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Busy but nice

We walked this with our dog on a Sunday. It was very busy as it is a combined walking,cycling and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eddie T
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Excellent place to run, walk and cycle

Overall, a very scenic route between Havant and Hayling Island. Very flat- suitable for all ages... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jake B
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked this with our dog on a Sunday. It was very busy as it is a combined walking,cycling and horseriding track. Very nice all the same. There is a small car park at the northern end opposite the garage. Good birdwatching opportunities as well....More

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, a very scenic route between Havant and Hayling Island. Very flat- suitable for all ages and abilities. Not usually crowded, unless on a very hot day. Well maintained- it is not unusual to see workmen out. Highly recommended and I have been here on...More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With 5 miles of ever changing coastal scenery I couldn't say no. We travelled from north of Oxfordshire with 2 folding bikes in the boot ready for an adventure. We parked the car at Havant train station. It is simply stunning. The trail surface is...More

Thank Diella S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Well I cycled from Havant station to hauling seafront and what a great bile ride, especially as the tide was in. Terrain perfect for riding. I note someone complained about dog mess, but I must say I saw no evidence of this what so ever....More

Thank John N
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Hayling Billy Trail is a flat, coastal route up Hayling Island to the bridge. Despite hugging the west side of the island, flanking Langstone Harbour, it has a lot of interest depending on the time of year (and a lot of puddles depending on...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Could be a highlight place for a visit on a Bike. Unfortunately at the moment the top end from the bridge to Havant has a good surface, whereas the main part on the Island is rough, dusty or a quagmire depending on the weather. It...More

Thank PaulA5849
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This used to be such a beautiful walk until selfish dog owners ruined it by not picking up after their dogs. I walked here yesterday with friends who were visiting the area & was totally embarrassed by the amount of dogs mess. It is everywhere...More

Thank meander63380
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Fairly clean, places to stop sand rest with seating, quiet and a good route to relax. You can see views to Portsmouth Spinnaker Tower and there some mini beach areas as well. Note: Despite what many might state, there are NO Blackberries on this line...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a shame that this trail isn’t very well maintained. The trail runs along a very picturesque section of Hayling Island with lovely views across Langstone Harbour towards Portsea Island and Portsdown Hill but unfortunately, although a small effort has been made to improve the...More

Thank Jayjayef
Reviewed 19 June 2018

All part of the south coast route 2 national cycle network, a bit rough and bumpy for a road bike, but would be fine for a gravel, hybrid etc bike

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Gill C
30 August 2018|
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Response from TLPaul | Reviewed this property |
Gill - manor road is the A3023 into Hayling Island (I’m guessing your campsite will be towards the south end of the island ) Car parks for the Billy trail can be found just off the A3023 as you come onto the island ( at the... More
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Ade35
3 August 2017|
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Response from shazza8 | Reviewed this property |
Its about 6 1/2 miles, but doesn't feel that far as its such a lovely walk.
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Steve H
18 November 2016|
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Response from Maggie54h | Reviewed this property |
I have used my everyday road bike...can be muddy!
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