NEW FOR 2022 - The Solent Way, Hampshire

Luggage Transfers is the only baggage transfers service covering the 60 mile long distance walk of the Solent Way. Established in 2009, we move over 34,000 bags each year for visitors walking and cycling throughout the South of England.

Below, you’ll find more information about the route, a popular itinerary for the Solent Way, as well as a link to our walker-friendly accommodation for this route route.

Start: Milford-on-Sea
Finish: Emsworth
Total Distance: 60 miles / 97 km
Luggage transfers available: 1st March to 31st October

The Solent Way is one of the most picturesque walks in Hampshire, taking in views of the Hampshire countryside, Solent and Isle of Wight. The route is 60 mile and stretches from Milford on Sea to Emsworth which is at the top of Chichester Harbour.

The Solent Way will take you through the New Forest, Southampton and Portsmouth, where you will see quaint fishing villages, yacht marina, marshland and saltings. There are places to stop off along the way whether that’s a bite to eat or visit some or Hampshire’s of attractions.

Popular Walking Itinerary on the Solent Way

Day 1 - Milford-on-Sea to Lymington (10.5 miles / 16.9 km)
Day 2 - Lymington to Beaulieu (10.5 miles / 16.9 km)
Day 3 - Beaulieu to Southampton (9 miles / 14.5 km)
Day 4 - Southampton to Stubbington (12.5 miles / 20 km)
Day 5 - Stubbington to Portsmouth (10.5 miles / 16.9 km)
Day 6 - Portsmouth to Emsworth (14 miles / 22.5 km)