Great Dunmow


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

Progress towards triple-checked route options for Great Dunmow’s eight Slow Ways: 34%

Drawn: 8/8
reviewed: 3/8
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.

Give a hike and help get a for every one of Great Dunmow’s Slow Ways.

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 Pioneer me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 91m Descent 99m
Leaden Roding—Great Dunmow
Leagre one Pioneer 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 Pioneer me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 113m Descent 107m
Thaxted—Great Dunmow
Thagre one Verify me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 83m Descent 93m

Collective progress

38% of Great Dunmow’s routes are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified









2 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

43km out of 131km have been walked and reviewed

53km of reviews have been shared in Great Dunmow

Latest Updates

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....

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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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Redchicken surveyed 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, Fri 3 February



Great Dunmow’s Slow Ways starting point

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Lat / Lon

51.87092° / 0.36377°

Easting / Northing

562,829E / 221,789N


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

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet




Accommodation < £50



Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop


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