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Cutlers' Way

Cutlers' Way


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Lower Street,
Stansted Mountfitchet,
CM24 8HH


This cycle ride starts from the historic village of Stansted Mountfitchet. From here the route heads east, into an attractive landscape of gently rolling countryside - set on the borders of Essex and Hertfordshire. Explore the quiet narrow lanes leading to pretty hamlets and villages, with thatched and tiled houses set around greens and ponds. Stop off at the town of Thaxted - noted for its 15th C Guildhall. Look out for the ancient art of pargetting (raised decorative plasterwork). Along this route you can travel back in time to a reconstructed motte and bailey castle, discover a medieval timber-framed barn and visit John Webb's 19th C. windmill.

Cycle Route: Stansted Mountfitchet-Burton End-Tye Green-Elsenham-Brick End Broxted-Great Easton-Tilty-Duton Hill-Thaxted-Debden-Widdington-Ugley Green

Access: Day ride - moderate, circular; on roads.

Miles: 29



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Map reference: TL 509249  Lat: 51.90220 Long: 0.19198