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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.  
 
May 2022
 
 
This month 19   walks 266.79   miles 429.36   km  
2022 so far 84   walks 1151.85   miles 1853.72   km  
 
There are more photos from these walks in the photo album.
 
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Walking Diary: May 2021 May 2023    
Photo Album: Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71
Tuesday 3 May
Hamble Shore
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, High Street and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.75mi 14.08km.
A coffee by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.83mi 4.55km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road and the footpath to The Badgers for Netley station. 0.93mi 1.50km.
12.51mi 20.13km.
Train home. Cloudy, a little light rain at the end of the walk. Less windy than recent days so feeling a little warmer.
 
Wednesday 4 May
Warsash Ferry
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, Brook Lane, Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, local nature reserve footpath, beach, river path, Shore Road waterfront and footpath to the ferry pontoon. 11.80mi 18.99km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break by the river then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 3.09mi 4.97km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 1.22mi 1.96km.
16.11mi 25.93km.
Train home. A mixture of warm sunshine, cloud and a cold, brisk wind.
 
Thursday 5 May
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, Brook Lane, Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, local nature reserve footpath, beach, river path, Shore Road waterfront and footpath to the ferry pontoon. 11.08mi 17.83km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 3.02mi 4.86km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road and Hamble Lane to Hamble station. 1.35mi 2.17km.
15.45mi 24.86km.
Train home. Mostly sunny and warm, the sun sometimes blocked by cloud. A light breeze.
 
 
Friday 6 May
River Hamble
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 path, Passage Lane, Shore Road, Warsash Road (shop), Shore Road, Passage Lane and footpath to the ferry pontoon. 10.40mi 16.74km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break with a cold drink by the river then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.96mi 4.76km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 2.48mi 3.99km.
15.84mi 25.49km.
Train home. A warm, sunny day. Breezy on the river.
 
Monday 9 May
River Hamble
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, Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, local nature reserve footpath, beach, river path, Shore Road waterfront and footpath to the ferry hard. 11.01mi 17.72km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break by the river then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 3.25mi 5.23km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road and Hamble Lane to Hamble station. 1.33mi 2.14km.
15.59mi 25.09km.
Train home. Mostly sunny and warm with high cloud. A light breeze.
 
Tuesday 10 May
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, Satchell Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.35mi 13.44km.
A coffee by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 3.00mi 4.83km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 1.20mi 1.93km.
12.55mi 20.20km.
Train home. A cloudy start with good sunny spells from Hamble Quay onwards.
 
 
Thursday 12 May
Hamble Common
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, Satchell Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.41mi 13.53km.
A break with a coffee by the river then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.92mi 4.70km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hamble Lane, Hound Road (towards Netley), Hound Road (towards the country park), footpath and The Badgers to Netley station. 2.53mi 4.07km.
13.86mi 22.31km.
Train home. Cloudy with a few bright intervals. A chilly breeze.
 
Friday 13 May
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, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane, Brook Lane, Shore Road waterfront and footpath to the ferry hard. 10.02mi 16.13km. Ferry to Hamble.
A coffee break by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. 2.76mi 4.44km.
Out to Victoria Road. Stopped for a coffee at Wonderberrys. Then via Chamberlayne Road, New Road and Station Road to Netley station. 1.44mi 2.32km.
14.22mi 22.88km.
Train home. Sunny with some high cloud. Breezy.
 
Monday 16 May
Hamble Quay
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Peartree Avenue, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, High Street and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.12mi 13.07km.
Two showers passed through while I had a coffee by the river. Then via Green Lane, School Lane, Copse Lane, Ensign Way and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.55mi 4.10km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 1.35mi 2.17km.
12.02mi 19.34km.
Train home. Cloudy with a couple of showers. Brightened up later and became breezy.
 
