Bishop's Stortford

Hertfordshire


Slow Ways linking Bishop's Stortford and Great Dunmow, Puckeridge, Sawbridgeworth, Stansted Mountfitchet, Ware

Slow Way Route To do
Bishop's Stortford—Great Dunmow
Bisgre one Pioneer me Distance 15km/9mi Ascent 115m Descent 131m
Bishop's Stortford—Stansted Mountfitchet
Bissta one Double check Distance 6km/4mi Ascent 56m Descent 64m
Puckeridge—Bishop's Stortford
Pucbis one Review me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 145m Descent 158m
Sawbridgeworth—Bishop's Stortford
Sawbis one Survey me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 15m Descent 26m
Ware—Bishop's Stortford
Warbis one Review me Distance 21km/13mi Ascent 213m Descent 187m
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Bishop's Stortford, Sun 27 November

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Bishop's Stortford’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

TL4914120900

Lat / Lon

51.86675° / 0.16472°

Easting / Northing

549,141E / 220,900N

Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Bishop's Stortford's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket

Restaurant

Accommodation

Accommodation < £50

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

"Walkers are Welcome" town

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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....

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As to be expected with country tracks weather can make some parts more challenging....

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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....

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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....

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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....

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Depending on day and time the final road crossing can be hazardous but can be avoided by turning right and taking the controlled crossing....

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Bishop's Stortford

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Bishop's Stortford—Great Dunmow

Slow Ways added Bisgre one, a new walk from Bishop's Stortford to Great Dunmow

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Bishop's Stortford—Stansted Mountfitchet

Slow Ways added Bissta one, a new walk from Bishop's Stortford to Stansted Mountfitchet

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Puckeridge—Bishop's Stortford

Slow Ways added Pucbis one, a new walk from Puckeridge to Bishop's Stortford

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Sawbridgeworth—Bishop's Stortford

Slow Ways added Sawbis one, a new walk from Sawbridgeworth to Bishop's Stortford

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Ware—Bishop's Stortford

Slow Ways added Warbis one, a new walk from Ware to Bishop's Stortford

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