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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 December 11   walks 173.22   miles 278.77   km  
  2018 so far 153   walks 2250.54   miles 3621.89   km  
                       
  Last December 9   walks 132.02   miles 212.47   km  
  To 31/12 last year 125   walks 1789.53   miles 2879.97   km  
 
 
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Monday 31 December 17.84 mi 28.71 km
Home to Warsash Ferry 12.47 mi 20.07 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, river path, Passage Lane, Shore Road, Warsash village, Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, local nature reserve, beach, river path and Shore Road.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.91 mi 4.68 km
Up to Hamble Square then down School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore and round the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.46 mi 3.96 km
Out to Hamble Lane and Hamble station then Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
A cloudy day, mild with a chilly breeze along Hamble Shore.
Photo: The path along the River Hamble.
 
Saturday 29 December 19.55 mi 31.46 km
Home to Warsash Ferry 15.25 mi 24.54 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Park Gate, Titchfield and Warsash village (non-stop).
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.19 mi 3.52 km
Up to Hamble Square then Hamble Lane, Coach Road (Coronation Parade), Westfield Common, down to the shore and round the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.11 mi 3.40 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station then along the Rail Trail footpaths to The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Mostly cloudy, a chilly breeze near the water but otherwise fairly mild.
Photo: Warsash ferry pontoon and hard.
 
Thursday 27 December 15.84 mi 25.49 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.00 mi 16.09 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.53 mi 0.85 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront for a refreshment break, then along to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.85 mi 4.59 km
Up Green Lane, down School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and round to the cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.46 mi 3.96 km
Out to Hamble Lane (recreation ground), along Hamble Lane to Hamble station and Hound Road, then Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station for the train home.
Cold and grey early, sunny later.
Photo: The harbour, Shore Road, Warsash.
 
Saturday 22 December 19.31 mi 31.08 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.01 mi 16.11 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.54 mi 0.87 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront for a refreshment break, then along to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.78 mi 4.47 km
Up to The Square, along Hamble Lane and Hound Road then the footpath to the cafe in the park.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Home 5.98 mi 9.62 km
After a break at the cafe, out to Netley Abbey, Weston Shore, Woolston, Peartree, Athelstan Road, Bullar Road, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road and home.
Sunny intervals with a cold wind.
Photo: The cafe at Hamble Quay.
 
Thursday 20 December 15.38 mi 24.75 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.03 mi 16.14 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.53 mi 0.85 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront for a refreshment break, then along to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 4.26 mi 6.86 km
Up to The Square, along Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road, Victoria Road (Netley), along the shore road to the pier in the Royal Victoria Country Park and round the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.56 mi 0.90 km
After a break at the cafe, out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station.
Mostly sunny but later clouded over, becoming windy with some rain.
Photo: The ferry pontoon, Warsash.
 
Monday 17 December 15.88 mi 25.56 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.02 mi 16.13 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.70 mi 1.13 km
Down Newtown Road and across Strawberry Field to the waterfront for a refreshment break, then along to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.95 mi 4.75 km
Up to The Square, along School Lane to Hamble Point and along the shore to the country park. Round the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.21 mi 3.56 km
After a break at the cafe, out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station then along the Rail Trail footpaths to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station.
Quite sunny at first, cloudy later. Mild.
Photo: Strawberry Field, Warsash.
 
Friday 14 December 14.38 mi 23.14 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.03 mi 16.14 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.59 mi 0.95 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront for a short break, then along to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.78 mi 6.08 km
Up to The Square, along Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road, Victoria Road (Netley) and round the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.57 mi 0.92 km
After a break at the cafe, out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station.
Started sunny but soon clouded over with a cold wind.
Photo: St Paul's church, Sarisbury Green.
 
Tuesday 11 December 14.49 mi 23.32 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.02 mi 16.13 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.55 mi 0.89 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront for a short break, then along to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 1.70 mi 2.74 km
Up to The Square, along Hamble Lane to the football ground and along the footpath to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.22 mi 3.57 km
After a break at the cafe, out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station then along the Rail Trail footpaths to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station.
Mostly sunny and quite pleasant. Cloudy later.
Photo: The waterfront at Shore Road, Warsash.
 
Sunday 9 December 14.26 mi 22.95 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.56 mi 13.78 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Pound Road and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 4.39 mi 7.07 km
To Hamble Quay for refreshments. Back to Hamble Square then the rural route via Satchell Lane to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Victoria Road. Into the country park, along the shore road and round to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.31 mi 2.11 km
To Hound Road, along the Rail Trail Paths to Hamble Lane (police HQ entrance) and Hamble Lane to Hamble station to catch the train home.
A mild day with good sunny spells. Breezy.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Friday 7 December 12.25 mi 19.71 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.21 mi 13.21 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, the Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 1.84 mi 2.96 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a drink. Back up to The Square, along Hamble Lane to the footpath near the football ground and to the country park cafe for a longer break.
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 footpaths to Hound Road, along the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station. Train home.
Damp to begin with, turning dry with some sunshine. Floods between Weston Shore and Netley Abbey.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Tuesday 4 December 13.45 mi 21.65 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.26 mi 13.29 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, the Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.01 mi 4.84 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a drink. Up Green Lane, down School Lane to Hamble Point and along the shore to the country park. Round the country park to the cafe for a longer break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.18 mi 3.51 km
Out to Hamble Lane near the football ground, Hamble station, along the Rail Trail footpaths to Hound Road, along the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station. Train home.
Started sunny, turned cloudy. Mild with a light breeze.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
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