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Canvey Island Seafront

Eastern Esplanade | Canvey Island, SS8 7JQ, England
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I'm feel terribly sad for people who consider this as a beach. I was researching for dog friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Prasanth P
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Good Value for Little Ones

Visited Fantasy Island - £5 admission for little ones, which covers most activities. Took 8,7,6,4... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sherrine
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea wall” (25 reviews)
“sea front” (17 reviews)
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Eastern Esplanade | Canvey Island, SS8 7JQ, England
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"sea wall"
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"sea front"
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"amusement park"
in 6 reviews
"lovely walk"
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"worth a visit"
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"last visit"
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"dog owners"
in 4 reviews
"bay watch"
in 4 reviews
"brisk walk"
in 3 reviews
"car parking is"
in 3 reviews
"leisure island"
in 9 reviews
"few years"
in 5 reviews
"run down"
in 4 reviews
"rock pools"
in 2 reviews
"fantasy island"
in 3 reviews
"beach area"
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"walk along the beach"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm feel terribly sad for people who consider this as a beach. I was researching for dog friendly beaches and this place came on top for Essex. After reading top few positive reviews on TripAdvisor I paid visit today. Firstly it's not a beach it's...More

Thank Prasanth P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Fantasy Island - £5 admission for little ones, which covers most activities. Took 8,7,6,4 & 3 year olds and they all had a brilliant time even though the weather was cold and drizzly. All the young attendants took their roles seriously and a special...More

Thank Sherrine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This seafront has improved so much over the last few years..with new restaurants opening..all the amusement arcades..and kids play area..different to other seafronts..so many places to have a nice lunch..good beach area..lovely walks along promenade.

Thank bigbarryEssex
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It made quite an impression on me. Not a conventional seaside resort but lots of character and enough amenities without being over-commercialised. Some sandy beaches (man-made) with good seating on the prom - and picnic tables on the beach itself. Loved the memorial gardens with...More

Thank Veronica H
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Canvey Island seafront is a lovely place to visit with various things to do.It has a Childrens park with lots of rides and cafes,fish and chip shop,pancake shop and a few others.The seafront itself has cafes and all along the seawall is lined with benches...More

Thank janpierce
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Thorney Bay area is maintained by a voluntary group called "Baywatch" who do a magnificent job in keeping the beach clean.They have also provided benches and huge plant pots and have organised disabled access to the beach.Baywatch have transformed the area which is now...More

2  Thank martin h
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to Canvey Island for such a long time around 20 or so years before I went with last week. To be fair in all that time it hasn't really changed much, it has a crabbing pool the swimming pool and a lot...More

1  Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Haven't been here for years; we were pleasantly surprised. You can walk for miles - we parked in a car park which is free during winter months and headed east and walked to the end of the path - there is nothing in the way...More

1  Thank CheekyLondon
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I regularly run the length of the sea wall as part of my running regime. It is a bit under 2 miles from one end to the other. A couple of small cafe/ eateries along the route, and always see children playing in the summer....More

Thank Kay R
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Small but Quaint, has been built up over the last 10 years, so now has a few restaurents to choose from, as well as the traditional arcades for the kids....nice safe beach too, very underated but does get busy and parking is very poor and...More

Thank Tony F
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Kaitlin B
2 December 2017|
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Response from Rosie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kaitlin, sorry for the late reply. We have found that in the Winter months the Car Park was free all day. Please check the signs in the car park though just to be sure.
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stevenwren553
30 May 2017|
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Response from Susan B |
We now have 2 bays with picnic benches on Thorney Bay Beach for wheelchair uses only. There is disabled parking bays in the car park
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stevenwren553
30 May 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth S | Reviewed this property |
There are disabled parking spaces in Lubbins Car Park which is situated opposite a wheelchair/mobility scooter slope giving access to Concord Beach, there is then a slope to access the beach side promenade.
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