 
Tuesday 17 May
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, Hamble Lane, Lowford Hill, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane, Brook Lane, Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, local nature reserve footpath, beach, river path, Shore Road waterfront and footpath to the ferry pontoon. 11.85mi 19.07km. 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. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.62mi 4.22km.
Out to Hound Road, Hamble Lane and Hamble station. 1.33mi 2.14km.
15.80mi 25.43km.
Train home. Sunny with high cloud and a strengthening breeze.
 
Wednesday 18 May
Hamble Common
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, Weston Parade, Abbey Hill footpath, Conker Field, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, High Street and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.05mi 12.96km.
A break with a coffee by the river then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.84mi 4.57km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then Hound Road, footpath and The Badgers to Netley station. 0.56mi 0.90km.
11.45mi 18.43km.
Train home. Bright with high cloud. Breezy.
 
Thursday 19 May
Warsash
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, Brook Lane, Newtown Road, Strawberry Field for a drink break then the footpath to Shore Road waterfront and the ferry pontoon. 10.27mi 16.53km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe. 2.69mi 4.33km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hamble Lane to Hamble station. 1.29mi 2.08km.
14.25mi 22.93km.
Train home. Sunny with some high cloud. Breezy.
 
 
Friday 20 May
Hamble Point
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, Satchell Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.76mi 14.10km.
A coffee break by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.93mi 4.72km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble station, the Rail Trail footpath to Hound Road and the footpath to The Badgers for Netley station. 2.11mi 3.40km.
13.80mi 22.21km.
Train home. A cloudy start with drizzle but dry from midday and becoming progressively brighter.
 
Monday 23 May
River Hamble from the ferry
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, Brook Lane, Shore Road, waterfront and footpath to the ferry hard. 10.21mi 16.43km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane, Copse Lane, Hamble Lane, Ensign Way and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park to the cafe. 2.57mi 4.14km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then via Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 1.23mi 1.98km.
14.01mi 22.55km.
Train home. Mostly cloudy, a few sunny spells and a late shower.
 
Tuesday 24 May
Hamble Common
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, Satchell Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.74mi 14.07km.
A long break by the river then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the cafe. 2.80mi 4.51km.
A break outside the cafe then via Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 2.50mi 4.02km.
14.04mi 22.60km.
Train home. A sunny day with some big clouds developing. Showers seen in the distance but staying dry for the walk.
 
 
Thursday 26 May
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, High Street and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.35mi 13.44km.
A break with a coffee by the river then 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 cafe. 2.75mi 4.43km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 1.21mi 1.95km.
12.31mi 19.81km.
Train home. Cloudy with a chilly breeze. Sunny on arrival at the country park.
 
Friday 27 May
Shore Road, Warsash
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, Brook Lane, Newtown Road, Hook Park Road, local nature reserve footpath, beach, river path, Shore Road waterfront and footpath to the ferry hard. 11.74mi 18.89km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break for a drink by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park, through the woods to the cafe. 3.00mi 4.83km.
A cup of tea in the shade outside the cafe then via Hamble Lane to Hamble station. 1.31mi 2.11km.
16.05mi 25.83km.
Train home. Blue skies, warm sunshine, becoming more breezy later.
 
Sunday 29 May
Hamble Shore, Netley Sailing Club
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, High Street and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.43mi 13.57km.
A break with a coffee by the river then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. 2.18mi 3.51km.
Out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road, Victoria Road and the country park cafe. A cup of tea outside the cafe then Hound Road and the Rail Trail footpath to Hamble station. 4.29mi 6.90km.
14.90mi 23.98km.
Train home. Quite cloudy at times but some good sunny spells. Rain seen on the Hythe side of Southampton Water but dry for the whole walk.
 
 
Monday 30 May
Weston Parade
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, Weston Parade, Abbey Hill footpath, Conker Field footpath, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, High Street and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.00mi 12.87km.
A break for coffee by the river then via Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the cafe. 2.67mi 4.303km.
A cup of tea outside the cafe then Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 1.36mi 2.19km.
12.03mi 19.36km.
Train home. Cloudy and cool. A gusty wind and heavy showers.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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