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Great Dunmow

Essex


Slow Ways linking Great Dunmow and Bishop's Stortford, Braintree, Chelmsford, Great Notley, Leaden Roding, Sawbridgeworth, Stansted Mountfitchet, Thaxted

England / Essex / Great Dunmow

Great Dunmow’s eight Slow Ways are 41% checked

Drawn: 8/8
reviewed: 6/8
verified: 0/8
and surveyed: 0/8

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Many Slow Ways have several route options. Some will be better than others, or good for different reasons.

Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Great Dunmow from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Bishop's Stortford—Great Dunmow
Bisgre one Review me Distance 15km/9mi Ascent 115m Descent 131m
Great Dunmow—Braintree
Grebra one Review me Distance 17km/10mi Ascent 114m Descent 138m
Great Dunmow—Chelmsford
Greche one Pioneer me Distance 25km/16mi Ascent 142m Descent 186m
Great Dunmow—Great Notley
Gregre one

Double check Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 91m Descent 99m
Great Dunmow—Great Notley
Gregre two Review me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent - Descent -
Leaden Roding—Great Dunmow
Leagre one Review me Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 86m Descent 86m
Sawbridgeworth—Great Dunmow
Sawgre one Pioneer me Distance 21km/13mi Ascent 152m Descent 126m
Stansted Mountfitchet—Great Dunmow
Stagre one

Double check Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 113m Descent 107m
Stansted Mountfitchet—Great Dunmow
Stagre two Pioneer me Distance 18km/11mi Ascent 174m Descent 170m
Thaxted—Great Dunmow
Thagre one Verify me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 83m Descent 93m

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Collective progress

45% of Great Dunmow’s eight route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

10/10

drawn

7/10

reviewed

1/10

surveyed

0/10

verified

3 people have contributed to Great Dunmow’s Slow Ways

3 people have pledged to walk and review a route

1 people have surveyed a route in Great Dunmow

101km out of 165km have been walked and reviewed

127km of reviews have been shared in Great Dunmow

Latest Updates

This is a great walking route, using the Essex Way and Flitch Way. This version takes a safer and more pleasant route into Great Notley, avoiding busy country lanes and rat runs. It's also a very nice bike ride, with the whole of the Flitch Way designated as Bridle way and Cycle Network....

David

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Great Dunmow—Great Notley

David added Gregre two, a new walk from Great Dunmow to Great Notley

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It is a 60mph link between villages and the airport, in places it narrows down dangerously. The edges and verge are rutted and fragmented but the enormous trucks that race along here....

David

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I'll post up a nicer alternative that uses Great Notley Country Park....

David

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Between Great Canfield and Bacon End the footpath marked on the map would take you through the crop but parallel to this is a field track marking the boundary between two crops which is much easier to walk on and takes you to the same end point. If walking from Dunmow to Leaden Roding you would need to go left from where the footpath crosses the road, follow the edge of the field until you meet the track....

Helen Glashier

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I enjoyed walking this route apart from the section around Molehill Green which involved walking on a busy road with no pavement and limited verges. For this reason I would not recommend it goes on the network and have suggested an alternative route....

Helen Glashier

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Stansted Mountfitchet—Great Dunmow

Helen Glashier added Stagre two, a new walk from Stansted Mountfitchet to Great Dunmow

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This is a good route between Dunmow (good bus service) and Braintree (train and bus services)....

Helen Glashier

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This is a cul de sac where it can be difficult to see the footpath which leads onto the golf course as it ends in a parking bay (see photo). There is a short section on the road with no footpath as you approach the start of the Flitch Way (see photo)....

Helen Glashier

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If you are going from Dunmow to Thaxted direction I have included a photo of where the footpath meets the road near Little Easton opposite Elmbridge Farm as it looks as if you are entering private property but there is a footpath signpost on the opposite side of the road and a faded yellow arrow on the gate post. If you are going in the Thaxted Dunmow direction the footpath goes between two houses at Great Easton which is easily missed (follow the dog's gaze) if you aren't looking out for it....

Helen Glashier

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Helen Glashier took this photo on Thagre one

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Redchicken surveyed Thagre one

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Pub stops in Great Dunmow, Little Easton, Great Easton, Duton Hill and Thaxted - stopping at Duton Hill breaks the journey nicely. Good walk, saw buzzard and kestrel too, keep an eye out for the red kites!...

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Great Dunmow

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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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Great Dunmow—Braintree

Slow Ways added Grebra one, a new walk from Great Dunmow to Braintree

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Great Dunmow—Chelmsford

Slow Ways added Greche one, a new walk from Great Dunmow to Chelmsford

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Great Dunmow—Great Notley

Slow Ways added Gregre one, a new walk from Great Dunmow to Great Notley

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Leaden Roding—Great Dunmow

Slow Ways added Leagre one, a new walk from Leaden Roding to Great Dunmow

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Sawbridgeworth—Great Dunmow

Slow Ways added Sawgre one, a new walk from Sawbridgeworth to Great Dunmow

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Stansted Mountfitchet—Great Dunmow

Slow Ways added Stagre one, a new walk from Stansted Mountfitchet to Great Dunmow

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Thaxted—Great Dunmow

Slow Ways added Thagre one, a new walk from Thaxted to Great Dunmow

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Great Dunmow, Wed 21 February

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Great Dunmow’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

TL6282921789

Lat / Lon

51.87092° / 0.36377°

Easting / Northing

562,829E / 221,789N

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Facilities

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

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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