To and Fro: Tilbury International Cruise Terminal to the Worlds End Pub
Thurs 17 September 2020
Read our COVID-19 UPDATE HERE
Booking for this walk is now closed but you can follow the route on your own.
A walk along the Thames path between the two defensive forts which explores significant landmarks where you can imagine scenes from the vibrant Thames history.
This part of the Thames has a fascinating mix of industrial and military history and can be perceived as the gathering point for London’s debris, but among the debris are treasures both physical and anecdotal that make this stretch of the river fascinating.
Along the walk it is possible to scrape back the layers of physical and oral history to discover Thurrock’s relationship to the Thames; from spotting treasures on the tideline to deciphering the graffiti on the Thames wall.
Suggested schedule for self-directed walks. Please only attend on 17 Sept if you already have a confirmed ticket.
- 17:30: Suggested meeting point: Car park of Tilbury Riverside Arts Activity Centre (TRAAC), Fort Rd, Tilbury RM18 7NJ
- 17:45 – 19:15: Walk along the foreshore
- 19:30 Walk ends in The World’s End Pub carpark, Fort Rd, Tilbury RM18 7NR
- Duration: 1.5 hours
- Distance: 3.3 miles
- Grading: Moderate
- Terrain: A little rough and obstacles strewn on path in places and some steps. Please take a walking stick(s) if you require support with balance
- Please note that mud larking is strictly by PoLA licence only
Thank you to the Walk Leader who plotted the route and collected this information: Sarah Waterman
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Start / End: C2C Tilbury Town – This is a 4 minute car journey or a 25 minute walk from The Worlds End Pub.
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At start: Bus number 99 – This bus stop is a 2 minute walk to the Cruise Terminal and a 5 minute walk from The Worlds End Pub, it is just outside of the Ferry Terminal. The bus goes via Tilbury Town Train Station. Please note the last bus leaves the Ferry Terminal at 19:10 and therefore you should pick an earlier start time if you wish to return by bus.
At start: Tilbury Riverside Arts Activity Centre (TRAAC) car park, Fort Rd, Tilbury RM18 7NJ
At end:Worlds End Pub Fort Rd, Tilbury RM18 7NR
There is a 5 minute walk between the two car parks.
This walk isn’t accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Parts of the path along the river are strewn with objects and there are some steep steps.
Terrain: A little rough and obstacles strewn on path in places and some steps. Please take support sticks if you require support with balance.
You need to choose walks within your capabilities; especially if walking in a self-directed manner. If walking with us, our 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.
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.
What to take
Be prepared! Face masks are advisable if you wish to use public toilets and essential if you wish to use local shops or are travelling via public transport.
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.
Read our COVID-19 UPDATE HERE
In addition to the Covid-19 Walk Guidelines which everyone must agree to follow, a description of the measures in place to make the festival Covid-safe can be found here.
We will be taking photographs and video of this event to promote and celebrate the project in print and online. If you attend an event and do not give consent to be photographed or filmed, that’s absolutely fine, please let a member of the Kinetika team know on the day.
Download the flyer here: T100 2020 Festival Flyer
Thurrock 100 would like to extend a huge thank you to its funders and delivery partners.