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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 17   walks 271.69   miles 437.24   km  
  2018 so far 96   walks 1338.06   miles 2153.40   km  
                       
  Last August 13   walks 187.83   miles 302.28   km  
  To 31/08 last year 80   walks 1127.18   miles 1814.02   km  
 
 
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Friday 31 August 20.66 mi 33.25 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.81 mi 15.79 km
Via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk, river path, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, river Hamble footpath and causeway, Passage lane and Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.18 mi 3.51 km
Down Newtown Road, Hook Park Road and through the nature reserve to the beach for a short break and a drink then along the footpath to Shore Road and the ferry to Hamble.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.88 mi 4.63 km
Up Green Lane and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park and round the park to the cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.33 mi 2.14 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station for the train home.
Bonus 4.46 mi 7.18 km
Finding the next train cancelled, continued along Hamble Lane to the recreation ground. Down the path to the country park and across the park to Victoria Road. Up Station Road, St Marys Road, Hound Way and Hound Road. Along Hamble Lane to Hamble station, then along the Rail Trail footpaths to Hound Road, the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station.
The day started cloudy but the sun came out when I arrived at Warsash beach and it remained sunny.
Top Photo: River Hamble near Swanwick Shore Road.
Bottom Photo: Warsash beach.
 
Wednesday 29 August 12.89 mi 20.74 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.79 mi 12.54 km
Via St Denys, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.89 mi 4.65 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a break and a drink by the river. Up Green Lane and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore and round the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.21 mi 3.56 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the Rail Trail footpath to Hound Road then the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station.
A mostly cloudy afternoon with a few sunny spells.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Tuesday 28 August 23.60 mi 37.98 km
Home to Titchfield 11.57 mi 18.62 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Park Gate and Southampton Road Retail Park.
Titchfield to Warsash Village 3.30 mi 5.31 km
South Street, Coach Hill, Common Lane and Warsash Road.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.23 mi 3.59 km
Down Newtown Road, Hook Park Road and through the nature reserve to the beach for a short break then along the footpath to Shore Road and the ferry to Hamble.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.95 mi 4.75 km
Up to Hamble Square then School Lane, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore to the country park. A break by the shore then round to the park cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 3.55 mi 5.71 km
Out to Hamble Lane then along Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, St Marys Road, Station Road (Netley station), The Badgers, the footpath and across Hound Road, the Rail Trail to Hamble Lane (by the police HQ entrance) and along Hamble Lane to Hamble station.
Mostly cool and cloudy, a little brightness at times.
Top Photo: Titchfield.
Bottom Photo: Warsash, the ferry pontoon.
 
Saturday 25 August 15.46 mi 24.88 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.57 mi 15.40 km
Via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk, river path, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green to Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.52 mi 0.84 km
Down Shore Road to the harbour by the Rising Sun and along the footpath to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.89 mi 4.65 km
Up to Hamble Square then down School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park. Round to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.48 mi 3.99 km
Out to Hamble Lane then Hound Road, Hound Way, St Marys Road and Station Road to Netley station for the train home.
Cool, sunny spells.
Photo: Warsash harbour.
 
Wednesday 22 August 17.80 mi 28.65 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.54 mi 15.35 km
Via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk, river path, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green to Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.25 mi 3.62 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, along the Nature Reserve footpath to the beach, up the river footpath, Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.81 mi 4.52 km
Up Green Lane then down School Lane to Hamble Point and along the shore to the country park. Round to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 3.20 mi 5.15 km
Out to Hamble Lane then Hound Road, Hound Way, St Marys Road and Station Road to Netley station. Via The Badgers, the footpath and the Rail Trail to Hamble station for the train home.
Cloudy and humid.
Photo: Warsash beach.
 
Tuesday 21 August 12.97 mi 20.87 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.82 mi 12.59 km
Via St Denys, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.97 mi 4.78 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a break and a drink by the river. Up Green Lane and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along the shore and round the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.18 mi 3.51 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the Rail Trail footpath to Hound Road then the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station.
A sunny afternoon with almost cloudless skies.
Photo: Hamble Shore near the country park.
 
Friday 17 August 12.87 mi 20.71 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.77 mi 12.50 km
Via St Denys, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.90 mi 4.67 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a break and a drink by the river. Up Green Lane and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along the shore and round the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.20 mi 3.54 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the Rail Trail footpath to Hound Road then the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station.
Cool and cloudy, some sun later in the afternoon.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Wednesday 15 August 20.52 mi 33.02 km
Home to Titchfield 11.16 mi 17.96 km
Via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk, river path, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Park Gate.
Titchfield to Warsash Village 3.25 mi 5.23 km
A drinks break in Titchfield then Coach Hill, Common Lane and Warsash Road.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.53 mi 0.85 km
Down Shore Road for a short break by the river then along the footpath to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.78 mi 6.08 km
Up to Hamble Lane then Hound Road, Hound Way, St Marys Road, Station Road and Victoria Road. Into the country park and along the shore to the pier. Very windy on the shore.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.80 mi 2.90 km
Round the end of the park to the cafe for a break. The sun came out. From the cafe out to Hound Road then a jog down the Rail Trail footpath to Hamble station. With a few spare minutes, continued along Hamble Lane to the traffic island by the police headquarters, crossed the road and returned to the station.
Mostly cloudy, breezy on the river and the shore.
Top Photo: Titchfield.
Bottom Photo: Warsash.
 
