Lymington-Keyhaven Nature Reserve


There are several footpaths around the reserve. Surfaces on these routes include compacted gravel, concrete blocks infilled with gravel, and tarmac.

Most surfaces are firm and are unlikely to become muddy except in extreme conditions. Paths within the site are mostly level and the majority have no cross slope. Site furniture includes steps, gates, and bridges – please refer to individual walk guides for more information.

More accessibility and disability information

The sea wall is a permissive cycle path only – cyclists, please be considerate of other users.

Circular walks

Follow these links to download printable guides for six circular walks, which include details of gradients, footpath surfaces, stiles and gates, and other accessibility information.

All links to pdf documents less than 900kb

These guides are provided by the New Forest National Park Authority. Please report any inaccuracies to them at Please report any problems with paths or site furniture to the Hampshire County Council’s site management team on 01590 674 656.

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Lymington Salt Walk

A self guided walk will introduce you to the days when Lymington was an important producer of salt.