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Address: Eastern Esplanade | Canvey Island, SS8 7JQ, England
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STROLL ALONG THE PROM

Walk along the prom on a summers day and you could be anywhere in the world. Views of Kent across the water. Little cafes if you get thirsty or fancy a poke of chips. Plenty of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Scholefieldschoice
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk along the prom on a summers day and you could be anywhere in the world. Views of Kent across the water. Little cafes if you get thirsty or fancy a poke of chips. Plenty of bars should you fancy a tipple

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We moved to Canvey in 2015. We downsized to a bungalow five minutes from the beach. As a young boy in the 60s from London it was a day trip. The place degenerated over the years and it became seedy and dirty. However, with the closure of many of the arcades with new condo's being built, Canvey started to pick... More 

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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As I live about 1/2 Mile from the Seafront at Canvey I can speak quite bluntly about it. As with most smaller Coastal towns there is not a great deal to do regarding entertainment for the Kids. There is the Labworth Beach Cafe where you can get refreshments but at a price I might add. Along the Esplanade there are... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great day it was a beautiful sunny day had a fantastic walk along the Seafront with our dog . The tide was out so we were able to go on the beach . Canvey Island is a great place very chilled

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Thank Carol C
essex
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1,091 reviews
306 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

There has been so much improvement over the last few years..it has a lovely walk..Amusement Park and Arcades..many Restaurants and Pubs.

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Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

If you fancy a day out at Beirut-on-Sea, then look no further than Canvey Island sea front. You can park all day for £2, as they must be that desperate for visitors. First impressions are of Adventure Island. This amusement area appears like it has been closed since the early 1960's. it's all fenced off, and everything is rusty and... More 

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Being an islander, it had been ages since I'd been to the sa front, I've recently started walking to get some excecise so was pleasantly surprised to see the great impovements, Canvey Bay Watch have done an amazing job, it looks lovely, there are memorial benches all along the 'sea side' of the wall it's very emotional as there are... More 

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Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Had a lovely walk along the sea wall by the Lobster Smack. Made a change with different views across to the new port.

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Thank paul672555
Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time with the kids at the amusement park at Canvey. We usually go to leisure island but my kids have loved going to fantasy island which had opened just next door as there are big rides for them as well as small for the baby.😬👍🏼Defiantly recommend it. A lot cheaper than adventure island in Southend and a... More 

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Canvey seafront recently and were very impressed with what's changed since our last visit. It boasted a lovely clean environment along with good facilities. We particularly liked Jimmy macs which was one of the best places to eat we have been to along with what looks like a truly awesome little theme park called fantasy island with... More 

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