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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 6   walks 92.88   miles 149.48   km  
  2019 so far 157   walks 2330.06   miles 3749.87   km  
  New record year                    
  Last year's totals 153   walks 2250.54   miles 3621.89   km  
  Last December 10   walks 154.79   miles 249.11   km  
  To 09/12 last year 145   walks 2117.28   miles 3407.43   km  
 
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Monday 9 December 13.56 mi 21.82 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.24 mi 13.26 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.87 mi 4.62 km
Down to Hamble Quay 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 a break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.45 mi 3.94 km
Out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny and very windy.
Photo: Hamble Quay.
 
Saturday 7 December 21.70 mi 34.92 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.31 mi 16.59 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, 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 2.21 mi 3.56 km
Down Newtown Road then Hook Park Road and through the local nature reserve to the beach. Paused for a drink, then up the river to Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry hard.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.02 mi 4.86 km
Up to Hamble Square then School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park. Round the park for a break and a drink at the Cafe In The Park.
Royal Victoria Country Park to home 6.16 mi 9.91 km
Out to Victoria Road, Netley Abbey, Weston Shore, Woolston, Itchen Bridge, Chapel, Northam, under Northam Bridge, along the river Itchen footpath and boardwalk, then St Denys and home.
Cloudy with a cold but light breeze.
Photo: The waterfront at Shore Road, Warsash.
 
Thursday 5 December 13.39 mi 21.55 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.22 mi 13.23 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.94 mi 4.73 km
Down to Hamble Quay. A short break 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 a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.23 mi 3.59 km
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the Rail Trail path, the orchard path, Hound Road, the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Started in frost and fog, cleared by a stiffening breeze.
Photo: Weston Shore.
 
Tuesday 3 December 12.35 mi 19.88 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.22 mi 13.23 km
From home to Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, 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 for a short break then Green Lane and School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park and across the park to the cafe for a drink.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.25 mi 2.01 km
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny with just a light breeze.
Photo: Weston Shore.
 
Monday 2 December 15.83 mi 25.48 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.22 mi 16.45 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, the river Hamble path and Warsash village.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.23 mi 3.59 km
Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the local nature reserve to the beach. Paused for a drink, then up the river to Shore Road and the footpath to the Hamble ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.81 mi 4.52 km
Up to Hamble Square then School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park. Round the park for a break and a drink outside the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.57 mi 0.92 km
Out to Hound Road then along the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Clear blue sky and bright sunshine. Much lighter breeze than Sunday.
Photo: The river Hamble between Swanwick Shore Road and Universal Marina.
 
Sunday 1 December 16.05 mi 25.83 km
Home to Warsash Village 10.07 mi 16.21 km
From home to Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park, Bitterne Manor, Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green and Warsash village. Stopped to buy a drink.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 0.54 mi 0.87 km
Down Shore Road to the waterfront for a short break, then along the footpath to the Hamble ferry pontoon.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.91 mi 4.68 km
Up to Hamble Square then School Lane to Hamble Point. Along the shore to the country park. Round the park for a break and a drink outside the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 2.53 mi 4.07 km
Out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, back towards the country park then along the footpath to The Badgers and Netley station for the train home.
Sunny with a very cold breeze. Pleasant where sheltered.
Photo: The harbour at Shore Road, Warsash.
 
     
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
 
 
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