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Canoe Lake

St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth PO4 9RG, England
+44 23 9281 6760
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lovely lake, take the kids crabbing, you can buy line and buckets in the nearby cafe.beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Filled with sea-water,great for Crabbing or a gentle walk around.Lots of effort made in the summer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris L
Pskov, Russia
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St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth PO4 9RG, England
+44 23 9281 6760
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Filled with sea-water,great for Crabbing or a gentle walk around.Lots of effort made in the summer with flowers/gardens,but a bit dour in the winter months. You can hire swan boats and there are usually up to 50 swans resident,depending on the time of year. Nice...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely to visit the Canoe Lake and to walk slowly around the outside. Plenty of seating and really nice to see real swans preening themselves. Being the end of September, the boating area wasn't open and I would have loved to had a go...More

Thank PyeLin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots for kids in nice weather.Crabbing on the lake.Boats on the lake.Splash pool,Swing park,Model Village,Picnic area and right opposite beach and pier.

Thank chatsworthpalace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this site as a child, with my children and still now with my Mother. There is always something to do, watch or enjoy. Cafe is nice and relaxing, toilets easy to get too and clean. From a rest to people watch to fun...More

Thank Amanda19622015
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Wonderful place to visit in the summer. Yummy ice creams, splash pad, park, near to the beach, crabbing in the lake. Brilliant.

Thank sabrinae58
Reviewed August 13, 2017

A good sized canoe lake where many families go crabbing. You can hire a pedalo swan or duck - great fun and a good work out for the legs. The man hiring the swans was a nice chap and very helpful. There is a playground...More

Thank ReviewerEm
Reviewed August 4, 2017

large play area for the kids of all ages, café on the side and toilets not too far away, with the beach just across the road what more could you want

Thank karenlewis2015
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Set in a nice area offering paddle boats, food outlets, plenty of grassed area and seating. Good for those who enjoy remote control model boats. Close to the seashore and bus stops.

Thank Barry S
Reviewed July 11, 2017

A lovely setting with lots of grounds for people to picnic and watch people on the lake. There is also two cafes for people to eat and purchase food and drink

Thank Wendy A
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June 19, 2017|
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Response from Sharon Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi... it may cost a bit more...check Portsmouth city council website.