Hythe, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hythe and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Hythe

Browse 35 photo books on Hythe and the surrounding area.

Hythe Ferry And The Liners

From 1954-60 I travelled from Blackfield to the Gregg School in Winn Road. It was a 'long and winding' road by bus, so it became an adventure to travel by the Hythe Ferry. A walk or run up the pier, or a fun ride in the electric train started a journey across the water to the Royal Pier which varied day by day. ...Read full memory

A memory of Hythe by Clifford Clifford

May 1958 Stay

Our family stayed at the Westcliff Hall Hotel for a couple of weeks in May 1958. My father was working for Esso Chemicals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, and was on temporary assignment to start up the Fawley Refinery. I was only eight but I remember the hotel, the food (not so great), and the wonderful lawn on which ...Read full memory

A memory of Hythe by George Ellis

A Lost Cause.

I remember the Anchor & hope very well, it was back in about 1973 when Dallas Bullen's father was the landlord, me and some mate's had been drinking in the public bar, and i left a brand new cardigan, that my mother had taken week's to knit,behind. Several week's went by before i remembered where i had left it, so i went ...Read full memory

A memory of Hythe by Mick Reynolds