Tuesday 14 August 12.98 mi 20.89 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.80 mi 12.55 km
Via St Denys, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.97 mi 4.78 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a break and a drink by the river. Up Green Lane and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore and round the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.21 mi 3.56 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the Rail Trail footpath to Hound Road then to The Badgers and Netley station.
Cloudy start, sunny intervals later. Breezy.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Monday 13 August 17.29 mi 27.83 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.60 mi 15.45 km
Via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk, river path, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green to Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.19 mi 3.52 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, along the Nature Reserve footpath to the beach, up the river footpath, Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.04 mi 4.89 km
Up to Hamble Square then down School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore and (being a spring tide the beach became impassable) along the path into the country park. Down to the shore for a break then round to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.46 mi 3.96 km
Out to Hamble Lane then Hound Road, Hound Way, St Marys Road and Station Road to Netley station and the train home.
Cool, mostly cloudy with some good sunny spells.
Photo: Warsash beach.
 
Thursday 9 August 13.07 mi 21.03 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.76 mi 12.49 km
Via St Denys, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.08 mi 4.96 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a break and a drink by the river. Up to Green Lane and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore and round the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.23 mi 3.59 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the Rail Trail footpath to Hound Road then to The Badgers and Netley station.
Cool and cloudy until mid afternoon when the sun came out.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Wednesday 8 August 16.89 mi 27.18 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.85 mi 15.85 km
Via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk, river path, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, river Hamble footpath and causeway, Passage lane and Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.27 mi 3.65 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, along the Nature Reserve footpath to the beach, up the river footpath, Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.84 mi 4.57 km
Up Green Lane, through Hamble Common to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and round the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.93 mi 3.11 km
Out to Hound Road then Hound Way, Station Road, The Badgers and the Rail Trail footpath to Hamble station for the train home.
A cooler day, cloudy at times but good sunny spells. Very windy.
Photo: Hamble from the Warsash side of the river.
 
Tuesday 7 August 14.50 mi 23.34 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.75 mi 12.47 km
Via St Denys, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 4.57 mi 7.35 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a short break. Back up to Hamble Square then Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road, Victoria Road and the shore in the country park. Across the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.18 mi 3.51 km
Out to Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the rail trail footpath to Hound Road then the footpath, The Badgers and Netley station.
A humid afternoon with outbreaks of light rain. Breezy at times.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Monday 6 August 17.33 mi 27.89 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.83 mi 15.82 km
Via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk, river path, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, river Hamble footpath and causeway, Passage lane and Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.28 mi 3.67 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, along the Nature Reserve footpath to the beach, up the river footpath, Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.01 mi 4.84 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park and round the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.21 mi 3.56 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the rail trail footpath to Hound Road then to The Badgers and Netley station.
Another very warm day with a refreshing breeze along the shore.
Photo: The footbridge along the Hamble river causeway.
 
Friday 3 August 12.93 mi 20.81 km
Fareham Station to Titchfield 2.08 mi 3.35 km
Train to Fareham. Along the A27 to the Titchfield Gyratory then Titchfield Hill, East Street, High Street.
Titchfield to Warsash Village 3.26 mi 5.25 km
Via Coach Hill, Common Lane and Warsash Road.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.23 mi 3.59 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, along the Nature Reserve footpath to the beach, up the river footpath, Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.88 mi 4.63 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park and round the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.48 mi 3.99 km
Along the footpath to Hamble Lane, along Hamble Lane to Hound Road, then Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station for the train home.
Another very warm day.
Photo: Shore Road, Warsash.
 
Thursday 2 August 13.08 mi 21.05 km
Home to Hamble Square 7.80 mi 12.55 km
Via St Denys, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.05 mi 4.91 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a break by the river. Back up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore and across the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.23 mi 3.59 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the rail trail footpath to Hound Road then the footpath, The Badgers and Netley station.
Getting very warm again. Hardly a cloud to be seen.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Wednesday 1 August 16.85 mi 27.12 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.59 mi 15.43 km
Home to St Denys Road, Horseshoe Bridge, Itchen Boardwalk and footpath, under Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green, Warsash Clock Tower.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.19 mi 3.52 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, along the Nature Reserve footpath to the beach, up the river footpath, Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.87 mi 4.62 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park for a break by the water and another at the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.20 mi 3.54 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, along the rail trail footpath To Hound Road and via The Badgers to Netley station for the train home.
A warm day but not as hot as recently.
Photo: The Hamble-Warsash ferry.
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