Wood GreenWalthamstow

Woodwal one
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Distance

8km/5mi

Ascent

44m

Descent

43m

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Description

This is a Slow Ways route connecting Wood Green and Walthamstow.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Wood Green and Walthamstow.

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Route status - Live

Reviews - 2

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (2)

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Downloads - 4

Surveys

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DescriptionNote
Grade 1: Entirely smooth and compacted surfaces.
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)
Maybe present Vegan restaurant (1)
Maybe present Accommodation (1)
Maybe present Accommodation < £50 (1)
Not present at time of survey Campsite (1)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (1)
Not present at time of survey Free wifi (1)
Present at time of survey Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Present at time of survey Train station (1)
Present at time of survey Bench (1)
Present at time of survey 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)
Not present at time of survey Very muddy (1)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (1)
Not present at time of survey Likely to flood (1)
Not present at time of survey Long grass sections (1)
Not present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Not present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Not 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)
Not 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 (1)
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 (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Not 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)
Not present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Not 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)
Not 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)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

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)
Present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

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

The narrowest part of the path is 120.0cm (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking East 9.0% (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking West 7.0% (1)

The steepest camber gradient across the path 1.0% (1)

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Unsigned (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.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

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.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Terrain

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

100.0% of the route is on roads (1)

100.0% of the route is lit at night (1)

100.0% of the route is paved (1)

There is no data on muddiness

There is no data on rough ground

There is no data on long grass

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1 surveys

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1X May 2022 by Strider
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Geography information system (GIS) Data

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Maximum elevation

Minimum elevation

Start and end points

Wood Green
Grid RefTQ3101190407
Lat / Lon 51.59728° / -0.10990°
Easting / Northing531,011E / 190,407N
What3Wordssocket.pines.shovels
Walthamstow
Grid RefTQ3715389022
Lat / Lon 51.58338° / -0.02182°
Easting / Northing537,153E / 189,022N
What3Wordsflats.vast.porch

Woodwal One's land is

Green urban 4.7%
Urban 89.0%
Water 6.2%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Reviews


Strider

22 May 2022

I walked from Walthamstow to Wood Green.
A wonderful start dawdling through the Saturday market along the pedestrianised high street, full of interest. A bit downhill after this, fairly monotonous pavements and concrete after this. Shops and train stations. Tottenham Well was interesting, built when Tottenham's population was 3000. Green spaces seemed tauntingly in sight to the left and right, reservoirs, nature parks, bowling greens, and recreation grounds. Like the previous reviewer I went through Downhills Park parallel to the route and was rewarded with a café, benches and trees. Then back to the pavement all the way to Wood Green.
This is not a bad walk, direct and functional. It is hard to see how the green spaces could be incorporated without doubling the length of the route. Good for wheels.


Mtormey

18 Jan 2022

I walked this route from Wood Green to Walthamstow. It's entirely on smooth pavements and almost entirely along roads but the scenery is quite varied and diverse and I really enjoyed the route overall!

Instead of sticking to the road along the Downshills Park, I walked along the road but inside the park, which I found really pleasant and lovely.

Even when the route passed along bigger roads, I found they were more lively with shops and people and not just car-heavy, which made them more enjoyable.

The stretch between the reservoirs wasn't as scenic as I expected, as you can't quite see much water over the various embankments that have been constructed.

The pedestriansed High Street was very lively and there were lots of shops to grab a bite to eat at the end of the walk!.


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