The river Itchen Hamble Valley & Eastleigh Heritage Guides is a group of volunteers who organise and offer guided walks across the Hamble Valley and Eastleigh Borough. Have a look at our schedule of walks, pick one you fancy. We'll see you there!

The charge per adult per walk is £2. No unaccompanied children but accompanied children under the age of 16 are free. Please wear/bring appropriate clothing bearing in mind that the weather can change during the course of a walk. Strong footwear is recommended. In the event of adverse weather, for health or safety reasons or other circumstances beyond our control, some walks may be cancelled at short notice. Check this website for updates.

Bustling Bursledon

Sunday 24th September 2017 at 2pm

Another chance to explore the quiet lanes of Old Bursledon and hear how the village involvements were ranged from monks to TV!


Sunday 1st October 2017 at 2pm

A walk around Allbrook and environs. Once the home of the portrait artist Mary Beale, the village has pleasant paths and an interesting history. Hear about the Itchen Navigation, Otterborne Grange, and The Trough scandal.

Fair Oak

Sunday 8th October 2017 at 2pm

This new walk looks at some fascinating facts about Fair Oak's past. Discover who lived at the Big House and what life was like for the ordinary people out here in the country.

Byegone Hamble

Sunday 15th October 2017 at 2pm

Hamble's history through the centuries. A mixture of maritime and local facts bringing the village to life and explain hidden aspects of its role in the past.

North Stoneham Church

Sunday 22nd October 2017 at 2pm

Just to the south west of Eastleigh town lies St. Nicolas Church, the ancient parish church of the previously large North Stoneham parish. On this walk of the church and graveyard hear tales of past people and events linked to the parish. Our Guide will take you to see the interior of the church with its very interesting monuments.

Not Just Cobbett's Botley.

Sunday 29th October 2017 at 2pm

A different look at the village, its history and people, with a hanging donkey and a funeral for a horse that made national TV News.