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Canoe Lake

St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth PO4 9RG, England
+44 23 9281 6760
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Enjoyable day out in the sunshine

As we have enjoyed Canoe Lake since I was a little girl, it’s always high on the list of places to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IsaacsNanna1957
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Clanfield, United Kingdom
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Many Swans

I love Canoe Lake and really enjoy seeing the many swans. The only thing I would say though is that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julia P P
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“model village” (19 reviews)
“swan boats” (13 reviews)
“play park” (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"
in 19 reviews
"swan boats"
in 13 reviews
"play park"
in 13 reviews
"lovely lake"
in 8 reviews
"splash pool"
in 7 reviews
"crab fishing"
in 5 reviews
"butterfly museum"
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
"nearby cafe"
in 3 reviews
"bouncy castle slide"
in 2 reviews
"fishing nets"
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"catch crabs"
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"royal beach hotel"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Nice to stroll around, plenty of benches, there are swan boats to hire for a short amount of time, people take the children to catch crabs with nets and strings with bait, most have crab races to let them enter the lake again, there is...More

Thank apandt2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I went to Canoe Lake, it's a lovely place. There are a lot of swans so close you can feed them but a sign says don't feed or touch. You can sit next to the lake on the benches and look at the view out...More

Thank _abdualaziz1m
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

A lovely place. We fed the swans and watched the model boats on the lake. The children then played in the fabulous park. A choice of 2-3 cafes for refreshments. In the summer there is a mini golf course and inflatables and the model village...More

Thank katiewK9666DU
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

It’s cheap with plenty to do. Bring a bucket, spade, cheap ham and string. Pack a picnic and in the summer, you could spend a whole day there. Tie the string around the ham and you have Nate for crab fishing in the lake, kids...More

Thank MTBC1962
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

lovely lake, take the kids crabbing, you can buy line and buckets in the nearby cafe.beautiful swans on the lake. Please dont feed them bread! There is also swan food in the cafe . The new Greens cafe is a little more upmarket with great...More

Thank uktanny
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kirihawkins
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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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