Wild things to do in Epping Forest and Harlow
Epping Forest and Harlow: paddle boarding, mushroom picking, wild camping
HOOKS MARSH, RIVER LEE COUNTRY PARK
More than 100 acres of lake, river and navigation to paddle board, kayak, cycle and walk.
Find Fishers Green Ln, Waltham Abbey EN9 2ED. Find a low bank to launch paddle board or walk a south towards Powdermill Cut (51.705638, -0.009590)
AMBRESBURY BANKS, EPPING FOREST
Forage mushrooms, flint arrow heads and beach nuts around an Iron Age hill fort in Epping Forest.
Find B172, Theydon Bois, Loughton IG10 2NY (51.676189, 0.074133). Cross the road and walk N 1/2 mile to
RIVER RODING/ESSEX WAY, CHIPPING ONGAR TO FYFIELD
4 mile riverside walk. Wild camp and forage while hiking the Essex Way.
Find Chipping Ongar Library car park, 229 High St, Chipping Ongar, CM5 9AB. (51.705934, 0.245971). Follow the Essex Way north east to Fyfield.