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.


I used the ferry to get to school in Southampton from 1961 to 1966.I well remember the shoals of Mullet which would gather at the stern of the Hotspur ferry when the boat was awaiting passengers. The river was so clear that the fish were a spectacle. I also remember the smells and sounds and warmth of the engine-room which the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hythe by leeandbeahinton

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

Langdown Road Hythe

Although I was born at 160 Langdown Road in 1956 (Peckham), my first memory is in 1961 when I first went to school. The neighbours I remember are the Knapp, McGill, Hosey, Black, West, Anzak, Flood, Dyer, Ham, Vaughan, Cooper, Broomfield, Smith and Cane.

A memory of Hythe