Tilbury Fort

Grays to Tilbury Fort

Grays to Tilbury Fort Day Thirty-Five The last day’s march is something of a procession: five miles through Tilbury to the fort where Queen Elizabeth I gave her famous speech and, as one fellow walker whispers in my ear, “They made that film Portaloo.” If you don’t know Tilbury, it’s a town that gets dismissed […]

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Bear the dog on Canvey credit Kevin Rushby

Canvey Island

Day Twenty-Eight. We start the day on a high, a breakfast bagel with coffee outside the Golden Bagel next to Benfleet Station..

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