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Hove Lagoon

Kingsway, Hove BN3 4LX, England
+44 1273 424842
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Great area for young children

This is a great area for young children. We visited with my 4 year old who was desperate to go on... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
ja6qu1
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Brighton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Better in the Spring/Summer

Hove Lagoon is best visited in the Spring/Summer. It is lovely when the sun is out & people are... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
bl0ndie72
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Brighton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Hove Lagoon is home to one of the countries leading watersports centres offering wakeboarding, sailing, windsurfing, Kayaking and Standup Paddleboarding on the Lagoon and the sea and well as the Big beach Cafe. Hove Lagoon is also home to a skateboard park, a playground, a kids paddle pool, kids play area, kids boating pool and a model boat club. Hove Lagoon is a public park that features a boating lake about 200m long and 100m wide set in grassland right next to the Brighton and Hove seafront with direct access to the beach. The park is open all the time but the individual business with it have varying hours. Big Beach Cafe Lagoon Watersports - To avoid disappointment please book activities in advance Hove lagoon is popular with families, dog walkers , local residents and watersports enthusiasts.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“paddling pool” (22 reviews)
“water sports” (21 reviews)
“beach cafe” (7 reviews)
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Kingsway, Hove BN3 4LX, England
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+44 1273 424842
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great area for young children. We visited with my 4 year old who was desperate to go on the bouncy castle, which is great value for money. We also went in the padding pool. She loved this, but as a parent there...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Hove Lagoon is best visited in the Spring/Summer. It is lovely when the sun is out & people are sailing boats or learning to water ski here. There is a play park, lots of benches, a cafe & a skateboard area. Easily found as you...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Well what can I say? I like the seaside much better but It is great to see that you have a pond to practice water sports before you hit the wild water. I'm cycling here sometimes because it is on the way, not because I...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Like a lot of seaside attractions this place is not seen at its best in winter. Having said that the whole site is in a pretty run down state. The water is drained out of the lagoons but the sludge is still there, the play...More

1  Thank plantsman8
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HoveLagoon, other at Hove Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Just to point out the Lagoon are empty at the moment as they are being cleaned and the sludge is being removed before being refilled. In the summer the paddle boats are out , trampolines , watersports on the main lagoon and it is a...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Time really has changed this place.it has a play area for small kids a splash pool and a cafe.the bigger kids have a skatboard board park and windsurfing training is popular. Long gone are the trampolines,slides,amusment arcade,remote control boats,ride on bikes,bumper boats.parking near here is...More

Thank Gary T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A great place to take the kids in the Summer with the paddling pool, cafe and playground. Despite recent investments from Fat Boy Slim (who also owns the cafe) the play area is getting tired, with things broken and not fixed. A sad thing that...More

Thank Claire T
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

My children knew this place well. Still enjoy walking around it watching the kids learning to sail, wind surf. There's a cafe with reasonable selection of food, drinks. Only concern is that sometimes,after weekends, rubbish is all over the pathways as bins not emptied by...More

1  Thank PrincessSylvia01
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Plenty activities. Lots to do for most age groups. Nice café nearby. This area is still something on a secret as it's waaaay along at the end of the beachfront. Most people tend to go into Brighton and all it's attractions and they miss out...More

1  Thank jaybee233
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We are regulars, the lagoon offers so much, plentiful parking around, the lagoon water sports is great, we use the park to skate and the playground with the paddling pool and then the big beach cafe... everything you need in one place

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HoveLagoon, Manager at Hove Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks for your review

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We went to the lagoon for my son to do Wave boarding, which was great, also on the lagoon- Dingey sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking. There is also a play area for younger children, and of course the beach is within a few yards. The is...More

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jazziecool23
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Response from Gary T | Reviewed this property |
they are no longer there,the only one's that i know of are next to the king alfred swimming pool.
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lilianattar
13 June 2017|
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Response from jointravel1 | Reviewed this property |
hi parking in Brighton and Hove has become more expensive over time unfortunately however if your luck is in you can park beside the lagoon for a 2 hour period for nothing, subject to limited spaces. do not be put off by the... More
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