Connect Wollaston with Slow Ways

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Wollaston

Northamptonshire


Slow Ways linking Wollaston and Northampton, Olney, Rushden, Sharnbrook, Sywell, Wellingborough

England / Northamptonshire / Wollaston

Wollaston’s six Slow Ways are 38% checked

Drawn: 6/6
reviewed: 3/6
verified: 0/6
and surveyed: 0/6

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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 Wollaston from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Northampton—Wollaston
Norwol one

Double check Distance 20km/12mi Ascent 112m Descent 114m
Northampton—Wollaston
Norwol two Pioneer me Distance 19km/12mi Ascent 107m Descent 110m
Olney—Wollaston
Olnwol one Pioneer me Distance 15km/9mi Ascent 142m Descent 117m
Sywell—Wollaston
Sywwol one Pioneer me Distance 12km/7mi Ascent 122m Descent 156m
Wellingborough—Wollaston
Welwol one Pioneer me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 64m Descent 55m
Wollaston—Rushden
Wolrus one

Double check Distance 9km/6mi Ascent 90m Descent 105m
Wollaston—Sharnbrook
Wolsha one

Double check Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 86m Descent 110m
Wollaston—Sharnbrook
Wolsha two Review me Distance 12km/8mi Ascent 69m Descent 93m

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Collective progress

47% of Wollaston’s six route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

8/8

drawn

4/8

reviewed

3/8

surveyed

0/8

verified

5 people have contributed to Wollaston’s Slow Ways

1 people have pledged to walk and review a route

3 people have surveyed a route in Wollaston

52km out of 107km have been walked and reviewed

52km of reviews have been shared in Wollaston

Latest Updates

It is nice and clear until you reach the forest near wymington which is overgrown and blocked by a fallen down tree. After this you follow a few more fields then the roads to hall park and into rushden (I cant upload pictures right now due to a bug/glitch and will fix this asap)...

Jacob

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This did not detract from the walk, but if you are wanting a quiet walk I suggest you do not do this at the weekends when Santa Pod is on....

Helen

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Northampton—Wollaston

Penny Short added Norwol two, a new walk from Northampton to Wollaston

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I think there is a problem with this route around OS Grid Ref SP 85972 81826 where the route leaves Station Road and heads through the quarry (Hanson Aggregates). The quarry appears to be private and gated and unsafe to attempt to pass through. I have attached a screenshot centred on the Slow Way, a screenshot of the associated OS Map and a photo of the access road....

Penny Short

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David Shakespeare surveyed Olnwol one

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Wollaston

David Shakespeare surveyed Wollaston

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Graham Cox surveyed Wolsha one

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The final mile into Wollaston is not so good and i would advise on a different route if possible - the road has no footpath and sharp bends and is also the main road into Santa Pod...

Graham Cox

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Sywell—Wollaston

Ken added Sywwol one, a new walk from Sywell to Wollaston

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Northampton—Wollaston

Slow Ways added Norwol one, a new walk from Northampton to Wollaston

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Olney—Wollaston

Slow Ways added Olnwol one, a new walk from Olney to Wollaston

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Wellingborough—Wollaston

Slow Ways added Welwol one, a new walk from Wellingborough to Wollaston

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Wollaston—Rushden

Slow Ways added Wolrus one, a new walk from Wollaston to Rushden

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Wollaston—Sharnbrook

Slow Ways added Wolsha one, a new walk from Wollaston to Sharnbrook

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Wollaston—Sharnbrook

Slow Ways added Wolsha two, a new walk from Wollaston to Sharnbrook

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Wollaston, Thu 25 July

22°

Cloudy

Wollaston’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SP9069062580

Lat / Lon

52.25394° / -0.67284°

Easting / Northing

490,690E / 262,580N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Wollaston'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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