Greenways are ribbons of open space that follow stream valleys. They form valuable breaks in the built up area and in some cases reach out into the open countryside beyond. They provide areas for recreation enhance Southampton’s landscape and provide sanctuary for much of the wildlife that visit people’s gardens.
The greenways are sites of importance for nature conservation (SINC) which means they are areas that are of critical importance for nature conservation within the city. They are irreplaceable and deserve the strongest nature conservation measures.
Southampton has eight greenways which you can walk. Their locations can be found via the Google map below. Route descriptions are available for each of the greenways to assist your walk.