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Walking holiday on Solent Way with Let's Go Walking

Walking Holiday on the
Solent Way
From Milford-on-Sea to Emsworth Harbour
via Beaulieu and The Solent

Walking holiday on Solent Way, part of the England Coast Path, with Let's Go Walking
Walking holiday on the Solent Way in Hampshire

Suggested Tour Duration:
6 nights, 5 days walking
Total Distance:
60 miles
Min/max daily distance:
9/15 miles
Average Daily distance:
12 miles

Naval history

This Hampshire self-guided walking holiday is a great introduction to The Solent and the New Forest. The Solent Way passes through some of Hampshire's most spectacular landscapes full of wildlife and heritage. Online booking available
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Day 1: Arrive at Milford-on-Sea
To start your Hampshire walking holiday you make your own way to Milford-on-Sea. We can assist with coach or train transfers if necessary. Car parking is available for the duration of your self-guided coastal walking holiday.
Milford-on-Sea on self-guided walking holiday on Solent Way in Hampshire
Lymington on self-guided walking holiday on Solent Way in Hampshire Day 2: Milford-on-Sea to Lymington    9 miles    easy
Leaving Milford-on-Sea you wander along the 1½ mile shingle spit to Hurst Castle and its fine views of the big ships entering the Solent. You pass through a coastal nature reserve and on to Lymington. There is plenty of time to enjoy the pubs and shops along the way.
Day 3: Lymington to Bucklers Hard or Beaulieu    8/10 miles   easy
As the path leaves Lymington it crosses the Lymington River and heads inland to the New Forest . The trail now enters Buckler's Hard with its famous 18th century village and Maritime Museum. On to Beaulieu with its Abbey and National Motor Museum. Lots to see and plenty of time.
Beaulieu Abbey on self-guided walking holiday on Solent Way in Hampshire
River Hamble on self-guided walking holiday on Solent Way in Hampshire Day 4: Bucklers Hard or Beaulieu to Netley or Hamble    9/11/13 miles   easy
Heading out of Beaulieu the path climbs up onto Beaulieu Heath, then down into Hythe. Take the ferry across Southampton Water. The trail passes along the waterfront at Southampton with plenty of places to visit.
Day 5: Netley or Hamble to Gosport    13/15 miles   easy
On to the River Hamble famous for its yachts and fine views. A splendid walk along the east side of Southampton Water with lots of opportunities for bird watching at the Hook-with-Warsach Nature Reserve and the Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve. As you reach Gosport you are aware of the legacy of navel history.
Kingfisher at Titchfield Haven on self-guided walking holiday on Solent Way in Hampshire
Emsworth on self-guided walking holiday on Solent Way in Hampshire Day 6: Gosport to Emsworth    15 miles   easy
Take the ferry across the Portsmouth Harbour and perhaps visit the historic Dockyard and HMS Victory. The trail follows the waters edge full of wildlife, fine old waterside villages and old pubs to Emsworth.

The location of overnight stops depends on availabilty of accommodation.

Day 7: Depart after breakfast
Depart after breakfast or extend your holiday and spend some time in the area.
We can transfer you to your car or station.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.

Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available. A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.

What's included
in your UK walking holiday
on the Solent Way

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
on the Solent Way

  • upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks

Solent Way 7 day itinerary:
5 day walking and 6 nights accommodation
single occ
solo traveller
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All prices subject to change
Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let's Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.
Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals:
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches:
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.
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How to get there
By Plane to Southampton where we can arrange transfer to Milford-on-Sea
By Car to Milford-on-Sea where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Lymington or New Milton, then on to Milford-on-Sea
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