Lymington to Beaulieu


Pylewell Shore © Jim Champion
Bucklers Hard Cottages © Gillian Moy
Beaulieu Palace House © Adam Fearn

From Lymington the Solent Way crosses the Lymington River then continues a mile or so inland of the coast, giving occasional glimpses to the busy Solent to the east. Soon the path enters the New Forest passing Sowley Pond on the left walking on the quiet road for a little while, passing the old air field at Needs Oar Point to beautiful Bucklers Hard on the River Beaulieu. From Bucklers Hard the path follows the edge of the river to Beaulieu.

This is one trail in the Solent Way collection of trails. Together they describe the full length of this long distance footpath.


Assuming a constant pace and no stops, typically it will take 3 hours 26 minutes to walk the distance and along the way 918 calories will be burnt.

Bird's Eye View