The river Itchen Hamble Valley & Eastleigh Heritage guides are a group of volunteers who run guided walks across the Hamble Valley. Have a look at our schedule of walks, pick one you fancy. We'll see you there!

Date & TimeWalk
2pm Sunday 26th October 2014


One time the home of William Cobbett renowned author of "Rural Rides ", who proclaimed the village as delightful--who are we to argue!

2pm Sunday 2nd November 2014

Autumn Walk-Netley Shore and West Wood

A new autumnal country walk will take in part of the Solent Way waterfront path, then into the Tickleford Gully and West Wood copses before ascending the hillock restored tip site for views of surrounding area. Suitable footwear for unmade path walking required.

10:30am Sunday 7th December 2014

River Hamble circular walk

A pre-xmas circular walk from Bursledon to Hamble, across the river on the ferry then return along the east side of River Hamble from Warsash to Swanwick .Take a packed lunch for open air eating break at some point.

  • Walking time: 3½ hours
  • Location: Bursledon station car park
  • Price: £2
2pm Sunday 4th January 2015

South Winchester--Hockley Viaduct and Itchen Way

Start the new year with a pleasant walk along the popular restored railway viaduct then the Itchen Way, passing St.Catherines Hill by Winchester outskirts, then return along waterside paths.

  • Walking time: 2 hours
  • Location: South Winchester free park and ride car park, off M3 at Hockley
  • Price: £2
2pm Sunday 1st February 2015

Boorley Green Borders

A new longer country ramble exploring rural paths and lanes around the Boorley Green borders adjacent to areas proposed for new housing .Wear suitable clothing and footwear for cross country walking ,a few stiles along the way.

  • Walking time: 2 hours
  • Location: Hedge End railway station car park, Stroudley Way, Hedge End
  • Price: £2
10:30am Sunday 1st March 2015

Early Spring Walk Botley-Durley area

Shake off those winter blues with an early spring mystery tour walk from Botley to Durley Mill. Wear suitable footwear and clothes for travel over unmade paths. Take a packed lunch to eat at break stop along the way.

  • Walking time: 3½ hours
  • Location: Mortimer rRoad car park, Botley
  • Price: £2