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People and Places
Royal Victoria Country Park
Check opening days, times and prices for the chapel and cafe hours.
     
 
Royal Victoria Railway
Check running days and times.
     
Bell Tent Glamping
Set in the historic grounds of the Royal Victoria Country Park.
     
 
Commonwealth War Graves
The military cemetery in the Royal Victoria Country Park.
     
Friends of Weston Shore
A group to promote and enhance Weston Shore in Southampton.
     
 
Weston Shore Blog
To find out more about Weston Shore
     
Friends of Westwood
A dedicated team of local volunteers who help look after Westwood Local Nature Reserve on the edge of Southampton.
     
 
Netley Abbey
English Heritage site including opening days and times.
     
Hamble Local History Society
With the aim of promoting interest in all aspects of history in Hamble and the surrounding area.
     
 
Hound Local History Society
With the aim of promoting all aspects of history in the villages of Hound, Netley Abbey, Butlocks Heath and Old Netley.
     
Hamble Conservation Volunteers
A group of local enthusiasts committed to preserving the habitat and amenity of Hamble Common for the benefit of the community.
     
   
Local Buses
First Southampton City Red
Route 2 for Southampton, Woolston and Weston. Duncan Close is the nearest stop to Weston Shore (about 0.2 mile). Route 6 for Southampton, Woolston, Netley (nearest for the Royal Victoria Country Park. There is also a path into the park from the Verdon Avenue stop on Hamble Lane) and Hamble.
     
 
First Solent Rangers
X4 and X5 routes include Woolston, Bursledon, Lower Swanwick (The Spinnaker bus stop for Swanwick Shore Road and the river path to Warsash) and Sarisbury plus Warsash (X5 only).
     
Bluestar
Route 17 for Southampton, Woolston and Weston. Duncan Close is the nearest stop to Weston Shore (about 0.2 mile).
     
  Note that the same route numbers may be used by more than one local operator but for completely different routes.
Local Trains
Bursledon Station
Bursledon is the nearest station to Lower Swanwick (about 0.5 mile to Swanwick Shore Road and the river path to Warsash) and the upper reaches of the river Hamble.
     
 
Netley Station
Netley station is ideal for the Royal Victoria Country Park (about 0.6 mile via footpaths and Hound Road, about 1 mile via Station Road, Netley village and Victoria Road). It is the nearest station to Netley Abbey ruins (about 1 mile) and the Netley end of Weston Shore.
     
Hamble Station
About 1.5 miles along Hamble Lane from Hamble Quay. The nearest bus stop is on the platform 2 side of the station. Cross the road for Hamble.
     
 
Woolston Station
Woolston Station is nearest for Weston Shore (about 1 mile). Follow Victoria Road to Woolston Sailing Club.
     
South Western Railway
These stations are served by stopping services on the Southampton-Portsmouth line. Stations are unstaffed.
     
   
Others
Hamble-Warsash Ferry
The famous pink ferry. Check for current operating days and times. Service subject to weather conditions. The path to the ferry on the Warsash side can be slippery. There is a pontoon for access at Hamble Quay at all times and on the Warsash side at high tide only.
     
 
Tide Times - Warsash
My walks include beaches and paths which may be submerged in places such as Hamble Shore and the river Hamble footpath at and after a high tide.
     
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