8.7%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Review


Graham Cox

07 May 2021

A good walk between Sharnbrook and Wollaston.
+ Lovely open country side and great views
+ Wildlife
- Over 3 miles is along the side of roads.
The first mile at the Sharnbrook end has a path along the side of it, the next mile is along a fairly quiet country lane, but even this can be avoided by taking a slightly different route at no extra distance.
The final mile into Wollaston is not so good and i would advise on a different route if possible - the road has no footpath and sharp bends and is also the main road into Santa Pod. The road is generally not that busy on weekdays, but on weekends and especial main race days it is best avoided.


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Ascent

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Descent

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