Hurst Castle and Keyhaven Marsh

Today didn’t quite work out as planned. I had scheduled a number of stops beginning with a walk around Keyhaven Marsh. When I arrived at Keyhaven I imediately saw the signs for the ferry to Hurst Castle and after a quick google on my iPhone I decided that it would be worth a visit.

Hurst Castle Ferry

The castle is located a mile and half out in the Solent at the end of Keyhaven Spit – it is midway between the mainland and the Isle of Wight.

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Off to the New Forest

I decided to book a few nights in a hotel in the New Forest this weekend. I’m staying in Lyndhurst – a nice town that desperately needs a by-pass.

Titchfield Abbey

On my way I made a couple of stops – first at Titchfield Abbey and then in Southampton.

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Here Comes Summer

OK, well not quite. Still this was the sunniest weekend of the year so far so I headed down to Hastings for the day.


Although it was sunny, it was no day for sitting on the beach – there was an icy wind blowing.

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