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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.  
 
March 2021
 
 
This month 12   walks 150.20   miles 241.72   km  
2021 so far 17   walks 208.23   miles 335.11   km  
 
There are more photos from these walks in the photo album.
 
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Walking Diary: March 2020   March 2022
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Monday 1 March
Lakeside Country Park
From home to St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge) then the Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, Bitterne, West End Road, Church Hill, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Wide Lane, Lakeside Country Park, Stoneham Lane, High Road (Swaythling), Portswood Road and home.
11.84mi 19.05km.
Sunny and mild.
Routes continue to be limited by government restrictions and my own precautions. The latter include a 3 mile limit around my home which I hope to raise to 5 miles shortly.
 
Tuesday 2 March
Itchen Village (Woolston)
From home via Portswood Road, Woodmill Lane, Wessex Lane, Mansbridge, Gaters Hill, Townhill Way, West End Road, Bitterne, Peartree Avenue, Bridge Road, Oakbank Road and Hazel Road to the site of the village of Itchen Ferry where I took this photo. Back along Hazel Road and Oakbank Road, over Itchen Bridge, Chapel, Northam, under Northam Bridge, along the Itchen footpath and boardwalk to the Horseshoe Bridge, St Denys and home.
9.34mi 15.03km.
Started chilly and misty. Hazy sunshine later, quite pleasant for walking..
 
Friday 5 March
The view from Town Quay
From home via Portswood, Highfield Lane, The Avenue, Southampton Common, Hill Lane, Central Station bridge, Southern Road, West Quay Road, Mayflower Park, Town Quay, Platform Road, Canute Road, Royal Crescent Road, Saltmarsh Road, Itchen Bridge, Defender Road, Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, West End Road, Mousehole Lane, Cobden Avenue, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge then St Denys Road and home.
10.38mi 16.70km.
Sunny spells and a cold wind.
 
 
Monday 8 March
Houndwell Park, Southampton
From home to Portswood, Highfield Lane, Highfield Road, The Avenue, London Road, Cumberland Place, Watts Park, Andrews Park, Palmerston Park, Houndwell Park, Queensway, Briton Street, Queen's Terrace, Canute Road, Royal Crescent Road, Saltmarsh Road, Itchen Bridge, Defender Road, Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, West End Road, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Wessex Lane, Woodmill Lane, Portswood Road and home.
11.13mi 17.91km.
Long sunny spells, mild after a cold morning.
 
Tuesday 9 March
Miller's Pond Local Nature Reserve
From home to St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge) then the Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Northam, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Spring Road, Miller's Pond, Spring Road, Deacon Road, Upper Deacon Road, Thornhill Park Road, Moorhill Gardens and footpath, Moorhill Road, Church Hill, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Wessex Lane, Woodmill Lane, Portswood Road and home.
11.21mi 18.04km.
Sunny and mild.
 
Monday 15 March
Weston Shore
Home, St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Boardwalk, footpath, Radcliffe Road (footpath to Northam Bridge closed), Union Road, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road, Weston Shore, Weston Parade, footpath, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park, round the park, Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Pound Road, Portsmouth Road, Manor Roa South, footpath, Poole Road, Peartree Avenue, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Cobbett Road, Bullar Road, Cobden Avenue, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road, Home.
13.92mi 22.40km.
Sunny spells and windy.
My personal travel limit is now 5 miles from home, starting today.
 
 
Wednesday 17 March
Hound Parish Church
From home to St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Avenue, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Royal Victoria Country Park, round the park, Victoria Road, Weston Parade, Weston Shore, Victoria Road, Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Macnaghten Road, Harcourt Road, Whitworth Crescent, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road and home.
14.71mi 23.67km.
Mostly cloudy with a cold breeze.
 
Friday 19 March
Bursledon Windmill
From home to St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Avenue, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Providence Hill, Windmill Lane, Bursledon Windmill, Windmill Lane, Windhover Roundabout, Bursledon Road, West End Road, Kanes Hill, Thornhill Park Road, Moorhill Gardens, footpath, Moorhill Road, Church Hill, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Wessex Lane, Woodmill Lane, Portswood Road and home.
13.97mi 22.48km.
A cold wind but plenty of sunshine.
 
Monday 22 March
Netley Abbey Ruins
From home to St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Avenue, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road (Woolston), Weston Shore, Weston Parade, footpath, Netley shore, Netley Cricket Ground, Victoria Road (Netley), Royal Victoria Country Park (pier), across the park, Hound Road, Woolston Road, Grange Road, Portsmouth Road, Spring Road, Peartree Avenue, Lances Hill, Macnaughten Road, Whitworth Road, Whitworth Crescent, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road and home.
14.03mi 22.58km.
Sunny with a light breeze.
 
 
Tuesday 23 March
River Itchen at Mansbridge
From home to St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Boardwalk, footpath, Radcliffe Road (footpath to Northam Bridge closed), Union Road, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Defender Road, Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, West End Road, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Wessex Lane, Woodmill Lane, Portswood Road and home.
9.18mi 14.77km.
Started cloudy, sunny later, a cold wind.
 
Monday 29 March
Hamble Quay
Home, St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen Boardwalk, River Path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park, Victoria Road, footpath, Weston Parade, Weston Lane, Archery Road, Weston Grove Road, Victoria Road, Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, Lances Hill, Macnaghten Road, Whitworth Road, Whitworth Crescent, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road, home.
16.79mi 27.02km.
Sunny after a cloudy start. Breezy on the shore.
Personal Covid Precautions - travel limit raised to 7 miles from home from today.
 
Wednesday 31 March
Mayfield Park, Southampton.
Home, St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen Boardwalk, River Path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road, Shoreburs Greenway, Wrights Hill, Mayfield Park, Upper Weston Lane, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, West End Road, Kanes Hill, Moorhill Gardens, Moorhill Road, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Wessex Lane, Woodmill Lane, Portswood Road, home.
13.70mi 22.05km.
Cloudy, a few sunny spells, quite pleasant.
 
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