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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 2021
 
 
This month 16   Walks 232.38   miles 373.98   km  
2021 so far 109   walks 1481.93   miles 2384.94   km  
 
There are more photos from these walks in the photo album.
 
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Walking Diary: October 2020 October 2022    
Photo Album: Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53
Friday 1 October
Hamble Quay
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane and Satchell Lane to Hamble Square. 8.09mi 13.02km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break with a drink, then Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Woolston Road, Grange Road and Victoria Road to the shore in the Royal Victoria Country Park. 4.61mi 7.42km.
Up to the chapel for a drink, then Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.49mi 2.40km.
14.19mi 22.84km.
Train home. After a wet night and morning, a mixture of sunny intervals and heavy cloud, A heavy, blustery shower at Hamble. Breezy later in the afternoon.
 
Wednesday 6 October
Warsash Beach Path
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane and Brook Lane to Warsash clock tower. 9.51mi 15.30km.
From Warsash clock tower via Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve, Warsash beach, river path, diversion (section being repaired) via Newtown Road and Strawberry Field then back to the river path, Shore Road and the footpath to the ferry pontoon. 2.53mi 4.07km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.56mi 4.12km.
A break outside the chapel with a drink, then Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.42mi 2.29km.
16.02mi 25.78km.
Train home. A sunny day and pleasantly warm despite being breezy.
 
Thursday 7 October
Weston Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road, Weston Shore, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane to Hamble Square. 7.66mi 12.33km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break with a drink by the river. From there via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.66mi 4.28km.
A tea break at the chapel, then out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 2.39mi 3.85km.
12.71mi 20.45km.
Train home. An overcast day which had started with fog and drizzle. Became dry with the sun trying to break through from time to time.
 
 
Friday 8 October
River Hamble Path
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, river Hamble footpath, Passage Lane and Shore Road to Warsash clock tower. 9.69mi 15.59km.
From Warsash clock tower via Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve, Warsash beach, river path, diversion (section being repaired) via Newtown Road and Strawberry Field then back to the river path, Shore Road and the footpath to the ferry pontoon. 2.70mi 4.35km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.55mi 4.10km.
A break outside the chapel with a drink, then out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.25mi 2.01km.
16.19mi 26.06km.
Train home. A grey, damp day but very mild. Some sections of path from Lower Swanwick to Warsash flooded.
 
Tuesday 12 October
Hamble Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road and Hamble Lane to Hamble Square. 8.06mi 12.97km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break with a drink by the river. From there via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park to the chapel. 3.05mi 4.91km.
A tea break at the chapel, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.40mi 2.25km.
12.51mi 20.13km.
Train home. A sunny start, calm, clouding over later in the afternoon.
 
Wednesday 13 October
Warsash Beach Path
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane and Brook Lane to Warsash clock tower. 8.87mi 14.27km.
From Warsash clock tower via Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve, Warsash beach, river path, diversion (section being repaired) via Newtown Road, Shore Road, Passage Lane and the footpath to the ferry hard. 2.66mi 4.28km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Hamble Square, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.65mi 4.26km.
A break outside the chapel with a drink, then Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.40mi 2.25km.
15.58mi 25.07km.
Train home. Good sunny spells, calm and mild, cloudy later.
 
 
Thursday 14 October
Hamble Quay
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane and Satchell Lane to Hamble Square. 8.11mi 13.05km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break with a drink by the river. From there via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.66mi 4.28km.
A break at the chapel, then out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 2.35mi 3.78km.
13.12mi 21.11km.
Train home. Some pleasant sunny spells, more cloud than recent days and a chilly breeze.
 
Friday 15 October
Warsash Beach
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, river Hamble footpath, Passage Lane and Shore Road to Warsash clock tower. 9.75mi 15.69km.
From Warsash clock tower via Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve, Warsash beach, river path, Shore Road and the footpath to the ferry pontoon. 2.21mi 3.56km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.50mi 4.02km.
A break outside the chapel with a drink, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.38mi 2.22km.
15.84mi 25.49km.
Train home. Mostly cloudy, some sun towards the end.
 
