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The Solent Way
Coastal Walking Holiday in
Southern England

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The Solent Way
(Part of The England Coast Path)
Coastal Walking Holiday in Hampshire, Southern England
from Milford on Sea to Emsworth Harbour
via The New Forest, Beaulieu, Hythe, Netley, Hamble and  Portsmouth.

Our walking route on the Solent Way is 60 miles long coastal UK walking trails. It starts in Milford on Sea with its fine beaches and the historic Hurst Castle. Through the New Forest, past Beaulieu Abbey and the National Motor Museum.  The hiking trail then crosses Southampton Water by ferry from the famous old Netley Pier. This one of three ferries on the walking trail. The whole area is full of naval history with the Gosport Submarine Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with HMS Victory and the Mary Rose.  The trail ends at the old harbour at Emsworth.
This Hampshire self-guided walking holiday is a great introduction to The Solent and the New Forest. The Solent Way passes through some of Hampshire’s most spectacular landscapes full of wildlife and heritage.

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The Solent Way connects with the Test Way at Southampton.

We offer 1 suggested itinerary for walking the Solent Way:
7 day holiday, 60 miles
please see details below

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Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Solent Way
 walking holiday from
Milford on Sea to Emsworth Harbour
7 day itinerary
5 days walking and 6 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Milford-on-Sea
Day 2: Milford-on-Sea to Lymington                                 9 miles 
Day 3: Lymington to Bucklers Hard/Beaulieu              8/10 miles
Day 4: Bucklers Hard/Beaulieu to Netley/Hamble  11/13/15miles
Day 5: Netley/Hamble to Gosport                                15/13 miles 
Day 6: Gosport to Emsworth                                             15 miles
Day 7:  Depart after breakfast

The location of the overnight stops depends on availablilty of accommodation


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All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £59 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
6 nights, 5 days walking
Total Distance:
60 miles/96 kms
Min/max daily distance:
9/15 miles
Average Daily distance:
12 miles
New Forest
National Motor Museum
Beaulieu Abbey
Netley Pier
Ports Historic Dockyard
HMS Victory
Mary Rose
This route connects wtih:
Test Way

What’s included
in your Solent Way
Coastal Walking Holiday
in Hampshire, Southern England

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras
for your Solent Way
Coastal Walking Holiday
in Hampshire, Southern England

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks

What’s not included
in your Solent Way
Coastal Walking Holiday
in Hampshire, Southern England

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Plane to Bournemouth, Southampton or London where we can arrange transfer to Milford on Sea
  • By Car to Milford on Sea where parking is available
  • By Train/Bus to Milford on Sea

Telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.

UK +44 (0)1837 880075
or +44 (0)207 193 1252

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The England Coast Path is a new National Trail all around England’s coast and when complete will be the longest coastal walking route in the world.  This is one of our coastal walking holidays in UK and Ireland, one of our Devon and Dartmoor walking holidays, one of our Dorset and Jurassic Coast walking holidays, and is one of our Hampshire Walking Holidays.

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We have coastal walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly and the Channel Islands.  This is one of our categories of walking holidays.