Hamble Related Links and Information
All locations can be found on the Learning Zone Map
- Manor Farm Country Park – a Hampshire Country Council run site that borders the River Hamble (the wreck of the Grace Dieu can be seen from the bank at low tide)
- Swanwick Lakes – a Hampshire Wildlife Trust site managed for wildlife and education
- Bursledon Windmill - a Hampshire County Council run site consisting of a restored 'tower' mill.
- Bursledon Brickworks – industrial museum open to the public and school groups
- Hook with Warsash Local Nature Reserve (including Bunny Meadows) - over 500 acres at the mouth of the river Hamble, including intertidal mudflats and a shoreline almost 3 miles long
- The Moors Local Nature Reserve - An area of semi-natural woodland, fen and grassland It is the main source of the Hamble river.
- Holly Hill Woodland Park – 35 hectares of historic parkland stretching down to the river Hamble
- Fairthorne Manor – range of activities for children and young people run by the YMCA
- Hamble Common - 55 acres of coastal heath at the end of the Hamble Peninsula.
History and Archaeology
- Hampshire and Wight Trust for Marine Archaeology – Teaching resources, schools and field visits on the theme of archaeology
- History – a timeline of the history of the River Hamble
- Warsash Local History Society – based in Warsash Heritage Centre, the society has an archive of photographs, maps, book and artefacts
Environment and Wildlife
- Hampshire Estuary Partnership (HEP) - the HEP has produced a number of topic sheets which provide some general information and context for some of the ongoing issues on the River
- Landscape Character Areas 493kb – a description of the Hamble valley in terms of topography, vegetation and landuse
- Solent Forum – SolentPedia - up to date background information on the Solent, including the river Hamble
- North Solent Shoreline Management Plan – information about the management of coastal flooding and erosion risks
- Environment Agency – What’s in my backyard? River Hamble features in some categories
- British Trust for Ornothology – information about bird populations and bird surveys
- RSPB – bird identification tool
- Ocean Drifters – a film aimed at secondary schools about marine plankton
- Yellow Fish – Created to raise awareness about sources of water pollution and the quality of water in your local streams, rivers, lakes or ponds.
- Natural England Nature on the Map