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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 15   walks 215.83   miles 347.34   km  
  2019 so far 102   walks 1490.65   miles 2398.97   km  
                       
  Last August 17   walks 271.69   miles 437.24   km  
  To 31/08 last year 95   walks 1325.61   miles 2133.36   km  
 
 
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Friday 30 August 16.41 mi 26.41 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.06 mi 16.19 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green 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. Along the river path to Shore Road and the ferry hard.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.77 mi 4.46 km
Up Green Lane then School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park. Sat by the water for a while then round the park to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 2.11 mi 3.40 km
Out to Hamble Lane and Hamble station for the train home.
Sunny, high cloud, breezy.
Photo: The beach at Hook, Warsash.
 
Thursday 29 August 17.67 mi 28.44 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.04 mi 16.16 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green and Warsash village
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.23 mi 3.59 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. Along the river path to Shore Road and the ferry hard.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.77 mi 4.46 km
Up Green Lane and through Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park and round the park to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.11 mi 3.40 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the Rail Trail footpath and the footpath to Netley station for the train home.
Sunny, very windy at Warsash beach and along Hamble Shore.
Photo: The beach at Hook, Warsash.
 
Wednesday 28 August 13.68 mi 22.02 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.27 mi 13.31 km
From home to 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 2.92 mi 4.70 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a drink by the river. Up Green Lane then School Lane, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore and the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.49 mi 4.01 km
After a break at the cafe, out to Hamble Lane, Hamble station, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Cloudy, breezy, a little light rain, some sunny periods.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Monday 26 August 6.24 mi 10.04 km
Home to Lakeside Country Park 2.45 mi 3.94 km
Via Portswood Road, High Road (Swaythling) and Stoneham Lane to Eastleigh Lakeside Railway (Eastleigh Parkway station).
Spent time walking in the country park, taking a train ride and refreshments at the cafe.
Lakeside Country Park to Home 3.79 mi 6.10 km
From Eastleigh Lakeside Railway via Wide Lane, the A27, Mansbridge, Woodmill and Bitterne Park along the river Itchen, Cobden Bridge and St Denys.
A very warm and sunny August Bank Holiday afternoon.
Photo: 'Romulus', a visiting loco.
 
Friday 23 August 15.93 mi 25.64 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.74 mi 15.68 km
From home via St Denys, the Itchen Boardwalk and footpath, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, river Hamble path, Passage Lane and Warsash village
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.21 mi 3.56 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. Along the river path to Shore Road and the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.77 mi 4.46 km
Up Green Lane, across Hamble Common to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park and round the park to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.21 mi 1.95 km
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny and warm.
Photo: Swanwick Shore Road.
 
Thursday 22 August 12.52 mi 20.15 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.27 mi 13.31 km
From home to 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 3.04 mi 4.89 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a drink. Then Green Lane, Hamble Common, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore and the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.21 mi 1.95 km
After a break at the cafe, out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny and warm, a cool breeze.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Wednesday 21 August 13.24 mi 21.31 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.24 mi 13.26 km
From home to 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 and sat by the river with a drink. Then Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore and the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.11 mi 3.40 km
After a drink at the cafe, out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the Rail Trail footpath and across Hound Road to the footpath and Netley station for the train home.
Good sunny spells, breezy on the shore.
Photo: Weston Shore.
 
Tuesday 20 August 17.39 mi 27.99 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.07 mi 16.21 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green and Warsash village
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.20 mi 3.54 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. Along the river path to Shore Road and the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.93 mi 4.72 km
Up to Hamble Square, down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park and round the park to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.19 mi 3.52 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the Rail Trail footpaths, Hound Road and the footpath to Netley station for the train home.
Mostly sunny, cloud cover at times.
Photo: The beach at Hook, Warsash.
 
Thursday 15 August 12.35 mi 19.88 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.28 mi 13.33 km
From home to 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 2.84 mi 4.57 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a break and a drink, then Green Lane, Hamble Common, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore and the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.23 mi 1.98 km
After a drink at the cafe, out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Very windy but warm in the sun. Wet yesterday, wet again tomorrow.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Tuesday 13 August 17.37 mi 27.95 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.02 mi 16.13 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, over Northam Bridge, then Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green and Warsash.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.22 mi 3.57 km
Down to the nature reserve and the beach then along the riverside footpath and Shore Road to the ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.93 mi 4.72 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 2.20 mi 3.54 km
A drink at the cafe then out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station and along the footpaths to Netley station for the train home.
Sometimes sunny and warm, sometimes heavy cloud and cool. Very windy.
Photo: Hook beach, Warsash.
 
Thursday 8 August 16.69 mi 26.86 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.28 mi 16.54 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, River Hamble path, Passage Lane, Warsash village
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.25 mi 3.62 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. Along the river path to Shore Road and the ferry hard.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.96 mi 4.76 km
Up to Hamble Square, 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 Netley Station 1.20 mi 1.93 km
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Cloudy, occasional sunny breaks, a little drizzle.
Photo: The river Hamble between Swanwick Shore Road and Universal Marina.
 
Wednesday 7 August 13.80 mi 22.21 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.25 mi 13.28 km
From home to 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 3.79 mi 6.10 km
Down to Hamble Quay. Sat by the river with a drink. Then back up to the square, along Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Victoria Road to the pier in the Royal Victoria Country Park.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.76 mi 2.83 km
Across the park to the cafe. A break here, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Good sunny spells, a few showers, very windy.
Photo: Weston Shore.
 
Monday 5 August 13.30 mi 21.40 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.27 mi 13.31 km
From home to 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 2.92 mi 4.70 km
A break for a drink at Hamble Quay, then Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore and the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.11 mi 3.40 km
After a break at the Cafe in th Park, out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station and along the footpaths to Netley station.
Sunny, very windy on Hamble Shore.
Photo: Hamble Shore at the Royal Victoria Country Park.
 
Friday 2 August 13.96 mi 22.47 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.53 mi 15.34 km
From home to the Horseshoe Bridge, along the Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, then Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green. A break for a drink then on to Warsash.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.55 mi 0.89 km
Down to the waterfront (Shore Road) for another break. Along the footpath to the ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.70 mi 4.35 km
Up Green Lane and 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 Netley Station 1.18 mi 1.90 km
Sat outside the cafe with a drink, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny and warm with some cloud at times.
Photo: Hamble Shore (Netley Sailing Club).
 
Thursday 1 August 15.80 mi 25.43 km
Home to Hamble Square 11.83 mi 19.04 km
From home to Portswood Road, Woodmill Lane, Wessex Lane, A27, Mansbridge, Woodmill, Riverside Park, Cobden Bridge, Priory Road, Itchen Boardwalk, Itchen Path, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, site of Itchen Ferry village, site of the floating bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane and Hamble Square. Taking photos of bridges across the river Itchen.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.78 mi 4.47 km
A break for a drink at Hamble Quay, then Green Lane, Hamble Common, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore and the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.19 mi 1.92 km
After a break at the Cafe in th Park, out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station.
Cloudy at times, some good sunny spells.
Photo: Itchen Bridge from the site of Itchen Ferry village.
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