Walking - Diary - July 2024
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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.
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Monday 1 July
Photo: Hamble Quay
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Botley Road, Bursledon Road, Kestrel Park and footpaths, Le Marechal Avenue, Bower's Drive, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 9.14mi 14.71km.
A break at Hamble Quay, then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane, Hamble Common and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the café for another break. From there to Hamble station via Hound Road, The Orchard, Hamble Rail Trail and Hamble Lane. 3.91mi 6.29km. Train home.
13.05mi 21.00km.
Cool and mostly cloudy.
 
Tuesday 2 July
Warsash Ferry Hard
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Bitterne shopping precinct, Bursledon Road, Le Marechal Avenue, Bower's Drive, Hamble Lane, Jurd Way, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane, Brook Lane, Newtown Road, Strawberry Field and footpath to Shore Road waterfont. A break here then via the footpath to the ferry hard. 8.82mi 14.19km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break at Hamble Quay, 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 café for another break. From there via Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley station. 4.09mi 6.58km. Train home.
A cloudy start with a chilly breeze. Sunny intervals later.
 
 
Wednesday 3 July
Photo: Hamble Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Botley Road, Bursledon Road, Kestrel Park and footpaths, Le Marechal Avenue, Bower's Drive, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 9.18mi 14.77km.
A break at Hamble Quay, then via Green Lane, School Lane, Copse Lane, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common and the footpath to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the café for another break. From there to Netley station via Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road. 3.62mi 5.83km. Train home.
12.80mi 20.60km.
A cool and cloudy start. Some good sunny spells later. Breezy with a few spots of rain at times.
 
 
Thursday 4 July
Photo: River Hamble
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road (Lances Hill), Bitterne shopping precinct, Bursledon Road, Le Marechal Avenue, Bower's Drive, Hamble Lane, Jurd Way, Portsmouth Road, Oak Hill, Bridge Road, Swanwick Shore Road, river path, marina, river path, footpath, Passage Lane and Shore Road to Shore Road waterfront. A break there, then back along the footpath to the ferry pontoon. 8.75mi 14.08km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break at Hamble Quay then Hamble Square, High Street, Hamble Lane, Ensign Way and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the café for another break. From there to Hamble station via Hound Road, The Orchard, Hamble Rail Trail and Hamble Lane. 3.76mi 6.05km. Train home.
12.51mi 20.13km.
Another cloudy start but becoming sunny. Very windy, particularly along the river Hamble.
 
Saturday 6 July
Photo: Warsash
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, 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, footpath, Strawberry Field, Newtown Road, Warsash Road Co-op, Shore Road, Passage Lane and footpath to the ferry pontoon. 10.90mi 17.54km.
A break at Hamble Quay before heading to the Royal Victoria Country Park via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane, Hamble Common, Hamble Shore, Hamble Common, Copse Lane, Hamble Lane and the footpath between the football ground and the recreation ground. Round the park and through the woods to the café for another break. From there to Hamble station via Hound Road, The Orchard, Hamble Rail Trail and Hamble Lane. 3.96mi 6.37km. Train home.
14.86mi 23.91km.
A mixture of sunshine and clouds with a few brief spells of light rain. Windy again.
 
Wednesday 10 July
Photo: Hamble Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, 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. 8.43mi 13.57km.
A drink at Hamble Quay then via Green Lane, Donkey Derby Field, Hamble Common, School Lane, Copse Lane, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park and through the woods to the café for another drink. From there to Hamble station via Hound Road, The Orchard, Hamble Rail Trail and Hamble Lane. 4.11mi 6.61km. Train home.
12.54mi 20.18km.
Sunny with well broken cloud. A welcome change after a wet day yesterday. Windy.
 
 
Thursday 11 July
Photo: River Hamble
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, 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, river path, marina, river path and footpath to Shore Road waterfront. A break with a drink then via the footpath, Strawberry Field, Newtown Road, Warsash Road Co-op, Shore Road, Passage Lane and the footpath to the ferry hard. 10.64mi 17.12km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break at Hamble Quay then Hamble Square, High Street, Hamble Lane, Ensign Way and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. A break by the shore then round the park and through the woods to the café for another break. From there to Hamble station via Hound Road, The Orchard and Hamble Rail Trail. 3.11mi 5.01km. Train home.
13.75mi 22.13km.
Warm and sunny with variable cloud. Breezy.
 
Friday 12 July
Photo: Hamble Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, river path, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Botley Road, Bursledon Road, Kestrel Park and footpaths, Le Marechal Avenue, Bower's Drive, Hamble Lane, Satchell Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 9.24mi 14.87km.
A break at Hamble Quay then Green Lane, School Lane, Copse Lane, Hamble Lane, Ensign Way and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. A break by the shore then round the park and through the woods to the café for another break. From there to Hamble station via Hound Road, The Orchard, Hamble Rail Trail and Hamble Lane. 3.76mi 6.05km. Train home.
13.00mi 20.92km.
Cloudy with some bright spells. A cool breeze.
 
Sunday 14 July
Photo: Warsash, Shore Road
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, 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 and Bridge Road to Sarisbury Green. A short break with a drink then Barnes Lane, Brook Lane, Newtown Road, Strawberry Field and the footpath to Shore Road. Another break by the waterfront before walking to the ferry hard. 10.23mi 16.46km. Ferry to Hamble.
A break by the river in 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. Round the park, through the woods and a brief stop at the bus rally before heading to the café for a drink, sitting outside. 2.92mi 4.70km.
Home from the country park via Hound Road, Hamble Lane, Bower's Drive, Le Marechal Avenue, Bursledon Road, West End Road, Kanes Hill, Thornhill Park Road, footpath alongside Moorhill Crescent, Moorhill Road, Church Hill, Swaythling Road, Mansbridge Road, Riverside Park, Cobden Bridge and St Denys Road. 8.56mi 13.78km.
21.71mi 34.94km.
A cloudy start, becoming sunny.
 
 
Tuesday 16 July
Photo: Weston Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, 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, footpath, Conker Field, Victoria Road, Station Road Co-op, Victoria Road, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, High Street and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 8.15mi 13.12km.
A coffee break at Hamble Quay then via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane footpath, Hamble Point car park and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the café for a cup of tea, sitting outside. From there to Hamble station via Hound Road, The Orchard, Hamble Rail Trail paths and Hamble Lane. 3.76mi 6.05km. Train home.
11.86mi 19.09km.
Rain before setting out and mostly cloudy for the walk. Sunshine towards the end. Breezy.
 
Wednesday 17 July
Photo: River Hamble
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk, 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, river path, marina, river path and footpath to Shore Road waterfront. A break with a drink then via the footpath, Strawberry Field, Newtown Road, Warsash Road Co-op, Shore Road, Passage Lane and the footpath to the ferry hard. 10.67mi 17.17km. Ferry to Hamble.
From Hamble Quay via Green Lane, Hamble Common, School Lane, Hamble Common and Hamble Shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park. A break by the shore then round the park and through the woods to the café for another break. From there to Netley station via Hound Road and the footpath to The Badgers. 3.28mi 5.28km. Train home.
13.95mi 22.45km.
Good spells of sunshine with well broken cloud. Feeling warmer.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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