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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 August 13   walks 187.83   miles 302.28   km  
  2017 so far 80   walks 1127.18   miles 1814.02   km  
                       
  Last August 18   walks 190.39   miles 306.40   km  
  To 31/08 last year 81   walks 889.95   miles 1432.24   km  
 
 
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Tuesday 29 11.98 mi 19.28 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.73 mi 12.44 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston, along Weston Shore, through Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Lane and down to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.98 mi 4.80 km
A break at Hamble Quay then up Green Lane to School Lane and Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.27 mi 2.04 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station.
Photo: The River Hamble at Hamble Quay, 29.08.17.
 
Monday 28 15.08 mi 24.27 km
Bursledon Station to Titchfield 4.38 mi 7.05 km
To the A27 then via Lower Swanwick, Park Gate, Southampton Road retail park and Southampton Hill.
Titchfield to Meon Shore 2.68 mi 4.31 km
Via Coach Hill, Posbrook Lane, Triangle Lane and Meon Road.
Meon Shore to Gosport 8.02 mi 12.91 km
Via Hill Head, Lee on the Solent, Stokes Bay and Haslar.
 
 
Photo: Meon Shore, 28.08.17.
 
Sunday 27 15.07 mi 24.25 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.48 mi 15.26 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, along Portsmouth Road, Pound Road and Hamble Lane, through Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green to Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.18 mi 3.51 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach then along the river path passing Strawberry Field and the Rising Sun to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Netley Station 3.41 mi 5.49 km
Up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore. Through the Royal Victoria Country Park to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station.
Photo: Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park, 27.08.17.
 
Thursday 24 12.60 mi 20.28 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.77 mi 12.50 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston, along Weston Shore, through Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Lane and down to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.76 mi 4.44 km
A break at Hamble Quay then up Green Lane to School Lane and Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.07 mi 3.33 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station. From there, along the rail trail footpath, across Hound Road and along the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station.
Photo: Hamble Shore (Netley Sailing Club), 24.08.17.
 
Wednesday 23 17.05 mi 27.44 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.51 mi 15.30 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, along Portsmouth Road, Pound Road and Hamble Lane, through Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green to Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.16 mi 3.48 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach and along the river path passing Strawberry Field and the Rising Sun to the pink ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.88 mi 4.63 km
Up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore. Finished at the park cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.50 mi 4.02 km
Out to Hamble Lane via the cemetery path, turned left to Hound Road and left again, still Hound Road. Over the railway bridge and to Netley station via the footpath and The Badgers.
Photo: Hook Spit, Warsash beach, 23.08.17.
 
Saturday 19 13.13 mi 21.13 km
Home to Lakeside Country Park 2.13 mi 3.43 km
Via Portswood Road, Swaythling High Road and Stoneham Lane.
Lakeside Country Park 1.03 mi 1.66 km
A walk around the park taking photos of the steam trains.
Lakeside Country Park to Hamble Station 7.50 mi 12.07 km
Out to Wide Lane passing the airport on the way to the A27. Along the A27 through Mansbridge to Windhover Roundabout and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Station to Netley Station 2.47 mi 3.98 km
Along Hamble Lane to Coronation Parade. Then down Coach Road to the shore and the Royal Victoria Country Park cafe for a break. Out of the back of the park to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
 
An improvised day as I wanted to see the visiting locos at Lakeside, take some photos on South West Trains last day of operation and get a good walk.
 
 
 
 
Photos:
Top: One of the locos visiting Eastleigh Lakeside Railway from Ingfield Light Railway.
Bottom: Hamble Shore at Westfield Common.
 
Wednesday 16 11.92 mi 19.18 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.82 mi 12.59 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston, along Weston Shore, through Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Lane and down to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Hamble Station 4.10 mi 6.60 km
A break at Hamble Quay then up Green Lane to School Lane and down to Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park cafe for another break.
From there, out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station.
 
