A very pleasant and picturesque walk

Photo:Salt marsh at East Tilbury

Salt marsh at East Tilbury

Photo:Walking west along the sea wall towards Tilbury but looking back to Coryton on the horizon

Walking west along the sea wall towards Tilbury but looking back to Coryton on the horizon

Photo:Man made lake at the gravel pit East Tilbury

Man made lake at the gravel pit East Tilbury

Photo:Onto CoalHouse fort

Onto CoalHouse fort

Photo:Past the moat at the fort

Past the moat at the fort

Photo:These buildings were added to the fort in the second world war

These buildings were added to the fort in the second world war

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Photo:Past the radar tower,

Past the radar tower,

Photo:On past the old moorings where supplies were bought from ships to the fort by rail

On past the old moorings where supplies were bought from ships to the fort by rail

Photo:The start of where the marshes were reclaimed back in the thirties

The start of where the marshes were reclaimed back in the thirties

Photo:One of the many 2nd world war pillboxes located in the area around Coalhouse fort

One of the many 2nd world war pillboxes located in the area around Coalhouse fort

Photo:The riverfront, Tilbury marshes looking towards the Tilbury power station

The riverfront, Tilbury marshes looking towards the Tilbury power station

Following the Thames from East Tilbury to Tilbury marshes

By Steve Kimmings

I have walked this way many times as a lad and as a man and I still enjoy it ! I spent many a day (and night ) fishing along the riverside as a lad - happy days !

 

This page was added by Steve Kimmings on 24/10/2013.

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