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Tilbury Fort, Tilbury

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  • Nice walk beautiful place full of history , looking other the the Thames , Definitely a place to go with kids on summer day  more »
  • Spent a very pleasant few hours with my son and grandchildren exploring this unique place. The fort is in good condition and great for the kids to explore including some dark tunnels. The guide book.....  more »
  • So much to learn about and explore in this amazingly preserved and open fort. Be amazed at the weird geometrical layout of the fort, and discover why is was so innovative. Enjoy the hands on with the model bridge and the actual WW2 gun placement. Great audio tour with useful displays, parts of the site are almost perfectly preserved, others are just outlines on the ground, with a large site to walk and clamber around: it all combines well to a solid family outing. In the sunshine it is spectacular, I bet though that in the rain it would not be difficult to imagine how exposed the fort is.
  • Great place for seeing some artillery history. A big collection of guns and well restored magazine and fortifications. It'd be nice if all the guns were maintained a bit better, maybe the local reserve unit could help there.
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