Photo: The River Hamble at Hamble Quay, 16.08.17.
 
Tuesday 15 15.89 mi 25.57 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.52 mi 15.32 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, along Portsmouth Road, Pound Road and Hamble Lane, through Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green where I had a short drinks break.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.26 mi 3.64 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach and along the river path passing Strawberry Field and the Rising Sun. A short break at the beach and another opposite the Rising Sun.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.88 mi 4.63 km
Up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore. Finished at the park cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.23 mi 1.98 km
Out to Hamble Lane via the cemetery path.
Photo: Hamble Shore near the Royal Victoria Country Park, 15.08.17.
 
Friday 11 12.97 mi 20.87 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.80 mi 12.55 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston, along Weston Shore, through Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Lane and down to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.01 mi 4.84 km
A break at Hamble Quay then up Green Lane to School Lane and Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.16 mi 3.48 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station. From there, along the rail trail footpath, across the end of the country park to Hound Road and along the footpath to Netley station.
Photo: The River Hamble at Hamble Quay, 11.08.17.
 
Thursday 10 22.45 mi 36.13 km
Home to Hamble Quay 7.86 mi 12.65 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and footpath, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston, along Weston Shore, through Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park and down Hamble Lane to Hamble Square and Hamble Quay for the ferry to Warsash.
Warsash Shore to Meon Shore 5.52 mi 8.88 km
The ferry set down at the pontoon by the harbour office, not at the normal ferry point. Walked up to the village, then via Warsash Road, Common Lane, Posbrook Lane, Triangle Lane and Meon Road to Meon Shore (Titchfield Haven).
Meon Shore to Gosport 8.09 mi 13.02 km
After a short break at Meon Shore, to Hill Head, Lee on the Solent, Stokes Bay (for a longer break), Haslar and Gosport. Ferry to Portsmouth.
Portsmouth Harbour to Portsmouth & Southsea 0.98 mi 1.58 km
From Portsmouth Harbour via Queen Street, Victoria Park and the Guildhall to Portsmouth & Southsea station for the train home.
Photo: Hill Head (Sailing Club), 10.08.17.
 
Monday 7 12.62 mi 20.31 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.68 mi 12.36 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, through Woolston, along Weston Shore, through Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Lane and down to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.77 mi 4.46 km
A break at Hamble Quay then up Green Lane to School Lane and Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.17 mi 3.49 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station. From there, along the rail trail footpath, across the end of the country park to Hound Road and along the footpath to Netley station.
Photo: Hamble Quay, 07.08.17.
 
Friday 4 16.93 mi 27.25 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.53 mi 15.34 km
Via the Itchen Boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, through Chapel, over the Itchen Bridge, along Portsmouth Road, Pound Road and Hamble Lane, through Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.21 mi 3.56 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach and along the river path passing Strawberry Field and the Rising Sun.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.74 mi 4.41 km
Up to Hamble Square, down to Hamble Point and along the shore. Finished at the park cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.45 mi 3.94 km
Out to Hamble Lane and along Hound Road and Hound Way.
Photo: The river path up-river from Warsash, 04.08.17.
 
Tuesday 1 10.14 mi 16.32 km
Bursledon Station to Warsash Ferry 5.44 mi 8.75 km
From the station to Bridge Road and over the river to Swanwick Shore Road. Along this road, joining the river path. Down the river, passing the Universal Marina, the Hamble ferry and the Rising Sun pub, all the way to the beach at the mouth of the river. From there, through the nature reserve, up to the village and back to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Hamble Station 3.93 mi 6.32 km
Up Green Lane and down to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park for a break. Out to Hamble Lane and then Hamble station.
Hamble Station to Netley Station 0.77 mi 1.24 km
With a few minutes before the train was due, down the path alongside the railway, over Hound Road and along the footpath to Netley station.
Photo: The river Hamble path between Lower Swanwick and Warsash, 01.08.17
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