GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Forest Way -Essex

25 miles (40 km)

The Forest Way in Essex runs from Loughton station to Hatfield Forest.
The walk starts at the town of Loughton, taking you through Epping Forest and Epping Green towards Harlow where you pass through Harlow Common. The route continues north passing Hatfield Heath and Woodside Green before finishing at the lovely Hatfield Forest Park with its resident deer. Around Hatfield Forest you can link up with the Flitch Way which runs towards nearby Great Dunmow.

Forest Way -Essex OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Forest Way -Essex Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

In Harlow you could pick up the Harlow Walk which starts from the Harlow Town train station. It uses part of the Stort Valley Way to explore the river and the pretty Pishiobury Park in Sawbridgeworth. There's also a nice riverside pub at the end of the walk to visit.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Essex Walks page.


Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

Essex Forest Way.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Essex Forest Way.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)