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Canvey Island Seafront

Eastern Esplanade | Canvey Island, SS8 7JQ, England
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I haven't been to Canvey Island for such a long time around 20 or so years before I went with last... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sam H
via mobile
Great walk on a sunny day.

Haven't been here for years; we were pleasantly surprised. You can walk for miles - we parked in a... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
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  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
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“sea wall” (24 reviews)
“sea front” (17 reviews)
Eastern Esplanade | Canvey Island, SS8 7JQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 5 November 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

Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed 25 October 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 Mummy1940
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Small but Quaint, has been built up over the last 10 years, so now has a few restaurents to choose from, as well as the traditional arcades for the kids....nice safe beach too, very underated but does get busy and parking is very poor and...More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The seafront at Canvey is a child friendly location, without being mega expensive,all types of cuisine are at hand and also very reasonably priced amusements.

Thank John F
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Has improved so much over the last few years..now with the play area for younger kids..so many restaurants to pick from..a great walk along seafront.

Thank bigbarryEssex
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely and cheap for funfair and food but definitely not a place to play on the beach. Huge stones and muddy coast line with a small amount of sand

Thank schsktl2
Reviewed 27 August 2017

If you are fed up with the crowds and the commercialism of Southend and the parking nightmare of Leigh, then Canvey is the place for you. It is quiet, well maintained and has plenty of facilities. Ideal if you have small kids with the beach,...More

4  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Very strange cheap n cheerful but not so much cheep, for what it is and where it is I think it's expensive, 2£ a ride for a child is to much, it's a cash cow, it's no vegas. What I did notice was no foreigners,...More

3  Thank Rob H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Nice for a brisk walk along the front and watching the tankers and other ships passing. Otherwise not much to commend the place for a day visit.

Thank Simon D
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Kaitlin B
2 December 2017|
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.
30 May 2017|
Response from Susan B |
We now have 2 bays with picnic benches on Thorney Bay Beach for wheelchair uses only. There is disabled parking bays in the car park
30 May 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth S | Reviewed this property |
There are disabled parking spaces in Lubbins Car Park which is situated opposite a wheelchair/mobility scooter slope giving access to Concord Beach, there is then a slope to access the beach side promenade.