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Summer evening walks

This is just a special spot. The coastal walk around the base is a wonderful opportunity to float... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
tony w
Great walking

A lovely circular walk of 7 miles with great views of Chichester Harbour. Take binoculars as you... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Nicki M
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is just a special spot. The coastal walk around the base is a wonderful opportunity to float into the zone...picking blackberries while keeping an eye out for the wildlife. It’s a good walk all around but even a short thereandback is a treat for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tony w
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A lovely circular walk of 7 miles with great views of Chichester Harbour. Take binoculars as you may see seals

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I travelled by car to a suitable place to commence my walk for the entire periphery, I set aside 3 hours. I decided to commence on the East side. The walk towards the Marina by road was pleasant, a couple of motorists caused me concern...More

Date of experience: May 2018
7  Thank James_Watt_Sussex
Reviewed 29 April 2018

After working on Thorney Island for the Royal Artillery in 2016 to 2017 constructing living quarters for the troops. My wife asked me to find a local walk on a chilly morning that we could do with our young cocker spaniel Barney. It seemed a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Ray C
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice unspoilt conservation area. It is inhabited by the military so access to certain areas is restricted. Nice place to walk the dogs and has shallow water all around so good for young children or little dogs. Not a place you can stop for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank barry8057
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A great place to walk, with dog or without, and you can spend as little as 15 minutes to soak up the atmosphere or a whole day if you take a picnic and walk all the way around Thorney Island and picnic on the broad...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank SeasonedTravellerLJ
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I've walked this part of the coast numerous times, firstly with the dog, and then more recently with my kids. The views of the sea and the hidden gems of our coastline are a must see. Fortunately the less intrepid won't be far from a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Jamiefromnumber3
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Can only visit with a security pass from ex military. War graves exist here for both British and German serviceman

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank GINGERNESS
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I enjoyed the walk around Thorney Island. It's serene and scenic with fine views over some of the creeks of Chichester Harbour, and there are stretches that feel slightly remote. En route I went in the beautiful church at West Thorney. The island has no...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Dovegirl
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We wanted to explore Thorney island so we drove down the lane for a short distance. We came across a military person who stopped us and told us unless we were a member etc we would have to turn around and leave. He was very...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank Robert- UK R
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karen f
26 January 2018|
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Response from Dovegirl | Reviewed this property |
From the quayside at Prinsted a path goes to the island. If starting at Emsworth, go to Queen Street and from there go along the western or eastern side of Slipper Mill Pond and through a boatyard and either continue to the... More
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Aidan H
11 August 2017|
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Response from arad_rajalim | Reviewed this property |
there aren't exactly cycle routes all around the island, I'm afraid...Though you can still cycle around some part of it...
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