New Forest Discovery Walk (Lymington)



New Forest Discovery Walk (Lymington)

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The walk will follow the Lymington River and the seawall to Oxey Marsh taking in panoramic views across the Solent to the Isle of Wight, Hurst Castle and The Needles. The return route via the ‘ancient highway’ and Normandy Lane will give plenty of opportunities to explore the diverse history of the marshes. Nationally renowned for a wide variety of wildlife, Lymington-Keyhaven Marshes offer the opportunity to view a range of bird life at close quarters along with a wealth of specialist flora and fauna. Almost every visit is different, The New Forest coast offers breathtaking views and opportunity for memorable wildlife encounters. 

We will also explore the diverse history of the marshes stretching back to the Iron Age through to the he

What to bring

What to bring

  • Drink
  • Food - Optional for snack break/lunch stop
  • Warm Clothing - Stout footwear recommended
  • Waterproofs - If forecast to be unsettled (we will advise by e-mail)

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