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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 11   walks 151.23   miles 243.38   km  
  2019 so far 46   walks 643.27   miles 1035.24   km  
                       
  Last April 9   walks 116.88   miles 188.10   km  
  To 30/04 last year 37   walks 474.49   miles 763.62   km  
 
 
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Tuesday 30 April 16.70 mi 26.88 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.30 mi 16.58 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, the river Hamble footpath and Warsash village.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.27 mi 3.65 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. A drinks break there, then up the river to Shore Road and the ferry hard. Ferry to Hamble.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.90 mi 4.67 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point, along Hamble Shore and round the country park to the cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.23 mi 1.98 km
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny again, breezy.
Photo: Lower Swanwick from the river Hamble footpath.
 
Monday 29 April 15.89 mi 25.57 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.28 mi 16.54 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, the river Hamble footpath and Warsash village.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.22 mi 3.57 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. A drinks break then up the river to Shore Road and the ferry hard. Ferry to Hamble.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.83 mi 4.55 km
Up Green Lane and down School Lane to Hamble Point, along Hamble Shore and round the country park to the cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.56 mi 0.90 km
Out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Mostly sunny and warm.
Photo: The river Hamble footpath.
 
Thursday 25 April 12.39 mi 19.94 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.26 mi 13.29 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.81 mi 4.52 km
Down to Hamble Quay. A refreshment break by the river, then via Green Lane and Hamble Common to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and across the park to the cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.32 mi 2.12 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station for the train home.
Good sunny spells, a little chilly along the shore in a stiff breeze.
Photo: Royal Victoria Country Park, Chapel Tower.
 
Tuesday 23 April 16.64 mi 26.78 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.32 mi 16.61 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, the river Hamble footpath and Warsash village.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.24 mi 3.60 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. A drinks break then up the river to Shore Road and the ferry pontoon. Caught the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.89 mi 4.65 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point, along Hamble Shore and round the country park to the cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.19 mi 1.92 km
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Hazy sunshine turned to cloud but pleasantly warm.
Photo: The river Hamble footpath.
 
Thursday 18 April 11.64 mi 18.73 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.25 mi 13.28 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.85 mi 4.59 km
Down to Hamble Quay. Sat by the river for a while, then via Green Lane and School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and across the park for a break at the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.54 mi 0.87 km
Out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny and warm with a strong breeze.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Wednesday 17 April 12.33 mi 19.84 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.28 mi 13.33 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.86 mi 4.60 km
Down to Hamble Quay. Sat by the river for a while, then via Green Lane and School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and across the park for a break at the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.19 mi 1.92 km
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny and getting warmer. A little misty over the water.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Friday 12 April 11.73 mi 18.88 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.28 mi 13.33 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.88 mi 4.63 km
Down to Hamble Quay. A short break for refreshments, then via Green Lane and School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and across the park to the cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.57 mi 0.92 km
Out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny early but clouded over. Still a cold wind from the east.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Thursday 11 April 12.37 mi 19.91 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.27 mi 13.31 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.79 mi 4.49 km
Down to Hamble Quay. Sat by the river for a while, then via Green Lane and Hamble Common to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and across the park to the cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 1.31 mi 2.11 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station for the train home.
Sunny and warm with a chilly breeze in exposed places.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Wednesday 10 April 14.26 mi 22.95 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.28 mi 16.54 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, the river Hamble footpath and Warsash village.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.52 mi 0.84 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront for a refreshment break, then along the river to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.89 mi 4.65 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point, along Hamble Shore and round the country park to the cafe for another break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.57 mi 0.92 km
Out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
A chilly breeze, cloudy to start with but warm under clear skies later.
Photo: The river Hamble footpath.
 
Monday 8 April 11.71 mi 18.85 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.26 mi 13.29 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.89 mi 4.65 km
Down to Hamble Quay then via Green Lane and Hamble Common to Hamble Point, along the shore to the country park and across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.56 mi 0.90 km
After a a break at the cafe, out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny and warm.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Monday 1 April 15.57 mi 25.06 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.02 mi 16.13 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green and Warsash village.
Warsash Village to Warsash Shore 2.08 mi 3.35 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach and up the river to Shore Road. Then caught the Hamble ferry which was running from the nearby pontoon instead of its usual point up-river.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.90 mi 4.67 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point, along Hamble Shore and round the country park to the cafe for a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.57 mi 0.92 km
Out to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Warm and sunny.
Photo: Warsash beach (Hook) looking across the Hamble to Hamble Point.
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