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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 2021
 
 
This month 12   walks 143.29   miles 230.60   km  
2021 so far 40   walks 520.93   miles 838.36   km  
 
There are more photos from these walks in the photo album.
 
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Walking Diary: May 2020 May 2022
Photo Album: Page 43 Page 44
Wednesday 5 May
Hamble Quay
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, Hamble Quay. 8.13mi 13.08km.
Hamble Quay, Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Ensign Way, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park. 2.01mi 3.23km.
Round the park, out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.52mi 2.45km.
11.66mi 18.76km.
Train home. A mixture of sunshine and showers, thundery with hail.
 
Friday 7 May
Hamble Quay

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, Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 7.64mi 12.30km.

Hamble Quay, Green Lane, Hamble Common, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park, round the park. 2.93mi 4.72km.
Out to Victoria Road, Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Woolston), Bridge Road, Itchen Bridge, Albert Road North, Marine Parade, Belvidere Road, Millbank Street, Princes Street, under Northam Bridge, along the river path and boardwalk to Horseshoe Bridge and home via St Denys Road. 6.31mi 10.15km.
16.88mi 27.17km.
Good sunny spells but a cold wind, strong along the shore and crossing Itchen Bridge.
 
Tuesday 11 May
Hamble Quay
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, Hamble Quay. 8.13mi 13.08km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common and footpath to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Round the park to the visitor centre. 2.07mi 3.33km.
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.21mi 1.95km.
11.41mi 18.36km.
Train home. Good sunny spells and feeling warmer when out of the wind.
 
 
Wednesday 12 May
Netley Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and footpath, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, the Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane and Hamble Square to Hamble Quay. 7.91mi 12.73km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park. 2.72mi 4.38km.
Out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.21mi 1.95km.
11.84mi 19.05km.
Train home. Sometimes cloudy, lengthy sunny spells, still a chilly wind.
 
Friday 14 May
Hamble Quay
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and footpath, 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. 8.28mi 13.33km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Lane, Ensign Way, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park. 2.14mi 3.44km.
Out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.23mi 1.98km.
11.84mi 19.05km.
Train home. Cloudy but dry and the wind changed direction, becoming much lighter.
 
Monday 17 May
Hamble Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and footpath, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road, Weston Shore, Netley Abbey, the Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Shore, Hamble Point, School Lane footpath, School Lane, Green Lane, Hamble Quay. 8.80mi 14.16km.
Hamble Quay, Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Hamble rec footpath to the Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park to the visitor centre. 1.69mi 2.72km.
Out to Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.18mi 1.90km.
11.67mi 18.78km.
Train home. Good sunny spells and none of the forecast showers..
 
 
My personal Covid precautions are eased from the 17th of May with the limit on distance travelled from home lifted and the Hamble ferry allowed.
Strict controls on indoor spaces, including public transport, remain.
 
Tuesday 18 May
Hound Church
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and footpath, 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. 8.10mi 13.04km.
Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park. 1.91mi 3.07km.
Out to Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road and Netley Station. 2.44mi 3.93km.
12.45mi 20.04km.
Train home. Cloudy at times with long sunny spells. A cold wind.
 
Wednesday 19 May
Royal Victoria Country Park
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, Hamble Square and Hamble Quay.. 7.55mi 12.15km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park.chapel then across the park to the main building. 2.69mi 4.33km.
Out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.31mi 2.11km.
11.55mi 18.59km.
Train home. Sunny intervals, frequent heavy showers, some with hail and thunder.
 
Tuesday 25 May
Hamble Shore - Netley Sailing Club
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bitterne Park Triangle, Bullar Road, Lances Hill, Peartree Avenue, Bridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square and Hamble Quay.. 8.16mi 13.13km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane, Hamble Point car park, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park.chapel then across the park to the main building. 2.78mi 4.47km.
Out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.22mi 1.96km.
12.16mi 19.57km.
Train home. Early sunny intervals, becoming cloudy with a strong, cold wind.
 
 
Thursday 27 May
Warsash Ferry Pontoon
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and footpath, 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, Bridge Road, Barnes Lane, Brook Lane, Shore Road, Warsash Ferry Pontoon. 9.98mi 16.06km.
Hamble Quay, Hamble Square, Hamble Lane, Coach Road, Westfield Common, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park. Across the park. 2.05mi 3.30km.
Out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.21mi 1.95km.
13.24mi 21.31km.
Train home. At last, a warm sunny day after an unusually cold and unusually wet month.
 
Friday 28 May
Weston Shore
From home via St Denys (Horseshoe Bridge), Itchen boardwalk and footpath, under Northam Bridge, Princes Street, Millbank Street, Belvidere Road, Marine Parade, Albert Road North, Itchen Bridge, Bridge Road, Victoria Road (Woolston), Weston Shore, Victoria Road (Netley Abbey), Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane, Hamble Square and Hamble Quay. 7.91mi 12.73km.
Hamble Quay, Green Lane, School Lane and footpath, Hamble Point car park, Hamble Shore, Royal Victoria Country Park.chapel then across the park to the main building. 2.73mi 4.39km.
Out to Victoria Road, Station Road and Netley Station. 1.22mi 1.96km.
11.86mi 19.09km.
Train home. A cloudy start but sunny later. Breezy along the shore.
 
Monday 31 May
Lakeside Country Park
From home via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Riverside Park, Mansbridge, Wide Lane, Lakeside Country Park, round the park, out to Stoneham Lane, High Road (Swaythling), Portswood Road and home.
6.92mi 11.14km.
Warm and sunny, a little high cloud and a gentle breeze.
 
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