This 15-mile figure of eight trail runs through Hamble along the riverbank from Botley to Netley, taking in some of the area’s most beautiful countryside.
The Netley Abbey ruins are also within walking distance from Hamble – once an impressive Cistercian Priory, many arched windows and doorways can still be seen in the surviving stone walls.
The Solent Way
Walk sections of this 60-mile coastal route from the seaside town of Milford-on-Sea to Emsworth Harbour, passing through the Hamble Valley.
Curbridge Nature Reserve
The National Trust’s Curbridge Nature Reserve is a stunning ancient woodland that runs alongside the Hamble River. Loved by the local community, the woodland is home to a ‘fairy tree’, decorated with tokens from visitors, and strewn with bluebells in the spring.
Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve, Holly Hill Woodland Park, and Bunney Meadows
A delightful walk along the east bank of the River Hamble with stunning views of the marinas on the western side.
Hamble Rail Trail
This easy 4.5-mile walk runs along a disused railway track built towards the end of WWI to transport aircraft from Manchester to Hamble. The trail links Hamble Common, Royal Victoria Country Park, the Solent Way and the Strawberry Trail.