Epping Forest Challenge Walk

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Statistics and Files
Start: Waltham Abbey
Distance: 18 miles (29 km)
Grid Ref: TL382006
Climbing: 346 metres
Walk time: 6-9 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Epping Forest Challenge Walk is the creation of prolific walker John Merrill. The walk provides a series of vantage points over Essex, Hertfordshire and London. The route which has historical associations with with Queen Boadicea and the Iceni is a walk through different landscapes including beech and oak forest, riverside and marshes. The walk starts and finishes at Waltham Abbey and throughout its course visits Harold's Bridge, Cornmill Stream, River Lee Country Park, Warlies Park, Copped Hall, Epping Thicks, Ambresbury Banks Hill Fort, Jack's Hill, Copley Plain, Great Monk Wood, Epping Forest Centre, Long Hills, Bury Wood, Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge, Chingford Plain, The Hawk Wood, Yardley Hill, King George's Reservoir, Enfield Island Village, Enfield Lock, Ramney Marsh and Holdbrook.

Useful Links:
Epping Forest Challenge Walk Book
Long Distance Walkers Association

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