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68b – Hythe to Fawley

The Coastal Path from Hythe is not very….coastal.  There is a lot of road.  Miles and miles of it in fact. No, really.  Miles of it.  And miles. We walked over 10 miles of the flat grey stuff on this … Continue reading

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68a – Hythe Part II

What is the best way to start a day’s walking?  Not, perhaps, the two hour drive down to the coast!  But I find I need that two hour drive, because at the end it makes it all the better when … Continue reading

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67f – Hythe Part I

Britain’s piers generally have quite a bad time of it.  Some are burnt down (accidentally or otherwise).  Some are blown down (or indeed blown up).  And those that aren’t blown down are sometimes mown down, by ships that found themselves … Continue reading

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67e – Itchen to Hythe

I never knew Southampton had town walls.  I suppose it’s obvious when you think about it, but I never did think about it. A lot of the town walls still exist today, something else I didn’t realise because I never … Continue reading

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39 – Hythe to Littlestone

Our last walk was stopped short at the boundary of Hythe Ranges, due to live firing.  When there is no live firing it is possible to walk along the shoreline, in front of the ranges.  However, the ranges are intensively used, often seven … Continue reading

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38d – Sandgate to Hythe

The journey between Sandgate and Hythe is pleasant enough but uneventful, to say the least.  With a shingle beach to the left, and open land with a golf course to the right, the red tarmac promenade cuts straight through the middle.  There … Continue reading

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