The Lake

The Lake was originally a minor waterway fed from Smallgains Creek, only assuming lake proportions after the

Dutch reclamation damming -stretches from Cherrydown Walk to Knightswick Rd.































Canvey Island Essex

Rounded Rectangle:


Taken from the Knightswick end of the lake at the spot where the Oysterfleet Hotel now stands

Looking to the north shore of the lake with the girl’s bungalow on the far right and the Swallows Children’s home next to it. Benfleet Downs in the distance