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Canoe Lake is a great place to visit, either just for adults or families. There is a play park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Grest oasis

Brought back many memories. It is great for a walk or as we did a picnic on one of the many seats... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth PO4 9RG, England
+44 23 9281 6760
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Canoe Lake is a great place to visit, either just for adults or families. There is a play park, large field, putting green, tennis courts and pavilion and more. The Rose Garden and Japanese gardens are nearby. There are lovely views over the Solent. It...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought back many memories. It is great for a walk or as we did a picnic on one of the many seats. Toilets nearby and also shops. Also watch the water fowl

Thank 123linny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for family’s ,play area for children ,mini pitch and put,and 3 cafes ,greens is dog friendly and backs on to the tennis courts, the lake has swans and there are boats to hire ,also the children go crabbing ,and 2 minuets across the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another much loved children`s activity my granddaughters are not quite too old yet at 13 & 11 to enjoy this. Last time it was blowing a small gale and our swan went everywhere. Café here as well, but not used today. Very reasonable and great...More

Thank DAVIDMS20050
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I use canoe lake every day and ev ery day is very different. For families on a good day is a cheap day out for a family, lots of space to run around play ball, take the dog, picnic, BBQ etc there are pedelos on...More

Thank Lez H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Parking was pretty easy nearby beach and lake. Definitely worth a visa to canoe lake I'd you have kids as it a safe friendly place for them. The lake is beautiful and you can hire a "swan pedal boat" to go out on it an...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Spent a few hours here on a Sunday morning with my son attemping to find some crabs, we saw plenty getting caught by other people but we didnt catch one in 2 hours !!! Sadly between us were not the most patient of fisherman. Grreat...More

Thank danwot
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect for the whole family on a nice day out. The swan boats can be hired for £8 for 20 mins, max of 5 people per boat. Children’s play park and water splash park. When the weather is is good they have inflatable slides and...More

Thank TopTravelerUK
Reviewed 9 July 2018

came for a picnic by canoe lake and to ride on the pedal boats, £8 for 20 minutes which is a good price and a fun day out with food and toilet facilities very nearby

Thank qmichaelb
Reviewed 28 June 2018

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...More

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Response from Sharon Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi... it may cost a bit more...check Portsmouth city council website.