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  Some of the places I've walked for exercise and leisure this month.
  Places featured in the Walking Routes pages plus selected other walks.  
 
 
  This April 9   walks 139.53   miles 224.55   km  
  2017 so far 34   walks 490.18   miles 788.87   km  
                       
  Last April 7   walks 115.12   miles 185.27   km  
  This time last year 26   walks 325.30   miles 523.52   km  
 
Monday 24 14.74 mi 23.72 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.66 mi 12.33 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston to Weston Shore, Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park and down Hamble Lane to Hamble village.
Hamble Square to Hamble Square 0.24 mi 0.39 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a short break and back to the square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.90 mi 6.28 km
Along Hamble Lane to Hound Corner, then Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road through Netley to The Royal Victoria Country Park.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 2.94 mi 4.73 km
Out to Hound Road, then Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the rail trail footpath, via the country park to Hound Road, then along the footpath and The Badgers to Netley station. The train was delayed so I went back to Hamble station via The Badgers and the footpaths.
 
Photo: The river Hamble at Hamble Quay. 24.04.17
 
Saturday 22 14.99 mi 24.12 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.56 mi 15.39 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, up Portsmouth Road, through Old Netley, Lowford and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Ferry 0.52 mi 0.84 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront and along the footpath from Passage Lane to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Netley Station 4.91 mi 7.90 km
Up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park for a long break at the park cafe. From there, out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station and along the footpaths to Netley station for the train home.
 
Photo: the Warsash to Hamble ferry at low tide. 22.04.17
 
Wednesday 12 13.58 mi 21.85 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.74 mi 12.46 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston to Weston Shore, Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park and down Hamble Lane to Hamble village.
Hamble Square to Hamble Square 0.25 mi 0.40 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a short break and back to the square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.57 mi 5.75 km
Along Hamble Lane to Hound Corner, then Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road through Netley to The Royal Victoria Country Park.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 2.02 mi 3.25 km
After a break at the cafe, a walk round the park taking in the bluebell woods, then out along the rail-trail footpath to Hamble station for the train home.
 
Photo: The river Hamble at Hamble Quay. 12.04.17
 
Tuesday 11 15.75 mi 25.35 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.54 mi 15.35 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, up Portsmouth Road, through Old Netley, Lowford and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Ferry 2.19 mi 3.52 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach, along the footpath beside the river and then the footpath from Passage Lane to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Hamble Station 4.02 mi 6.47 km
Through Hamble Common to Hamble Point, then along Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. From there, via the Rail Trail footpaths to Hamble Lane and along to Hamble station.
 
Photo: Hamble Common. 11.04.17
 
Sunday 9 15.32 mi 24.66 km
Bursledon Station to Titchfield 4.42 mi 7.11 km
Along the A27 via Lower Swanwick and Park Gate, through the Southampton Road retail park and down Southampton Hill to Titchfield Square.
Titchfield to Meon Shore 2.69 mi 4.33 km
Up Coach Hill then via Posbrook Lane, Triangle Lane and Meon Road.
Meon Shore to Gosport 8.21 mi 13.21 km
Through Hill Head, along the promenade to Lee on the Solent and by road to Stokes Bay. After a break, via Haslar to Gosport. (From there, the ferry to Portsmouth for the train home).
 
Photo: Lee on the Solent. 09.04.17
 
Friday 7 12.86 mi 20.70 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.75 mi 12.47 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston to Weston Shore, Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park and down Hamble Lane to Hamble village.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.91 mi 4.68 km
After a break at Hamble Quay, back up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore to the country park cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.20 mi 3.54 km

Out to Hound Road, then Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the rail trail footpath, via the country park to Hound Road, then along the footpath and The Badgers to Netley station.

 
Photo: The river Hamble at Hamble Quay. 07.04.16
 
Wednesday 5 13.81 mi 22.23 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.72 mi 12.42 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston to Weston Shore, Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park and down Hamble Lane to Hamble village.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.93 mi 4.72 km
After a break at Hamble Quay, back up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore to the country park cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 3.16 mi 5.09 km
Out to Hamble Lane, along to Hound Road and down to Netley station. From there along the footpaths to Hamble station.
 
Photo: Netley Abbey. 05.04.17
 
Monday 3 20.75 mi 33.39 km
Home to Warsash Ferry 14.76 mi 23.75 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, up Portsmouth Road, through Old Netley, Lowford and Park Gate to Titchfield. After a short break, on to Warsash. Another short refreshment break, then by ferry to Hamble.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.80 mi 4.51 km
Up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore to the country park cafe for a longer break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 3.19 mi 5.13 km
Out to Hamble Lane, along to Hound Road and down to Netley station. From there along the footpaths to Hamble station.
 
Photo: Titchfield Square. 03.04.17
 
Sunday 2 17.73 mi 28.53 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.51 mi 15.30 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, up Portsmouth Road, through Old Netley, Lowford and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Ferry 2.19 mi 3.52 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach, along the footpath beside the river and then the footpath from Passage Lane to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 1.65 mi 2.66 km
Up to Hamble Square, along Hamble Lane to Folland Sports football ground and along the footpath to the park cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 4.38 mi 7.05 km
From the park cafe, out to Hamble Lane then Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley village. Back through the country park to Hound Road and along the Rail Trail footpath to Hamble station.
 
Photo: The Warsash to Hamble ferry. 02.04.17
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