GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Strawberry Trail

14 miles (22 km)

This lovely figure of eight trail starts and ends near the car park at Hamble-le-Rice, passing through Bursledon and Botley on the way. It includes a delightful stretch alongside Southampton Water and through Royal Victoria Country Park at the start. You'll also pass through the pretty Hamble Common with a peaceful waterside section along the River Hamble another attraction. At the eastern end of the walk there's River Hamble Country Park where there's some lovely woodland trails and the historic Manor Farm and Country Park to explore.
The walk was developed by Eastleigh Borough Council.
To extend your walk you could pick up the Solent Way and head west to Westwood Woodland Park.

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Strawberry Trail OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Strawberry Trail Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In Bursledon the Jolly Sailor pub is in a fine location for a pit stop. The 18th century riverside pub has a lovely terrace overlooking the Hamble Marina. There's also a charming old interior with old beams and exposed brickwork. You can find them at postcode SO31 8DN for your sat navs. The pub is dog friendly.
There's also nice cafes in the Royal Victoria Country Park and River Hamble Country Park.

Photos

Approach to The Hard at Hamble-le-Rice - geograph.org.uk - 3333136

Approach to The Hard at Hamble-le-Rice

Steps and footbridge on the Strawberry Trail - geograph.org.uk - 3333157

Steps and footbridge on the Strawberry Trail

Hamble Common - geograph.org.uk - 150636

Hamble Common

Jolly Sailor pub, Bursledon

Jolly Sailor pub, Bursledon

Catland Copse, Hampshire - geograph.org.uk - 3184798

Catland Copse, Hampshire. Part of River Hamble Country Park.

Hoe Moor Creek - geograph.org.uk - 1375926

Hoe Moor Creek near Bursledon and the River Hamble Country Park.

Royal Victoria Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 5250450

Royal Victoria Country Park

Hound Nature Trail - geograph.org.uk - 1464074

Hound Nature Trail

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Strawberry Trail.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Strawberry Trail.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)