Tuesday 19 October
Warsash Beach
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane and Brook Lane to Warsash clock tower. 8.87mi 14.27km.
From Warsash clock tower via Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, Hook with Warsash Local Nature Reserve, Warsash beach, river path, Shore Road and the footpath to the ferry pontoon. 2.19mi 3.52km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.58mi 4.15km.
A break outside the chapel with a drink, then out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 2.41mi 3.88km.
16.05mi 25.83km.
Train home. A sunny start but quickly clouded over. Very mild, very windy.
 
 
Thursday 21 October
Warsash Ferry Pontoon
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road (Sarisbury, Park Gate), Southampton Road, Southampton Hill (Titchfield), High Street. 10.34mi 16.64km.
High Street, South Street, Coach Road, Common Lane, Warsash Road, Warsash clock tower, Shore Road, waterfront, footpath to the ferry pontoon. 3.79mi 6.10km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Hamble Square, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.59mi 4.17km.
A break outside the chapel with a drink, then out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.28mi 2.06km.
18.00mi 28.97km.
Train home. Pleasant sunshine all day with a cold wind. Debris in places from last night's storm.
 
Friday 22 October
Hamble Quay
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane and Satchell Lane to Hamble Square. 8.58mi 13.81km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.70mi 4.35km.
Another break, this time outside the chapel, then out to Hound Road and via Woolston Road, Grange Road, Victoria Road, Station Road and St Margarets Road to Netley Station. 3.23mi 5.20km.
14.51mi 23.35km.
Train home. Some sun, mostly cloudy, a chilly breeze.
 
Monday 25 October
Hamble Quay
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane and Satchell Lane to Hamble Square. 8.52mi 13.71km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.51mi 4.04km.
A break outside the chapel then out to Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley Station. 1.42mi 2.29km.
12.45mi 20.04km.
Train home. A little rain near the beginning of this walk followed by a long sunny spell at Hamble Quay, Hamble Shore and the country park. Very mild
 
 
Tuesday 26 October
Warsash Beach and Hamble Point
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane, Brook Lane, Warsash clock tower. 8.82mi 14.19km.
From Warsash clock tower via Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve, Warsash beach, river path, Shore Road and the footpath to the ferry pontoon. 2.31mi 3.72km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.57mi 4.14km.
A break outside the chapel then out to Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley Station. 1.44mi 2.32km.
15.14mi 24.37km.
Train home. Mostly cloudy, windy but mild.
 
Wednesday 27 October
Hamble Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road, Weston Shore, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane to Hamble Square. 7.76mi 12.49km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break with a drink by the river. From there via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. A circuit round the park, ending at the chapel. 3.33mi 5.36km.
A tea break at the chapel, then out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 2.42mi 3.89km.
13.51mi 21.74km.
Train home. Mostly cloudy, a little sun from time to time, some drizzle, mild, very windy.
 
Thursday 28 October
Warsash Beach
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Swanwick Shore Road, Universal Marina, river Hamble footpath, Passage Lane and Shore Road to Warsash clock tower. 9.06mi 14.58km.
From Warsash clock tower via Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve, Warsash beach, river path, Shore Road and the footpath to the ferry pontoon. 2.23mi 3.59km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.35mi 3.78km.
A break outside the chapel with a drink, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.44mi 2.32km.
15.08mi 24.27km.
Train home. A cloudy start with some good sunny spells later. Windy and mild again.
 
 
Friday 29 October
Hamble Shore
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Peartree Avenue, Spring Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane and Satchell Lane to Hamble Square. 7.44mi 11.97km.
From Hamble Square to Hamble Quay for a break with a drink by the river. From there via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park chapel. 2.65mi 4.26km.
A tea break at the chapel, then out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.39mi 2.24km.
11.48mi 18.48km.
Train home. A cloudy start with drizzle at times. A shower at Hamble Quay, then some good sunny spells. Still very windy.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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