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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

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Scholefieldschoice
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's been a while since I had a walk on the sea wall , it won't be long till I go again. It's clean there are places to stop for a cup of tea or a snack . Plenty of seating too. There are murals which show some of the history of the island.

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Thank 50Pauline
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not disappointed 😀 I recently went back to visit Canvey Island Esplanade. I used to live on the Island many years ago & fully expected to find the seafront & amenities run down & tatty ,but on the contrary, it was fresh litter & graffiti free 😎Some very nice fish & chip shops & little tea shops too . Of... More 

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Thank DWFitzGerald
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful sandy beaches great fun to have with the kids. Walk alo f the sea front and enjoy the amusement park there's rides for all ages and it's cheap as well.

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1 Thank sarahandstephen73
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fairground, arcades, cafe, restaurants, fish & chips shop, beach & sea. Good place for a weekend away or a week, even a day or afternoon.

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1 Thank Derek B
Ilford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came Sunday and what a lovely day the weather was great the price for a wrist band are really good . loads of rides beach was lovely was a crap pool and we catches loads of crabs there a shop that sells the nets. will be coming back to canvey Island have everything there my son really enjoyed it :)

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1 Thank jane71smith71
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

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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1 Thank Scholefieldschoice
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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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3 Thank Frank H
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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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1 Thank Alan C
Luton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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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3 Thank Carol C
essex
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1,122 reviews
315 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7,494 helpful votes
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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1 Thank bigbarryEssex

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