Walk or Cycle from Warsash to Swanwick along the length of the Hamble river
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D) Start in Warsash near the Rising sun. Walk towards the Hamble Pink ferry pontoon heading north along the shingle footpath (Bunny meadows walk).
(1) Continue past the Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve to your right and the river to your left. The path continues along the edge of the river Hamble and passes through Universal Marina working Boatyard.
(2) After exiting the Marina the path follows the curve of the river until shore road in Swanwick and the path meets the A27 road and the route passes over the Bursledon bridge into Bursledon.(A)
D : mi 0 - alt. -7ft - Warsash
1 : mi 0.79 - alt. 3ft - Nature Reserve
2 : mi 1.64 - alt. 7ft - Marina
A : mi 2.37 - alt. 0ft - Warsash
There are two free council car parks and a public toilet at the starting point.
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