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Mayflower Park

Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8083 3605
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We normally get our cruise ships from Southampton and it's a nice place to pop by if you have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo K
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Disappointing

The views of the cruise ships are fantastic but what let's it down is the young drivers who park... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
petsar21
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This scenic city park was named after the historic sailing from Southampton to America by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“boat show” (17 reviews)
“ice cream van” (10 reviews)
“container ships” (10 reviews)
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Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
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+44 23 8083 3605
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"southampton water"
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"watch the cruise ships"
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"city terminal"
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"stretch your legs"
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"great place to view"
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"thai restaurant"
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"set sail"
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"children's playground"
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"large ships"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We normally get our cruise ships from Southampton and it's a nice place to pop by if you have time.... great sea views.

1  Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The views of the cruise ships are fantastic but what let's it down is the young drivers who park right up to the rails and sit there smoking weed in their cars it stinks as you stand there watching the liners go by. We were...More

1  Thank petsar21
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a very run down park. Toilets closed down and covered with graffiti. Just plain terrible. Why has this park been so neglected?

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Used to love coming here at lunch times during the warmer months. Just park up and sit on the grass and eat my lunch. Can enjoy the breeze and watch the ferries and big cruiseliners go by

Thank Chloe N
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Good place to park and have a snack. The park is on Southampton water, near one of the cruise terminals. There is a grass area and facilities for children

Thank JohnShepherd17
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Relaxing, very beautiful views :x listening the sea, having a lunch at the seaside is the best way to spend a sunday in nature

1  Thank grosuada23
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I travelled across from where I was staying in the New Forest to park somewhere in Southampton and have a look at the docks. I landed up in Mayflower Park. It was a murky, dull and wet January afternoon. But I parked my car facing...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I went to the park for lunch with friends, parking is plenty and cheap too. The ice cream man is always there with cans and of course ice creams, hot food also available at the kiosk.Surprisingly serene being so close to the city centre. Beautiful...More

1  Thank Angiemulkh
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

A superb fireworks display and I would recommend viewing from the Town Quay. It was booked out in the park and the town quay gives a better vantage point and a man comes sround with a bucket to collect charitable donations rather than you paying...More

Thank iancoventry_11
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

If there's just one guarantee in this world then the summertime Ice Cream Van at Mayflower Park, is it. It is an attraction in it's own right but sadly now the only attraction. Gone is the huge play area of my youth with the concrete...More

1  Thank Paul H
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mousehollane1959
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Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
This area was covered in water which came up to the town walls in 1620 when the Mayflower was in port. The park must have been built as the same time as the pier during the Regency period. The Prince Regent introduced... More
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