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Best Lakes In Canvey Island, Essex

We've rounded up the best lakes in Canvey Island in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 9 Canvey Island lakes to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the lakes we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Chafford Gorges Nature Park

  • Grays
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Chafford Gorges Nature Park has 200 acres of green space, perfect for wildlife, residents of Chafford Hundred and for visitors! Get away from the hus...

Promenade Park

  • Maldon
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Promenade Park is the District's most popular park and has undergone a major refurbishment programme in recent years. Promenade Park offers the follo...

Woodup Pool

  • Maldon
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Woodup Pool, also known as Woodrolfe Pool is a very basic salt water bathing pool that even has its own little beach at one end! The pool can be foun...

Kelsey Park and Minigolf Course

  • Beckenham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Showcase Park of the London Borough of Bromley, Kelsey Park offers peace and quiet to those who want it, holding some of the most beautiful lands...

The Regents Park and Primrose Hill

  • Regents Park
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Regent's Park is one of the Royal Parks, offering large open spaces for outdoor exploration and family games. Head to the top of Primrose Hill fo...

Long Melford Country Park

  • Long Melford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sun’s out, weather’s gorgeous and you just want to spend the day outdoor? At Melford Country Park you’ll find over 8 hectares of grassland, woodland...

Fairlands Valley Park

  • Stevenage
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Activities at Fairlands Valley Park include sailing bell boats and dragon boats, fishing, swimming in the paddling pools and playing on the children'...

Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve

  • Rickmansworth
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

It can be hard to find a bit of tranquillity in life, which is why places like Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve are so important. This local na...



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Denham Country Park

  • Uxbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The good thing about large open spaces, like Denham Country Park, is that they’re full of possibilities. When you have 69 acres of parkland to play w...

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