Belonging: Lollipop People

19th June 2022


Starts: Grays Town Park

Ends: Grays Beach Riverside Park

Booking for this walk is now closed but you can follow the route on your own.

Grays Town Park to Grays Beach Riverside. Visitors joined us for a High street procession with music and silk flags from The Platinum Jubilee Pageant. We ended at Grays Beach Riverside Park to celebrate all those who belong to and support the local community.

There was Yacht club sailing, Father’s Day craft workshops, music from Kinetika Bloco, drama sessions as well as pop-up shows from The Complete Commedia Company and Rendered Retina, and a riverfront performance for all the family.

Find out more about Kinetika Bloco and The Complete Commedia Company.

Kinetika Bloco perfomers play their instruments as they parade away from the performance area



  • 2pm: Suggested meeting point, Registration Grays Town Park, 12 Park View Gardens, Grays, RM17 5EU
  • 2pm – 3pm: A 1-hour walk
  • 3pm: Arrive at, Grays Beach Riverside Park, RM17 5JP


  • Duration: 1 hour including brief stops
  • Distance: 1.5  miles
  • Grading: Easy
  • Terrain: Pavements – A mixture of paved and unpaved paths suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
  • Access: this walk is suitable for wheelchair and pushchairs.


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The nearest train station at the Start/End: C2C Grays Station High Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6NQ


Start/End: Grays bus station is directly oppostie the railway station, just 5-10 minutes walk from the parks.

Multiple bus routes go to this station: 5A, 5B, 22, 33, 44, 66, 73, 83, 88


Start/ End: There are lots of car parking options in Grays all within walking distance of the start and end of the route.

Grays multi-storey car park is central for both the start and end points if you wish to attend all day.

If you are being dropped off or picked up the closest to the end of the walk near Grays Beach is on Thames Road.

Parking Charges can be found here. On-street in the immediate area, with no charge after 6pm.


This walk is accessible for wheelchairs or large pushchairs.

T100 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 and ensure 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.


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 with you if necessary, and plenty to drink.

Toilet facilities can be accessed at Grays Beach Park.

We encourage you to bring face coverings with you. You will not have to wear face coverings for the duration of the walk but you may wish to wear them if you enter indoor spaces on the route, although this is optional.


If you take any of your own photos whilst taking part in the walk, we would love to see them. Share your photos on social media with #T100People.


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