|Slow Way||Route||To do|
Bishop's Stortford—Great Dunmow
||Pioneer me||Distance 15km/9mi||Ascent 115m||Descent 131m|
Bishop's Stortford—Stansted Mountfitchet
||Double check||Distance 6km/4mi||Ascent 56m||Descent 64m|
||Review me||Distance 13km/8mi||Ascent 145m||Descent 158m|
||Survey me||Distance 8km/5mi||Ascent 15m||Descent 26m|
||Review me||Distance 21km/13mi||Ascent 213m||Descent 187m|
Bishop's Stortford’s Slow Ways starting point
Lat / Lon
51.86675° / 0.16472°
Easting / Northing
549,141E / 220,900N
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However gates etc would be limiting for some and wet periods could result in flooding especially along the Ash Valley section....
As to be expected with country tracks weather can make some parts more challenging....
To be honest if one must walk to Stansted from the station I would take the main road and once beyond the A120 roundabout towards Stansted take extra care as oncoming traffic, particularly lorries and large vans, drive close to the pavement due the road width....
An easy to follow, calm path that runs alongside the river Stort for the whole route. For the most part it's a calm and serene walk, however some sections are less so (to be expected given it's a stone's throw from Stansted Airport!). The path can be narrow and uneven, and most definitely muddy after heavy rain....
At the Bishop's Stortford end there are major building works and the section of footpath is diverted through the railway carpark. Cost of train is £3.80 (off peak adult) [June 2021], trains about every 30 minutes....
Depending on day and time the final road crossing can be hazardous but can be avoided by turning right and taking the controlled crossing....
Slow Ways added Bisgre one, a new walk from Bishop's Stortford to Great DunmowWalk this route
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