Tilbury Fort

Monday 24th May 2021

Tilbury Fort

Tilbury Fort on the Thames estuary has protected London’s seaward approach from the 16th century through to the Second World War.

Henry VIII built the first fort here, and Queen Elizabeth I famously rallied her army nearby to face the threat of the Armada. The present fort is much the best example of its type in England, with its circuit of moats and bastioned outworks.

Spend a great family day out here as you explore the magazine houses used to store vast quantities of gunpowder or enter the bastion magazine passages and feel what it was like for the soldiers who lived here. 

When

Monday 24th May 2021

Where

Tilbury

RM18 7NR

Website

Link

Previous East India and The Thames - A Trilogy
Rainham RSPB

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