Walking - Diary - April 2021
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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.  
 
April 2021
 
 
This month 11   walks 169.41   miles 272.64   km  
2021 so far 28   walks 377.64   miles 607.75   km  
 
There are more photos from these walks in the photo album.
 
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Walking Diary: April 2020 April 2022
Photo Album: Page 42 Page 43
Thursday 1 April
Hamble Shore
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, Coach Road, Westfield Common, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park shore. 8.46mi 13.62km.
Royal Victoria Country Park shore, Victoria Road, Weston Shore, Victoria Road, Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, Lances Hill, Machaghten Road, Whitworth Road, Whitworth Crescent, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road, home. 6.38mi 10.27km.
14.84mi 23.88km.
Hazy sunshine, nice where sheltered from the cold wind.
Personal Covid Precautions currently limit travel to within 7 miles of home.
 
Sunday 4 April
Lakeside Country Park
Home, St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, 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, West End Road, Kanes Hill, Moorhill Gardens, Moorhill Road, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Wide Lane, Lakeside Country Park. 12.64mi 20.34km.
Round Lakeside Country Park. 1.00mi 1.61km.
Lakeside Country Park, Stoneham Lane, High Road, Portswood Road, Home. 2.20mi 3.54km.
15.84mi 25.49km.
Blue skies, bright sunshine, a chilly breeze.
 
Tuesday 13 April
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and 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. 8.20mi 13.20km.
Hamble Quay, Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Hamble recreation ground, Royal Victoria Country Park, down to the shore, out to Victoria Road (Netley), Weston Parade, Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, Lances Hill, Macnaghten Road, Whitworth Road, Whitworth Crescent, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road and home. 7.96mi 12.81km.
15.84mi 25.49km.
Started in sunshine, cloudy by midday. A brief shower. A cold wind.
 
 
Wednesday 14 April
Hamble Shore
Home, St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Lances Hill, Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square. 7.50mi 12.07km.
Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park. 1.50mi 2.41km.
Royal Victoria Country Park, Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Weston Parade, Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Itchen Bridge, Albert Road North, Marine Parade, Belvedere Road, Millbank Street, Princes Street, under Northam Bridge, river path, Itchen boardwalk, Horseshoe Bridge, St Denys, Home. 6.41mi 10.32km.
15.41mi 24.80km.
Cloudy, some light rain, not as cold as yesterday.
 
Thursday 15 April
Royal Victoria Country Park
From home to St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and 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 and along the Hamble rec footpath into the Royal Victoria Country Park.
Round the country park then out to Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, Lances Hill, Macnaghten Road, Whitworth Road, Whitworth Crescent, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road and home.
14.35mi 23.09km.
A lot of cloud with some good sunny spells. Dry, a cold wind.
 
Monday 19 April
Hamble Quay
From home to St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and 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 and Hamble Quay. 8.26mi 13.29km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park (shore). 2.39mi 3.85km.
Royal Victoria Country Park, Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Weston Parade, Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Peartree Avenue, Lances Hill, Macnaghten Road, Whitworth Road, Whitworth Crescent, Bitterne Park Triangle, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road, home. 6.33mi 10.19km.
16.98mi 27.33km.
Sunny and feeling warmer.
 
 
Tuesday 20 April
Hamble Common
Home, Portswood Road, Woodmill Lane, Wessex Lane, Mansbridge Road, Swaythling Road, Church Hill, Moorhill Road, footpath, Moorhill Gardens, Kanes Hill, West End Road, Windhover Roundabout, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 9.02mi 14.52km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, Hamble Common, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park. 2.32mi 3.73km.
Royal Victoria Country Park, Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Weston Parade, Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Itchen Bridge, Albert Road North, Marine Parade, Belvidere Road, Millbank Street, Princes Street, under Northam Bridge, river path, Itchen boardwalk, Horseshoe Bridge, St Denys, Home. 6.42mi 10.33km.
17.76mi 28.58km.
Sunny and warm with a light breeze.
 
Friday 23 April
Hamble Shore (Westfield Common)
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Lances Hill, Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park via the bluebell woods to the visitor centre and a break. 8.92mi 14.36km.
Out to Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Weston Shore, Weston Lane, Archery Road, Weston Grove Road, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Itchen Bridge, Albert Road North, Marine Parade, Belvidere Road, Millbank Street, Princes Street, under Northam Bridge, river path, Itchen boardwalk, Horseshoe Bridge, St Denys, home. 6.28mi 10.11km.
15.20mi 24.46km.
A sunny day and warm where out of the gusty wind.
 
Tuesday 27 April
Hamble Point
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Lances Hill, Peartree Avenue, Bridge Road, Radstock Road, Manor Road South, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square. 8.02mi 12.91km.
Hamble Square, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park, round the park and a break for a drink. 2.86mi 4.60km.
Out to Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Itchen Bridge, Albert Road North, Marine Parade, Belvidere Road, Millbank Street, Princes Street, under Northam Bridge, river path, Itchen boardwalk, Horseshoe Bridge, St Denys, home. 6.34mi 10.20km.
17.22mi 27.71km.
Sunny with some high cloud and a light breeze. A lovely spring day.
 
Thursday 29 April
Hamble Quay
Home, St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Riverside Park, Mansbridge Road, Swaythling Road, Church Hill, Moorhill Road, footpath, Moorhill Gardens, Kanes Hill, West End Road, Windhover Roundabout, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane, Hamble Square, Hamble Quay. 9.24mi 14.87km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park, round the park. 2.87mi 4.62km.
Royal Victoria Country Park, Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Weston Parade, Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Itchen Bridge, Albert Road North, Marine Parade, Belvidere Road, Millbank Street, Princes Street, under Northam Bridge, river path, Itchen boardwalk, Horseshoe Bridge, St Denys, Home. 6.23mi 10.03km.
18.34mi 29.52km.
Sometimes heavy cloud with a few spots of rain, sometimes sunny. A chilly breeze.
 
Friday 30 April
Weston Shore (Weston Sailing Club).
Home, St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvedere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road (Woolston), Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Royal Victoria Country Park, round the park, Hound Road, footpath and The Badgers, Netley station.
7.31mi 11.76km. Train home.
Started in sunshine but quickly clouded over. Hail shower while walking along Victoria Road in Woolston. Briefly dry then steady rain and a strong, cold wind. Sheltered for a while at Weston Sailing Club and again at the cricket pavilion in the country park.
     
 
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