Lee-on-the-Solent Historical Tour

'On a clear day it is possible to see the nearer parts of the Isle of Wight, including Ryde, Cowes and Norris Castle. To the West you may be able to see Calshot Castle, at the entrance to Southampton Water and beyond it the New Forest. On bright days, the cliffs and hills of the distant Isle of Purbeck can be seen.'

Distance (miles)
Starting from
Lee-on-the-Solent, South East England, Gosport
Type of Walk

'You can get to know Lee-on-the-Solent better by taking a circular walk around the town and seafront described in the leaflet Lee-on-the-Solent Historical Tour of the Town and Seafront ... It passes some of the most important landmarks in the history of Lee-on-the-Solent. Starting at the Interpretation panel on the Seafront, the route passes through the town centre, along the site of a Medieval track, through the Victorian and Edwardian planned town and back along the seafront promenade, with its dramatic views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight.'