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Hamble Valley Location Map

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Welcome to the Hamble Valley

The Strawberry Coast

Welcome to Hampshire’s Hamble Valley – If you are looking for the perfect mix of beautiful countryside and stunning riverside vistas, look no further than the Hamble Valley - the perfect destination for a holiday, short break or day visit.


Described as a beautiful breathing space between the cities of Southampton, Winchester and Portsmouth, the picturesque Hamble Valley is an ideal destination for discovering Hampshire’s coastline and countryside. Whenever you make your visit to the Hamble Valley, you can guarantee to be pleasantly surprised by the beautiful landscape from coast to countryside - full of places, faces and spaces to enjoy... 

Encompassing 25 miles of Hampshire’s Solent coastline and including the River Hamble and 1,500 acres of unspoilt countryside, it’s easy to see why the area known as the Strawberry Coast is sopopular with locals and visitors alike. You can visit charming towns and villages with beautiful waterside locations, amble through woodland, marshes or meadows on one of the many walking trails and enjoy delicious homemade food made with local produce at one of the many restaurants, pubs of cafes.



The Hamble Valley welcomes families and is a child-friendly destination with plenty of free and low cost activities to keep the young and young at heart entertained. day visit just isn’t long enough. With so much to see and do in the Hamble Valley, you may discover a day is not long enough!


Accommodation - If you do decide to rest a while, there are plenty of hotels, bed and breakfasts, self-catering and campsites all offering a warm and friendly welcome.


There are plenty of family events and attractions, along with walking trails and numerous country parks.

And after all the fun of a family day out on the River Hamble indulge in the very best of local Hampshire produce in waterside restaurants, family-friendly pubs and delightful tearooms.

Search for events taking place in the Hamble Valley and make the most of your stay with sample itineraries and special offers to attractions.



Take a Tour of the Hamble Valley and then explore the places to visit, attractions to be inspired by and beautiful countryside:


The 2014 Hamble Valley Visitor Magazine

The 2014 Hamble Valley Visitor Magazine

Discover more of the Hamble Valley in the comprehensive 48 page guide detailing where to visit and places to stay.
What's on in the Hamble Valley

What's on in the Hamble Valley

Time your visit to make the most of what's on in and around the Hamble Valley
Amble around the Hamble Valley!

Amble around the Hamble Valley!

Whether you have the full day or just a few hours to spare, there is only one way to experience the beautiful scenery of the Hamble Valley and that is to explore one of the many walks and trails.