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W-S-M Marine Lake

W-S-M Marine Lake beach, Somerset

Marine Lake lies at the northern end of Weston-super-Mare and overlooks Glentworth Bay.

A wooden walkway effectively connects Anchor Head in the northwest to the Knightstone in the southeast. The area behind the walkway known as Marine Lake. Constructed in 1927 the Lake was built so that visitors could swim when the tide was out.

A small sandy beach lies at its southeastern corner which is often busy due to its proximity to the town itself. Facilities within easy walking distance include shops, cafés, refreshment kiosks, ice creams and toilets. Parking and disabled parking are available in a number of car parks.

There are plenty of things to do in the town. There are all the usual kiosks, shops, cafés and amusements on the Grand Pier a short walk away with swimming, watersports including sailing, windsurfing and jet-skiing on the main beach.

Why not take a visit to the Sea-Life Centre or a pleasure boat cruise to Flat Holm in the Severn Estuary?

Dogs are banned on Marine Lake all year round.



 Flora and Fauna

 Sandy beach

 Cafe, shop or pub

 Easily accessible

 Family friendly


OS Explorer Map 153: Weston-super-Mare & Bleadon Hill

OS Explorer Map 153: Weston-super-Mare & Bleadon Hill

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Weston-super-Mare, Nailsea, Axbridge and Clevedon.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:







Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:






Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Burnham-on-Sea, Weston-super-Mare, Axbridge and Sidcot.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Brean Sands

 arrowBrean Theme Park


 arrowOdeon, Weston-super-Mare


 arrowHelicopter Museum

 arrowCourt Farm Country Park

 arrowPuxton Park


 arrowAnimal Farm Adventure Park

 arrowPrincess Theatre and Arts Centre


 arrowClevedon Pier




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