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Can you walk along the River Hamble?

Can you walk along the River Hamble?

Duration: 1 hr 15 mins – 1 hr 45 mins. Parking: Free parking at River Hamble car park on Passage Lane, Warsash. Accessibility: The route is a fairly bumpy gravel path and features a bridge further along with steps.

Where can I go crabbing in Hamble?

Best results are achieved two hours either side of high water from the quay walls at Warsash and Hamble. If you wish to go crabbing at all states of tide it is recommended that you use the pontoon at the River Hamble Country Park but please ensure you adhere to social distancing requirements.

What bait is best for crabbing?

Crab bait: Crabs are notoriously greedy and have a super sense of smell, so the smellier the bait the better. Firm favourites are raw liver, bacon, sardines, squid and fish heads (if they are a couple of days old then even better!), all of which can be found at local butchers and fishmongers throughout the region.

What animals are in the river Hamble?

It contains a good head of Wild Trout, Grayling, Chub, Roach and Dace and also enjoys an annual run of Sea Trout. The river runs through a mixture of farmland, water meadows and woodland where fish can be found both in the shallow glides and deep pools.

Where to walk the River Hamble from Warsash?

The River Hamble has several stunning walks but one of the best is from Warsash and can include a ride in the famous pink ferry. River Hamble Warsash Walk. Passage Lane, Warsash, Southampton, Hampshire SO31 9FR. There’s three main routes along this path…

Where to walk along the River Hamble in Hampshire?

Enjoy a lovely waterside walk along the River Hamble on this easy walk in southern Hampshire. The walk starts in the village of Warsash at the mouth of the River Hamble. Park at the car park on Shore Road and pick up the public footpath heading north along the river.

Where does the Hamble le Rice walk start?

This walk starts at Hamble Common, explores the pretty village of Hamble-le-Rice, crosses over the river to not so pretty Warsashand then follows the foreshore down to the river mouth. On the way it passes a number of interesting, and some not so interesting places.

How long is the walk from Hamble to Southampton?

This circular six mile walk takes in the gently clinking yachts in Hamble-le-Rice marina, the rootling birdlife on the coastal mudflats and a ride across the water in a pretty pink ferry. Coastal breezes whip your hair as you meander on a pathway close to where the river Hamble meets Southampton Water in the Solent.