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Tern on named green arrowSolent Way

Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton

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. Route details are on Hantsweb website below. The first 7 miles of the Solent Way between Milford-on-Sea and Lymington are described in the book by Leigh Hatts (Countryside Books).

See also E-Routes (E9).


Details:

Waymark: Tern on named green arrow
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Tern on named green arrow
Attributes: Easy
Coastal
Heath
Urban
Start: SZ291918 - Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SU753055 - Emsworth, Hampshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Hantsweb - Solent Way Solent Way - Tim Bertuchi Annierak - Solent Way Jason McDonald's Walking Pages - Solent Way: Emsworth to Milford-on-Sea

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF Solent Way  (Hampshire County Council  - 2005 ) Download
Guidebook Exploring the Bournemouth Coast Path  (Countryside Books  - 2005 )
Guidebook Exploring the Solent Way  (Countryside Books )

Maps:

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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.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 196, 197
OS Landranger Active 196, 197
OS Explorer 3, 8, 22, 29
OS Explorer Active 3, 8, 22, 29

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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Harvest House  (bookable online)
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The Summer House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Other
Glamping The Wight Way  (bookable online)
5 Km
4 Km
B & B Accommodation
Walcot Guest House  (bookable online)
3 Km
34 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
75 Km
B & B Accommodation
Willowbrook Riding Centre  (bookable online)
4 Km
96 Km

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Downloads:

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

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