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The route travels south through Gunpowder Park and Sewardstone Marsh, following Section 18 of the London Loop to Swan and Pike Pool. It continues north through Rammey Marsh to Highbridge Street before turning south back to Gunpowder Park.


Points of Interest: Gunpowder Park Field Station and Swan and Pike Pool. Bee Orchids (best seen late May to mid June) are a short detour from the route.

Terrain: Surfaced pathways including a section of towpath, several bridges one with shallow steps, steep slope from towpath to Highbridge Street plus several walk-around gates.

Toilets: Gunpowder Park Field Station and Waltham Abbey Town - 10 minutes form route.

Refreshments: Riverside Café and Waltham Town - 10 minutes from route.

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  • Length of route (miles) - 5

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Parking available at Gunpowder Park car park

Marshes and Meadows

Type:Walking Route

Lee Valley Regional Park, Gunpowder Park car park, Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3GP
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