Explore the area
Lower Swanwick, Hampshire is situated at the eastern end of Bursledon Bridge, which carries the A27 across the River Hamble. 6 miles from the city of Southampton.
Lower Swanwick, Hampshire is situated at the eastern end of Bursledon Bridge, which carries the A27 across the River Hamble. 6 miles from the city of Southampton
The banks of the estuary house many small inlets and approximately half a mile along the footpath the view opens up right down to the Hamble’s mouth with Southampton Water.
With so much to see and do on our doorstep, you won’t get bored. In case you’re stuck for inspiration, we’ve picked out a few highlights.
The area around Bursledon Brickworks and Swanwick has become particularly popular with visitors, because the river and its landmarks are where many of the scenes for the former television series ‘Howards Way’ were filmed.
Why not take time to see places like the Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum? Popular sights and activities in the surrounding area include Southampton Cruise Terminal, QE2 Activity Centre. Manor Farm and Country Park. The Forest of Bere. Cineworld Whiteley. Rock Up Whiteley. Ninja Warrior UK, Solent Breezes beach, Gleneagle Equestrian centre, Tapnesll farm and Swanwick Lakes
Once working clay pits, Swanwick Lakes now nestle in peaceful 36 hectare wooded landscape. There are over 2 miles of paths around the lakes and woods, with over 1 mile of surfaced marked trails around this Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust reserve. It’s home to many uncommon kinds of wildlife such as great crested newts, nightingales and mining bees – and there’s a range of family-friendly events on throughout the year.