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Cycling to Keyhaven

I took up cycling as a hobby and I’ve been cycling nearly every day – weather allowing.

Today was not different. It was a lovely afternoon and since I had a few errands to run, why not cycle with a purpose? So, off I went. First into town which is roughly a 25-minute ride.

After doing what I had to do in town, I popped in to see a friend and have a nice cuppa.

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Having a cuppa with a friend

After a little rest it was time to have fun and head to Keyhaven in Milford on sea. Keyhaven is 2,5 miles from Lymington. It’s a lovely ride towards the water (downhill wooohooo!).

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Down Lower Pennington Lane you’ll reach a cycle path all the way to Keyhaven (see photos below).

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This is where I usually stop for a quick snack

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You can see the cattle and the Isle of Wight at the back

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At the end of this path, on the left, there are boats moored. That’s when you know you’re in Keyhaven 😉

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why not take a selfie?

As soon as you get to Keyhaven you’ll see The Gun Inn which is a very nice pit stop for a pint.

My favourite route from there is via Lymore Lane which goes all the way to Everton. It’s very rural but with a bit of sea air which is the best of both worlds in my opinion.

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My lovely bike in Keyhaven.

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A lovely ride along Lymore Lane

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End of my route: 12 miles.

What a great way to welcome the weekend! TGIF!