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Mayflower Park

Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8083 3605
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One of the last refuges of the elusive.....Ice Cream Van!!!

If there's just one guarantee in this world then the summertime Ice Cream Van at Mayflower Park, is... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Paul H
Shirley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great River Views

Lovely to watch the ships, and the large open space to enjoy an ice cream seemed very popular with... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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This scenic city park was named after the historic sailing from Southampton to America by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“boat show” (17 reviews)
“container ships” (10 reviews)
Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8083 3605
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

If there's just one guarantee in this world then the summertime Ice Cream Van at Mayflower Park, is it. It is an attraction in it's own right but sadly now the only attraction. Gone is the huge play area of my youth with the concrete...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Lovely to watch the ships, and the large open space to enjoy an ice cream seemed very popular with families

Thank juliawatson210
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely open space with a lot of scenery. Good place for kids. Playground etc. Defo get an ice cream! The guy who serves them is lovely and it's reasonably priced. Watch for parking attendance they are on the ball and will ticket you.

Thank lianne p
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Essentially a rectangular grassy area with car parking. Gives good views of the ships and is good value parking for the ferries.

Thank LHJ42
Reviewed 29 July 2017

my kids loved the park and ice cream i loved the ocean view.plenty of seats and fun fun fun for the kids.they didnt know what to play on next.

Thank theviper2017
Reviewed 20 July 2017

For cruise enthusiasts and sea view, you can see the sea and the sunset view with the large ships sailing You can sit and enjoy this view

Thank alneebari
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had some higher expectation given the name of the park, I thought it was more than just a park named after the Mayflower. But nope, it was apart named just after the Mayflower, a bit dodgy looking I thought, walked in and straight out.

Thank Rick_Yvanovich
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

It's a good park for watching container ships and cruise liners. There is a cafe, toilets and children's play area but it's not a pretty park,just a green with a Southampton water view.

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a lovely park where you can get to watch all the Cruise ships and Container vessels coming in and out of the Port of Southampton. If you are on a ship you can also get a great view of the park.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 4 July 2017

our ncl ship docked at terminal #101 right next to mayflower park. if you are able to and enjoy walking it's a relatively easy 20-30 minute walk to the city centre. there you will see the old city gates, remnants of the wall and lots...More

Thank tj_allman100
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24 January 2015|
Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
This area was covered in water which came up to the town walls in 1620 when the Mayflower was in port. The park must have been built as the same time as the pier during the Regency period. The Prince Regent introduced... More