GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Holly Hill Woodland Park

3 miles (5 km)

This short circular walk takes you through the peaceful Holly Hill Woodland Park and along the estuary of the River Hamble. The park has two distinctive areas - Winnards Copse with a more formal landscape, lakes and ornamental exotic species and Cawtes Copse with its mix of native woodland species. There are two way marked trails of varying length following the footpath network around the site. The park is located in Sarisbury near Southampton and Fareham.

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Holly Hill Woodland Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Holly Hill Woodland Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The River Hamble Walk starts in the nearby village of Warsash. It runs past the western end of the park to Lower Swanick and Bursledon. You could easily pick it up to extend your walking in the area.
A couple of miles to the north you'll find the Swanwick Lakes Nature Reserve. There's nice trails here taking you around woodland, meadows and lakes with lots of interesting flora and fauna to see on the way.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Hampshire Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Holly Hill Woodland Park - - 225761

Holly Hill Woodland Park.  A generally well kept Victorian garden, managed by Fareham Borough Council. Like many areas planted by Victorians (and others) there are areas of Rhododendrons that, if left uncontrolled, will spread through the woodland. Some signs of management work on it.

The Lake, Holly Hill - - 1314083

The Lake. Light on the water at Holly Hill park near Locksheath

Path in the woodland park - - 1433441

Path in the woodland park. Holly Hill woodland park belongs to Fareham Borough Council, and is 35 hectares of historic parkland stretching down to the River Hamble. Here, a walkway has been built over an often muddy stretch of footpath.

Pond in Holly Hill Woodland Park - - 755446

One of several in this woodland park

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The park consists of some unique landscape features having developed since the 1870’s with the planting of specimen trees around the lake area, some of which are still present in the park today. The lake is on the right in this picture.

Tree Stump in Holly Hill Woodland Park - - 755474

Carved Tree Stump in the park


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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