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Canoe Lake

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Canoe Lake

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St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth PO4 9RG England
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The Mystery of Nelson's Stolen Diamonds: Old Portsmouth Treasure Hunt Adventure

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Turn the historic streets of Old Portsmouth into the world's largest escape room with this self-guided treasure hunt adventure!<br><br>Solve a range of cryptic clues including word games, maths puzzles, and hidden objects, as you unravel the historic mystery and discover the identity of the infamous diamond thief!<br><br>'The perfect blend of Portsmouth, puzzles, and history!'<br><br>On Horatio Nelson's last day on dry land before joining his ship to fight in the Battle of Trafalgar, he stored a valuable diamond necklace in a chest in one of Portsmouth many taverns for safekeeping. That night, the tavern was broken into and the necklace was stolen. You must solve the clues, eliminate suspects, and return to the scene of the crime to get to the bottom of this historic mystery. This treasure hunt is the best way to see the key historic sights of the city, visit its most atmospheric taverns, and soak up true local stories of its most notorious characters and places.
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bsandrs wrote a review Oct 2020
Portsmouth, United Kingdom22,627 contributions10,628 helpful votes
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I remember visiting Canoe Lake with my parents years ago and it has been a constant for many years. On a sunny October morning we revisited and sat enjoying the scene with families, dog walkers, the occasional jogger etc. circulating the pond. Very busy at this time of the year with the swans and black headed gulls although there were no takers for the pedal swans. Timeless and relaxing, and the cafe was busy supplying hot drinks.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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MYDOGISFINN wrote a review Sep 2020
Emsworth, United Kingdom730 contributions270 helpful votes
This is a lake in a park area just off the seafront with a cafe, toilets and some rather sad looking swan shaped pedalos plus a lot of real swans. It was popular with family groups with young children. If you live locally you might want to come here but it is not much of a visitor attraction.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Marge wrote a review Jul 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom353 contributions105 helpful votes
Can ride Swan Pedalos £8 for 20 minutes. They were sanitising each boat between customers. Crabbing nets & buckets £2 each - cheap entertainment for few hours. Huge free play area and plenty of picnic space. Public toilets really clean & stocked with paper etc. Seems well organised after reopening.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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nnmercman wrote a review Jun 2020
Camberley, United Kingdom12,289 contributions1,314 helpful votes
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This popular lake and park is just along from the pier. Kids enjoy crabbing, going out on a swan pedalo or messing around in one of the play parks. Plenty of grass area to sit and have a picnic plus cafe and toilet block . Up close the water is what I can only call “manky” - local council really need to get it emptied and cleaned - wouldn’t want one of my grandchildren falling in :-(. Watch out for the hordes of birds/swans/ducks - constantly on the prowl for leftover food scraps and can be a darn nuisance. Such a pity the lake in general looks so neglected.
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Iola352 wrote a review Mar 2020
Halstead, United Kingdom43 contributions5 helpful votes
Although the weather was not very good I walked around the lake and it brought back memories of holidays spent as a child in Southsea, There was a lady feeding the swans and she had names for most of them and they seemed to listen to her when she called their names.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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