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The Category Harlow is a subset of Essex. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Harlow which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.



'Harlow and the surrounding area is a great place to live with lots of activities available, beautiful walks by the river or through wooded areas, good access to London and all it has to offer as well as the adjoining counties.'


Size (acreage)50

'Officially one of the finest parks in the country, after receiving a sought after Green Flag award ... Green Flag Awards recognise and reward the best parks in the country. The Reserve is the first open space in Harlow to be put forward and accepted for this status.'

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See also

Parndon Wood Nature Reserve [Visit Harlow]



'The Stort Valley group of the Ramblers was formed in 1995, the current membership is about 70 strong. The group is based in the Harlow area and also serves the nearby towns and villages situated in the Stort Valley bordering Essex and Hertfordshire.'


Distance (miles)11

‘This walk cuts across the wide open, wood-spotted Hertfordshire fields, before descending into the sylvan valley of the Ash, following old railway lines and navigations to the lakes and reedbeds of the Lee valley.‘

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Out of the LOOP


Distance (miles)141

'Runs in a figure of eight between Harlow and Cambridge with the intersection of the two loops by Newport.' Tim actually describes the Walk in seventeen stages starting from Roydon.

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Tim Bertuchi

See also

Harcamlow Way [Trailman] | Harcamlow Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]


Distance (miles)8

'This is a fairly easy walk with the advantage of being close to London, making it ideally suited for a short winter's day.'

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Saturday Walkers Club


Distance (miles)5

The Harlow Art Trust, a voluntary body established in the 1950s, acquired works by up-and-coming sculptors and assisted them by providing a permanent, public exhibition of their works. A collection of sculptures of national significance are sited throughout the town ...'

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Visit Harlow


Distance (miles)4

'To celebrate our heritage of the waterway a piece of sculpture has been sited at each of the four locks in Harlow. In addition a raised walkway in metal and glass crosses the weir at Parndon Mill. Each sculptural piece has historic reference to its location.'

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Visit Essex

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