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Review of Canoe Lake

Canoe Lake
Ranked #19 of 129 things to do in Portsmouth
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a good place to visit especially with children. The model village is always worth a visit if a touch pricey my young grand children have lots of fun there. The café is good value with a wide selection of ice creams. The community gardens is a bit ramshackle and not always open but a nice little attraction. The mini gym is a fun challenge. Barbeques can become over powering especially when windy. Thankfully there are still toilets here which always seem clean. The play area is always packed. I have spent hours and hours over the years and its always a good place to visit/rest with the Rose Gardens just tucked behind, I'm yet to visit the Butterfly house and tend to forget it to has a little area to have a peaceful rest .

Thank fgame0
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good parking access and lots of activities. Great place to spend time away from the beach. Ideal for a picnic.

Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

to spend the day with the children, could feed biths, games and ice creams for them close to the pier and beach

Thank Monica C
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Free to enter. Free play area, splash pool, crabbing in the lake, feeding the swans. All the old fashioned things that little children love. And model boats on Sunday too.

Thank hammie65
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I used to live in Portsmouth as a child and use to visit here to sail model boats. As a child you always think things are bigger than they are but even as a adult it is really quite a large boating lake. Worth a visit to see the model boats on the lake if the various clubs happen to be there. Some of them of the model boats are really impressive.

Thank Martin L
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