GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Brockenhurst to Lymington Walk

14 miles (22.5 km)

Follow public footpaths and country lanes from the New Forest to the coast. The route heads through some nice woodland around Brockenhurst before passing through attractive farmland on your way to the coast. Here you follow a lovely coastal path around Keyhaven Marshes into Lymington town centre.
The walk starts in Brockenhurst, near the train station. You then follow country lanes and bridleways south east through Brockenhurst Park and Roydon Woods to Setley Common. Public footpaths then take you past Battramsley to Shirly Holms Farm.
The route continues south through Upper Pennington before following Avon Water to the beautiful Keyhaven Marshes. Here you pick up a coastal section along the Solent Way on the sea wall. This section has great views of the Isle of Wight and lots of wildlife to look out for in the marshes. After a few miles the trail comes into Lymington, passing along the pretty harbour before finishing at the train station where you can catch a train back to Brockenhurst.
In Lymington you also have the option of catching the ferry to the Isle of Wight where there are fantastic coastal walking trails.

Brockenhurst to Lymington Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Brockenhurst to Lymington Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


At the end of the walk in Lymington you can reward yourself with refreshments at The Ship Inn. It's located in a great spot next to the quay, in the town centre. In the summer you can sit outside and enjoy views to all the boats in the marina. Inside there's a stylish and contemporarydecor with a cosy log fire for the winter months. They do excellent food and can be found at Quay Hill with a postcode of SO41 3AY for your sat navs.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Spring in Roydon Woods - - 170441

Spring in Roydon Woods

Bridleway descending into Dawkins Bottom, Roydon Woods - - 170444

Bridleway descending into Dawkins Bottom, Roydon Woods

Footpath alongside the inlet, near Woodside - - 503950

Footpath alongside the inlet, near Woodside

Lymington MMB 07 Harbour 421497

Lymington Harbour

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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