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Canoe Lake

St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth PO4 9RG, England
+44 23 9281 6760
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Perfect for a family

Good parking access and lots of activities. Great place to spend time away from the beach. Ideal... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laura P
GREAT

to spend the day with the children, could feed biths, games and ice creams for them close to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monica C
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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“model village” (21 reviews)
“play park” (14 reviews)
“swan boats” (13 reviews)
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St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth PO4 9RG, England
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+44 23 9281 6760
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"model village"
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"play park"
in 14 reviews
"swan boats"
in 13 reviews
"splash pool"
in 9 reviews
"lovely lake"
in 8 reviews
"crab fishing"
in 5 reviews
"zip wire"
in 5 reviews
"rose garden"
in 8 reviews
"splash pad"
in 4 reviews
"mini golf course"
in 4 reviews
"sand pit"
in 4 reviews
"cumberland house"
in 4 reviews
"the natural history museum"
in 4 reviews
"nearby cafe"
in 3 reviews
"south parade pier"
in 5 reviews
"bouncy castle slide"
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"fishing nets"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good parking access and lots of activities. Great place to spend time away from the beach. Ideal for a picnic.

Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

to spend the day with the children, could feed biths, games and ice creams for them close to the pier and beach

Thank Monica C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free to enter. Free play area, splash pool, crabbing in the lake, feeding the swans. All the old fashioned things that little children love. And model boats on Sunday too.

Thank hammie65
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to live in Portsmouth as a child and use to visit here to sail model boats. As a child you always think things are bigger than they are but even as a adult it is really quite a large boating lake. Worth a...More

Thank Martin L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband is Portsmouth born and he remembers Canoe Lake from the 1950's! I remeber taking our children to visit their Grandmother and going to Canoe Lake in the 1980's. Now we go with our Grandchildren! It has become even better over the years. Play...More

Thank SarahC0805
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

As we have enjoyed Canoe Lake since I was a little girl, it’s always high on the list of places to visit. Now it has excellent facilities for the children, which are mostly free, apart from parking and refreshments, you don’t need to spend much...More

Thank IsaacsNanna1957
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I love Canoe Lake and really enjoy seeing the many swans. The only thing I would say though is that it is an inappropriate place to have BBQ's all over the place for pure lack of safety for the many children running around and should...More

Thank Julia P P
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Lots to do, all family friendly. Cafes and toliets open all year. In the summer months there is a splash park, bring a picnic and its a great fun free day out. There are some attractions (boats, putting etc) that you have to pay for...More

Thank Portmaid
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Finally overcame my fear and went on a swan pedalo - absolutely hilarious. Cafe serves delicious ice creams

Thank Sylvia Daisy P
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

A lovely place plenty of things to do. We go there regularly and love to feed them swan. In the summer is fab too as its right next to the beach. They have play park, splash park, lake, fun golf, zip line, huge park, 5...More

Thank ebayus
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kirihawkins
19 June 2017|
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Response from Sharon Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi... it may cost a bit more...check Portsmouth city council website.
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