Durley Mill

A pleasant walk across Botley's countryside to Durley Mill, a Grade II Listed watermill and millhouse built in the late 18th century. A waterwheel from 1875 is still in place in the complex, which is now a single residence.

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Guided Walks

A selection of Guided Walks are offered by Hamble Valley Heritage  The link to this site will open in a separate window.


Tel: Mary South - 02380 617182

Health Programme Walks

Improve your health and help prevent heart disease by joining the HEALTHWALKS, departing Botley Centre at 2pm every Wednesday. These brisk-paced walks are free and last approximately one hourr, with tea/coffee provided in the Centre afterwards (a small donation for refreshments appreciated).  The walks are very sociable, so please come along.
For further information, please contact Paul or Marianne of Healthwalks on Southampton 02380 684813.

Lovers Lane and Beyond

A short walk through Botley - just perfect for an evening stroll.

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The Cobbett Trail

William Cobbett (1763 - 1835) was a radical politician and one of the foremost political journalists on his age. Today he is best remembered for such books as 'Cottage Economy', 'Advice to Young Men' and, his most famous work, 'Rural Rides'.   In 1805, William Cobbett moved to Botley to pursue one of his passions, farming.

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The Strawberry Trail

The Strawberry Trail route is a long distance self guided walking trail and stretches from Botley through to Netley. The trail goes across farmland and through woodland as well and the total circular route is approx. 15 miles, although feel free to start or stop at any point!

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