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Canvey Island Seafront

Eastern Esplanade | Canvey Island, SS8 7JQ, England
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Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play Area

I visited with the grandchildren who were attending a Birthday Party there, Firstly, BEWARE OF... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
essexgran2016
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Essex, United Kingdom
AVOID

I'm feel terribly sad for people who consider this as a beach. I was researching for dog friendly... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Prasanth P
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average23%
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Eastern Esplanade | Canvey Island, SS8 7JQ, England
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"sea front"
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"lovely walk"
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"worth a visit"
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"dog owners"
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"bay watch"
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"brisk walk"
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"car parking is"
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"leisure island"
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"few years"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with the grandchildren who were attending a Birthday Party there, Firstly, BEWARE OF THE CAR PARK.! The actual Car Park attached to the Venue is Camera surveillance car park. PLEASE if you must park there, don't linger get out of your car, PAY...More

Thank essexgran2016
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

I'm feel terribly sad for people who consider this as a beach. I was researching for dog friendly beaches and this place came on top for Essex. After reading top few positive reviews on TripAdvisor I paid visit today. Firstly it's not a beach it's...More

4  Thank Prasanth P
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited Fantasy Island - £5 admission for little ones, which covers most activities. Took 8,7,6,4 & 3 year olds and they all had a brilliant time even though the weather was cold and drizzly. All the young attendants took their roles seriously and a special...More

Thank Elaine S
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This seafront has improved so much over the last few years..with new restaurants opening..all the amusement arcades..and kids play area..different to other seafronts..so many places to have a nice lunch..good beach area..lovely walks along promenade.

1  Thank bigbarryEssex
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

It made quite an impression on me. Not a conventional seaside resort but lots of character and enough amenities without being over-commercialised. Some sandy beaches (man-made) with good seating on the prom - and picnic tables on the beach itself. Loved the memorial gardens with...More

Thank Veronica H
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Canvey Island seafront is a lovely place to visit with various things to do.It has a Childrens park with lots of rides and cafes,fish and chip shop,pancake shop and a few others.The seafront itself has cafes and all along the seawall is lined with benches...More

1  Thank janpierce
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

The Thorney Bay area is maintained by a voluntary group called "Baywatch" who do a magnificent job in keeping the beach clean.They have also provided benches and huge plant pots and have organised disabled access to the beach.Baywatch have transformed the area which is now...More

2  Thank martin h
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to Canvey Island for such a long time around 20 or so years before I went with last week. To be fair in all that time it hasn't really changed much, it has a crabbing pool the swimming pool and a lot...More

1  Thank Sam H
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Haven't been here for years; we were pleasantly surprised. You can walk for miles - we parked in a car park which is free during winter months and headed east and walked to the end of the path - there is nothing in the way...More

1  Thank CheekyLondon
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I regularly run the length of the sea wall as part of my running regime. It is a bit under 2 miles from one end to the other. A couple of small cafe/ eateries along the route, and always see children playing in the summer....More

Thank Kay R
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Kaitlin B
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Rosie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kaitlin, sorry for the late reply. We have found that in the Winter months the Car Park was free all day. Please check the signs in the car park though just to be sure.
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