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Tern on named green arrowSolent Way

96 km / 60 miles

Hants, Portsmouth, Soton
The route crosses coastal marshes to Lymington before going inland and past the heaths, woods and villages of the New Forest, Bucklers Hard and Beaulieu to reach Hythe on the Test Estuary. The ferry is taken to Southampton from where it follows the Solent shoreline, crossing the River Hamble to reach Portsmouth via the Gosport ferry. It continues along the historic waterfront of Portsmouth and Southsea and passes the coastal marshes and quays around Langstone Harbour.

Between Broadmarsh and Portsmouth if forms part of the E9 E-Route. See E-Routes (E9). Route details are on website below. The first 7 miles of the Solent Way between Milford-on-Sea and Lymington are described in the book by Leigh Hatts (Copuntryside Books).

See also E-Routes (E9).


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Tern on named green arrow
Waymark
Tern on named green arrow
Attributes
Coastal; Heath; Urban
Start
SZ291918 - Milford-on-Sea, Hants
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Finish
SU753055 - Emsworth, Hants
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet
Solent Way (Hampshire County Council)
Paperback
Exploring the Bournemouth Coast Path (Countryside Books - 2005)
Paperback
Exploring the Solent Way (Countryside Books)
Leaflet - External PDF
Diversion on Solent Way near Gosport - PDF (Hampshire County Council)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Let's Go Walking! Ltd)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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B & B Accommodation
Harvest House  (bookable online)
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Self-catering
The Summer House  (bookable online)
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Hotels
Marine House  (bookable online)
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B & B Accommodation
Sentry Mead  (bookable online)
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2 Km
Hotels
Passford House Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
12 Km
B & B Accommodation
Walcot Guest House  (bookable online)
3 Km
34 Km
Hotels
5 Km
42 Km
B & B Accommodation
Willowbrook Riding Centre  (bookable online)
4 Km
96 Km

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Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
MemoryMap Route file
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

100.7 Km (62.6 miles)
483 m (1,585 ft) ascent
43 m (141 ft)  maximum height