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Weston Hard Woolston Beach

Southampton, City of Southampton

A small marina and slipway situated underneath the Itchen Bridge at the mouth of the river Itchen into the Solent.

Beach Type



There is a slipway



Nature and Wildlife

Southampton Town centre and Ocean village are within walkingdistance

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Southampton TIC 9 Civic Centre Road. Southampton SO14 7FJ ... email [email protected]


Nearest town: Southampton
County: City of Southampton
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8953, -1.37287
Postcode: SO19 9AH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Head for the docks in Southampton then follow signs for Itchen or Ocean village. Woolston is just over the Itchen Bridge.

Public Transport

Bus services visit Itchen and Woolston.

Nearest Railway Stations

Woolston (Less than half a mile away)
Sholing (Less than a mile away)
Bitterne (Approx. 2 miles away)
St Denys (Approx. 2 miles away)
Southampton Central (Approx. 2 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

Portsmouth Road, Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
The Colonnade, Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Woolston Station, Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Woodley Road (South), Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Woodley Road (North), Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Oakbank Road, Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Victoria Road, Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Weston Lane, Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Crosshouse Hard, Southampton (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Maritime Walk, Southampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Southampton