If you fancy getting out on the water whilst here then one of the most popular boat trips in the area is the journey via the Keyhaven River to Hurst Castle. You can pick up the ferry from the pretty village of Keyhaven, approximately one mile from Milford on Sea.
Hurst Castle Ferry
The views from the leisurely ferry ride to Hurst Castle from Keyhaven is a highlight for many visitors to the area as you meander down the Keyhaven River, home to much wildlife.
Here you can spot a large number of waders, wildfowl and other birds as the Keyhaven marshes is home to a wide range of habitat, including grassland, scrub, saltmarsh, shingle, fresh and saltwater reed beds.
Greg Pitt Sea Fishing
Operating from Keyhaven, Greg Pitt Sea Fishing runs sea-fishing trips from April to January plus a popular three-hour Mackerel fishing trip in the Solent during July and August.
Greg has two fully equipped charter vessels – Sunrise, a 34ft Starfish and ‘Osprey II’, a 33ft Lochin. Both vessels are fully licenced and insured to carry 10 passengers and two crew and are fitted with full life saving equipment.
Day Trip to Yarmouth
You can enjoy a day trip to Yarmouth from Lymington with Wightlink Ferries. This is a 40 minute crossing across The Solent and you can take your car or go as a foot passenger. There is also a small ferry service for day passengers with The Coral Star, departing from Lymington Quay.