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Slow Ways linking Thamesmead and Abbey Wood, Erith, Woolwich

Progress towards triple-checked route options for Thamesmead’s three Slow Ways: 42%

Drawn: 3/3
reviewed: 2/3
verified: 0/3
and surveyed: 0/3

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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 Thamesmead from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Thamesmead—Abbey Wood
Thaabb one Pioneer me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 18m Descent 15m
Thamesmead—Abbey Wood
Thaabb two Review me Distance 4km/2mi Ascent 26m Descent 26m
Thaeri one Review me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 30m Descent 33m
Wootha one Pioneer me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 17m Descent 27m

Collective progress

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









2 people have contributed to Thamesmead’s Slow Ways

2 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Thamesmead

11km out of 21km have been walked and reviewed

11km of reviews have been shared in Thamesmead

Latest Updates

Follows small canals, small parks and round Southmere lake, which was beautiful at sunset. The area is designed with pedestrians in mind and I barely saw a road until a few hundred metres before Abbey Wood station....

Daisy C

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Thamesmead—Abbey Wood

Daisy C added Thaabb two, a new walk from Thamesmead to Abbey Wood

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It’s also interesting to note that much of this stretch is part of the England Coast Path....

John Pestle

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Thamesmead—Abbey Wood

Slow Ways added Thaabb one, a new walk from Thamesmead to Abbey Wood

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Slow Ways added Thaeri one, a new walk from Thamesmead to Erith

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Slow Ways added Wootha one, a new walk from Woolwich to Thamesmead

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Thamesmead, Tue 31 January



Thamesmead’s Slow Ways starting point

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Lat / Lon

51.50701° / 0.10780°

Easting / Northing

546,377E / 180,781N


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