Chadwell St Mary to East Tilbury

This walk happened on Weds 10 July 1.15-5pm, but you can follow the walk yourself using the information below.

Walk 5 of T100 Welcome to the Kitchen Table

After setting off from Chadwell St Mary Community Hub, the walk leaves the village and heads east along Linford Road.  At the roundabout join Sandy lane and walk down hill to Footpath 73 at the bottom of the hill, and proceed east to Footpath 72 which passes through fields with horses and beautiful views of river Thames, Port of Tilbury and north Kent.

Continue east along Rectory Road to West Tilbury green, then along Church Road, Low Street and Station Road before joining FP 200 which travels across woodlands and farms to St Catherine’s Church in East Tilbury village. If they are open you can have a look inside the Church, or visit Coalhouse Fort.  A great way to end the walk is with the legendary fish and chips from George’s fish bar in East Tilbury.


  • Meet: Chadwell St Mary Community Hub/Library, Brentwood Road, Chadwell St Mary, RM16 4JP
  • 1.15 pm: Registration
  • 1.30 pm: Walk starts
  • 2.30 – 3.30 pm: St Catherine’s Church/ Coalhouse Fort
  • 5.00 pm:  Walk ends in East Tilbury for Fish and Chips at George’s Fish Bar.

Walk Info

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Distance: Approx 5.3 miles
  • Grading: Easy
  • Terrain: Pavements and footpaths.  The section from Chadwell St Mary to St Catherine’s Church/Coalhouse Fort is not accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Many thanks to the original Walk Leader Winnie Nyamu.  To read a recipe for kale that Winnie generously shared with us, go here: Sukuma Wiki


Route Map



Nearest train station at the start: C2C Tilbury Town Station, Tilbury RM18 7BJ, which is a 2.4 mile walk to Chadwell St Mary.

Nearest train station at the end: C2C East Tilbury, East Tilbury, Stanford-le-Hope RM18 8NT


Defoe Parade, Chadwell St Mary – 10 minutes walk to Chadwell St Mary Community Hub/Library. Free.


The section from Chadwell St Mary to St Catherine’s Church/Coalhouse Fort is not accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs. The section from St Catherine’s Church to the centre of East Tilbury is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Thurrock 100 walks are of different lengths and on different terrain. Some are mainly on footpaths, and others mainly on footpaths where ground may be uneven.  If this walk doesn’t suit you, there is probably another one that will.

Please note:
You need to choose walks within your capabilities; the walk leaders are experienced but must take your word that you are sufficiently fit for the grade of walk you have chosen.

Due care has been exercised in organising the walks, however Kinetika, the funders and associated partners of the project cannot accept liability for loss, accident or injury caused to any person following the routes, especially unsupervised.  Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

What to take

Please ensure that you are properly equipped for all walks. The weather can be unpredictable so bring waterproof clothing and/or sun hats and sun cream – it’s best to be prepared for everything!
Walking boots/shoes are recommended, but otherwise please wear suitable and comfortable footwear- best to leave open-toe sandals or high heels at home.  Make sure you bring a packed lunch, if necessary, and plenty to drink.


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