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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 May 10   walks 136.50   miles 219.68   km  
  2017 so far 44   walks 626.68   miles 1008.54   km  
                       
  Last May 12   walks 145.99   miles 234.95   km  
  This time last year 38   walks 471.29   miles 758.47   km  
 
Wednesday 31 16.81 mi 27.05 km
Home to Lower Swanwick 7.35 mi 11.83 km
Over Cobden Bridge and through Riverside Park to Mansbridge. From there along the A27 to Swanwick Shore Road. Quite hilly along the A27, this used to be my main route.
Lower Swanwick to Warsash 4.82 mi 7.76 km
Followed the river path to Warsash beach, passing the Hamble ferry and the Rising Sun pub. Then through the nature reserve, up to Warsash village and down to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Netley Station 4.64 mi 7.47 km
Up Green Lane and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore, through the Royal Victoria Country Park and out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station. With the train delayed, went along the Rail Trail footpath and The Badgers to Netley station.
 
Photo: The river Hamble at Lower Swanwick. 31.05.17
 
Friday 26 12.46 mi 20.05 km
Home to Hamble Quay 7.91 mi 12.73 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 then Hamble Quay.
Hamble Quay to Netley Station 4.55 mi 7.32 km
Up Green Lane and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore, through the Royal Victoria Country Park and out to Hound Road. From there along the Rail Trail footpath to Hamble Station.
With the train home delayed by a few minutes, I just had enough time to get to Netley station via Hamble Lane, Hound Road and The Badgers.
 
Photo: Hamble Quay. 26.05.17
 
Thursday 25 10.40 mi 16.74 km
Swanwick Station to Titchfield 2.79 mi 4.49 km
Via Park Gate shopping centre, Southampton Road retail park and Southampton Hill.
Titchfield to Warsash Ferry 3.80 mi 6.12 km
Coach Hill, Common Lane, Warsash Road, Shore Road, Warsash Shore, Footpath.
Hamble Quay to Hamble Station 3.81 mi 6.13 km
Up to Hamble Square, along School Lane to Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore, through the Royal Victoria Country Park and out to Hound Road. From there along the Rail Trail footpath to Hamble Station.
 
Photo: Titchfield. 25.05.17
 
Wednesday 24 11.57 mi 18.62 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 Hamble Station 3.85 mi 6.20 km
Up Green Lane and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore, through the Royal Victoria Country Park and out to Hound Road. From there along the Rail Trail footpath to Hamble Station.
     
 
 
Photo: Hamble Quay. 24.05.17
 
Tuesday 16 8.77 mi 14.11 km
Bursledon Station to Warsash Ferry 3.75 mi 6.04 km
From the station to the main road and over the river. Via Shore Road and the river Hamble footpath to Warsash. Up to the village, across Strawberry Field and back to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Netley Station 5.02 mi 8.08 km
Up Green Lane and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore, through the Royal Victoria Country Park and out to Hound Road. From there to Hamble Lane and Hamble Station, then along the footpaths to Netley station.
     
 
 
Photo: The river Hamble footpath. 16.05.17
 
Friday 12 12.83 mi 20.65 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 2.97 mi 4.78 km
Down to Hamble Quay, back up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore to the country park cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.14 mi 3.44 km
Out to Hound Road, then Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the footpath to the country park, across the end of the park to Hound Road and along the footpath and The Badgers to Netley station.
 
Photo: Hamble Quay at the Beach Hut cafe. 12.05.17
 
Wednesday 10 12.61 mi 20.29 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 Royal Victoria Country Park 2.72 mi 4.38 km
Down to Hamble Quay, up the hill (Green Lane) and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point, then along the shore to the country park.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.15 mi 3.46 km
Out to Hound Road, then Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the footpath to the country park, across the end of the park to Hound Road and along the footpath and The Badgers to Netley station.
 
Photo: Hamble Quay. 10.05.17
 
Saturday 6 15.21 mi 24.48 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 0.76 mi 1.22 km
Via Strawberry Field to the waterfront and along the footpath from Passage Lane to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.79 mi 4.49 km
Visited the Spring Fair at Hamble Quay then 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 2.15 mi 3.46 km
Out to Hound Road, then Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the footpath to the country park, across the end of the park to Hound Road and along the footpath and The Badgers to Netley station.
 
Photo: Strawberry Field, Warsash. 06.05.17
 
Thursday 4 20.68 mi 33.28 km
Home to Hamble Quay 15.70 mi 25.27 km
Via Portswood Road, Woodmill Lane, Wessex Lane and Wide Lane to Eastleigh. Then Bishopstoke, Fair Oak, Horton Heath, Hedge End village centre, St John's Road, the A27 and Hamble Lane to Hamble Square and Hamble Quay.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.80 mi 4.51 km
After a short break at Hamble Quay, back 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 Netley Station 2.18 mi 3.51 km
Out to Hound Road, then Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the footpath to the country park, across the end of the park to Hound Road and along the footpath to Netley station.
 
Photo: Fair Oak Square. 04.05.17
 
Tuesday 2

15.16 mi

24.40 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.77 mi 12.50 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 4.48 mi 7.21 km
Out to Netley village, up Station Road and along Hound Way to Hound Road. Down the old part of Hound Road and back through the country park to Hamble Lane. From there to Hamble station and then Netley station via the rail trail footpath, the country park, Hound Road, the footpath and The Badgers.
Photo: The shore at the Royal Victoria Country Park. 02.05.17
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