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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.  
 
October 2020
 
 
This month 15   walks 186.51   miles 300.16   km  
2020 so far 116   walks 1469.08   miles 2364.26   km  
 
There are more photos from these walks in the photo album.
 
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Walking Diary: October 2019 October 2021
Photo Album: Page 36 Page 37
Thursday 1 October
Weston Shore
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.94mi 12.78km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, footpath (high tide), Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and park cafe. 2.66mi 4.28km.
A drink outside the cafe, then out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.21mi 1.95km.
11.81mi 19.01km.
Train home. A mixture of heavy cloud and good sunny spells. A few spots of rain.
 
Monday 5 October
Hamble Common
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 8.15mi 13.12km.
After a break by the river at Hamble Quay, Green Lane, Hamble Common and School Lane footpath, Hamble Point, footpath (high tide), Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and round the park to the cafe. 3.04mi 4.89km.
A drink outside the cafe, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.20mi 1.93km.
12.39mi 19.94km.
Train home. After three very wet days, a day of sunny spells, cloud and some light rain.
 
Tuesday 6 October
Weston Shore
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.81mi 12.57km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and park cafe. 2.20mi 3.54km.
A break at the cafe, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.19mi 1.92km.
11.20mi 18.02km.
Train home. Another day of sunny spells and showers. A blustery wind.
 
 
Wednesday 7 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Riverside Park, A27, Windhover Roundabout, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 9.13mi 14.69km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, footpath (high tide), Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and park cafe. 2.71mi 4.36km.
A break for a drink outside the cafe, then to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.22mi 1.96km.
13.06mi 21.02km.
Train home. Good sunny spells. Breezy along the shore.
 
Friday 9 October
Warsash Beach
From home to St Denys, Itchen boardwalk and footpath to Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Lowford, Lower Swanwick, Sarisbury Green, Warsash village. 9.54mi 15.35km.
Warsash village, Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, local nature reserve, beach, river path, Shore Road, river path, Universal Marina, river path, Swanwick Shore Road, Lower Swanwick, Lowford, Hamble Lane, Hamble recreation ground footpath, Royal Victoria Country Park cafe. 8.36mi 13.45km.
A long break with a drink and some friends outside the cafe, then to Hound Road, footpath to The Badgers and Netley Station. 0.56mi 0.90km.
18.46mi 29.71km.
Train home. Mostly sunny, clouded over with a brief spell of rain while at the country park cafe.
 
Tuesday 13 October
Weston Shore
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.89mi 12.70km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and across the park to the cafe. 2.73mi 4.39km.
A drink outside the cafe, then out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.21mi 1.95km.
11.83mi 19.01km.
Train home. A cloudy start followed by sunny intervals and a heavy shower.
 
 
Wednesday 14 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 8.16mi 13.13km.
Hamble Quay, Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park shore (pier). 3.70mi 5.95km.
Across the park to the cafe for a drink. Then to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley Station. 0.89mi 1.43km.
12.75mi 20.52km.
Train home. Good sunny spells, breezy, a few showers.
 
Thursday 15 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.76mi 12.49km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and across the park to the cafe. 2.70mi 4.35km.
A break for a drink. Then to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley Station. 0.56mi 0.90km.
11.02mi 17.73km.
Train home. Sunny with a strong cold wind. Very pleasant where sheltered.
 
Friday 16 October
Hamble Shore at Westfield Common
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 8.18mi 13.16km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and round the park to the cafe. 2.41mi 3.88km.
A break for a drink. Then out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.22mi 1.96km.
11.81mi 19.01km.
Train home. Sunny with less wind than yesterday. Pleasantly warm.
 
 
Monday 19 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.88mi 12.68km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and round the park to the cafe. 2.87mi 4.62km.
A break at the cafe for a drink. Then to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley Station. 0.57mi 0.92km.
11.32mi 18.22km.
Train home. Windy but dry and fairly mild.
 
Tuesday 20 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Athelstan Road, Peartree Avenue, Bridge Road, Radstock Road, Manor Road South, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.71mi 12.41km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park and along the shore road to the site of the hospital pier. 3.87mi 6.23km.
Round the end of the park for break at the cafe for a drink. Then to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley Station. 1.11mi 1.79km.
12.69mi 20.42km.
Train home. Very windy, mild and some sun.
 
Thursday 22 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 8.26mi 13.29km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, Hamble Common, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and round the park to the cafe. 2.82mi 4.54km.
A drink outside the cafe, then out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.24mi 2.00km.
12.32mi 19.83km.
Train home. A few early showers then good sunny spells and feeling warm.
 
 
Friday 23 October
Royal Victoria Country Park
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.82mi 12.59km.
Hamble Quay, Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and across the park to the cafe. 2.32mi 3.73km.
A break outside the park cafe. Then to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley Station. 0.57mi 0.92km.
10.71mi 17.24km.
Train home. A wet start. Became dry and chilly.
 
Monday 26 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.87mi 12.67km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park and across the park to the cafe. 2.69mi 4.33km.
A cup of tea outside the park cafe, then to Hound Road, The Badgers and Netley Station. 0.56mi 0.90km.
11.12mi 17.90km.
Train home. A lot of cloud with good sunny spells. Very windy along the shore.
 
Friday 30 October
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys, Itchen Boardwalk, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 7.83mi 12.60km.
Hamble Quay, Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Woolston Road, Grange Road, New Road, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park pier and round the park to the cafe. 5.01mi 8.06km.
A break outside the park cafe. Then to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.18mi 1.90km.
14.02mi 22.56km.
Train home. Damp, misty, drizzly and windy but unusually mild.
 
Coronavirus pandemic
The continuing Covid-19 outbreak means that my walks have to be taken with safety in mind, including restricting the use of public transport and avoiding crowded places. As a result, routes may differ from previous years.
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