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Epping to Chipping Ongar
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County/Area - Essex

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 450 feet / 136 metres

Time - 2 hours 60 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Essex walk follows the Essex Way from Epping east to the village of Chipping Ongar. The route crosses pleasant countryside and provides the opportunity to visit the oldest wooden church in the world. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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