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Southchurch Park

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Address: Northumberland Crescent, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2XB, England
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Lovely park.

This is a very popular park with dog walkers and in spring and summer, very pretty. There's a big lake with swans, ducks, etc., beautiful flower beds and lovely rose gardens... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Maureen B
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Rochford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to love coming to this park as it's close to the beach but that slide is so dangerous and yesterday we witnessed a young child falling through the gaps. Luckily he was caught by an adult in time or it could have been fatal. My daughter refuses to go on it now as it scared her seeing this... More 

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Thank Sarah P
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

I do admit a few dog owners are pretty scummy and spoil the reputation of the run of the mill owners. Having said that the park is really lovely. The keepers work exceedingly hard to keep it well maintained and attractive. The rose garden is a lovely place to sit and rest, so many places for the children to find... More 

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Thank sharonfor
Rochford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is a very popular park with dog walkers and in spring and summer, very pretty. There's a big lake with swans, ducks, etc., beautiful flower beds and lovely rose gardens. Southchurch park cafe is a lovely place to eat, either inside or if you have a dog with you or the weather's warm, outside with a view of the... More 

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Thank Maureen B
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

My parents used to take me to south church park it used to have rowing boats to hire on the lake but that has since gone what a shame for the families now. Also we used to put our net and catch shrimps in there and have to fend the swans of who wanted them for there dinner. There are... More 

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Thank Jimpendrigh
Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very spacious and kept well enough nice lake in the middle, but a haven for dogs with many off lead which leads to piles of dog muck in places, really not nice for others theres even bins around with notices on so its an on going problem, until the council get a warden in there to dish out fines it... More 

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Rochford, Essex
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to Southchurch Park for a few years. Lovely open space with a great boating lake to walk around. Good Parking and a good little cafe.

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Thank JoD66
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

gorgeous park areas for field games, children's park area with lots for the older kids as well recommended

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Thank Karen D
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Southchurch park is a well established park a few hundred metres from southend famous golden mile beach . The park houses some great cricket pitches the Southend manor football Club house with enclosed training grounds . A local bowls club a nice little cafe and what used to Be a. Boating lake many years ago but now is used for... More 

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Thank Jimpendrigh
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

large lake with ducks and swans, nice gardens to walk round too. in the summer the cafe is open offering some simple treats but seem to go down well with people. or why not grab a tea/coffee to take away and sit around the lake watching the wild life. on the other end of the lake there is a section... More 

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Thank Rob A
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to chill out, enjoy the lake with the ducks and swans. A visit to the cafe a must and my Grandson loves the children's play area. All in a lovely Park with something for everyone.

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