Essex Way

A long distance walk of 81 miles which journeys through some of Essex's finest countryside, from Epping in the west to the port of Harwich on the North Sea coast. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Epping
Distance: 81 miles (130 km)
Grid Ref: TM238326
Climbing: 847 metres
Walk time: 30-40 hours
Days: 5-8

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Essex Way is a waymarked long distance footpath which runs through the heart of the county. It starts in Epping and finishes at the port of Harwich. It leads through ancient woodlands, farmland, river valleys and green lanes and visits a number of historic towns and villages along the way. The Essex Way crosses several other long distance footpaths including St Peter's Way, the Three Forests Way, the Saffron Trail and the Essex Clayway.

Useful Links:
The Essex Way
Long Distance Walkers Association

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