Thameside Nature Park to East Tilbury
Thameside Nature Discovery Park to East Tilbury
In Other People’s Shoes
27th July 2021 11am-2pm
Starts: Thameside Nature Discovery Park
Ends: East Tilbury
Only 3.5 miles, but you can join this walk at midday in East Tilbury if you prefer something shorter. Just let us know on the booking form.
This walk starts in Thameside Nature Discovery Park, a popular bird watching site with wonderful views of the lake. Lots of wildlife to enjoy here as we make our way over to East Tilbury.
On arrival in East Tilbury we’ll explore the residential, industrial and social legacy of Thomas Bata’s utopian vision from the 1930s, visiting the old Bata factory, hotel and Heritage Centre.
The walk ends at the Bata Memorial Gardens for artist-led activities to inspire us to share our dreams for the future with artist Sadie Hasler.
You are invited to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy as part of the day however chips from George’s fish bar can be arranged for you, there is an option on the order form to let us know.
At the end there is an optional return to the starting point (2-3pm).
This walk starts alongside Beach of Dreams walk 30 and then these walkers will continue on their longer route.